The Greater Houston Partnership will honor Larry Kellner, outgoing CEO of Continental Airlines, as its 2009 International Executive of the Year. The award will be presented in collaboration with the City of Houston, the Port of Houston Authority, Harris County, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club of Houston. Held annually for the past 23 years, the International Executive of the Year award recognizes an outstanding business person whose global leadership continues to make the Houston region a center of international business. Last year the Partnership honored gymnastics legends Bela and Martha Karolyi. Previous awardees include music executive Mathew Knowles; former Shell Oil Company CEO John Hofmeister; and The Honorable Lloyd M. Bentsen.
WHO: The Greater Houston Partnership and Larry Kellner, Chairman and CEO, Continental Airlines
WHAT: International Executive of the Year Award 2009
WHEN: Friday, September 25, 2008
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hilton Houston Post Oak, Main Ballroom
2001 Post Oak Blvd.
Seating for the luncheon is limited to working media. R.S.V.P. to Rachel Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (713) 844-3663.