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The American Chamber of Commerce rewarded 5 companies for strengthening US Portugal ties


The American Chamber of Commerce rewarded 5 companies for strengthening US Portugal ties - portugal news
The American Chamber of Commerce rewarded 5 companies for strengthening US Portugal ties - Portugal Business News

Portugal news - The American Chamber of Commerce rewarded 5 companies for strengthening US Portugal ties.

 

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Portugal hosted the AmCham Tributes ceremony, which rewards companies and personalities that distinguished themselves for their contribution to strengthening ties, especially economic relations, between Portugal and the US.

 

The ceremony was presided by the US Ambassador to Portugal, Randi Charno Levine, and was attended by the Minister of the Presidency, Antonio Leitão Amaro, and the President of AICEP Portugal Global, Ricardo Arroja.

 

“The AmCham Tributes ceremony is a very relevant event, not only because it is a way of recognizing successful Portuguese and North American companies, but also because it marks the good relations that bring Portugal and the USA closer together”, stated the President of AICEP, adding that “the four companies awarded here represent the backbone of continuous innovation, the commitment to strengthening economic relations between our countries, and the deepening of transatlantic ties.”

 

 

Here are the 4 companies and the 2 individuals awarded at the AmCham Tributes ceremony 2024:

 

 

1 - Johnson & Johnson


Johnson & Johnson is a shining example of Foreign Direct Investment with innovative activities in Portugal since the 60s, namely through the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

 

 

2 - Five9


Five9 is a California-based company that will have their new European R&D hub in Porto, making Portugal the company's engineering headquarters in Europe.

 

 

3 – ENDIPREV


ENDIPREV is a top wind industry Portuguese company with a great sustainability approach.

 

 

4 – Unbabel


Unbabel is an AI startup based in Lisbon, with an office in San Francisco and several important projects with the US.

 

 

5 - Isabel Capeloa Gil - Rector of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa

 

Isabel Capeloa Gil received the title of Personality of the year at the AmCham Tributes 2024.

 

 

6 - Garrett McNamara - World-renowned surfer


Garrett McNamara is an American surfer who became world-renowned for breaking the world record for the largest wave ever surfed in Nazaré in Portugal.





 

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