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PAST EVENT:
07/12/2023

The 33rd Annual Fête & 2023 Global Leadership Award

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Proudly Presents


The 33rd Annual
Fête




2023
Global Leadership Award



Honoring

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Roger Perreault
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
 Sponsors' Private VIP Reception at 6:30 PM

Rain or Shine: Covered Outdoor Patio & Dining Area

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Fairmount Water Works

640 Waterworks Drive,Philadelphia, PA
Free Self-Parking Lot with Attendant

Live Entertainment by 

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Featuring Sadie Leigh & David Gustafson

Blue and White Color Theme (optional)!

Bring a fabulous, fun, or kitschy hand fan!  

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Fête Menu

LAVISH RECEPTION BUFFET


DINNER

FIRST COURSE

MEDITERRANEAN SALAD
Grilled Vegetables, Arugula, Romaine and Grilled Belgian Endive,
Feta Cheese, Sun-dried Tomato, and Kalamata Olives,
Herbed crostini, and Lemon Vinaigrette with Red Pepper Oil

MAIN COURSE

DUET OF FILET MIGNON & CHILEAN SEA BASS
Tender Grilled Filet Mignon, Paired with Pan-seared Chilean Sea Bass,
Topped with a Cabernet Demi-glaze and a Soy-miso Sauce

SWEET ENDINGS

DESSERT BUFFET

With a Decadent Crêpe Station

Business Card Prize Drawing Winners

Félicitations à Sandhya Annadanam, UGI

Two Complimentary Admissions to the 11/16 Savor Soirée Celebrating French-Philadelphia Business Connections with Wines of the World and the Arrival of the 2023 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, Vintage Georges Duboeuf Silk Necktie & Scarf, and Two Bottles of 2022 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau

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Félicitations à Brian Ellixson, Troutman Pepper

Two Complimentary Tickets to see Kimmel Center Presents Broadway in Philadelphia: Moulin Rouge - The Musical. Parquet Center for Tuesday, July 18th, 2023, 7:30 PM

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licitations à Mélanie Del Gobbo, Art for Science

Boiron Stay Healthy Gift Basket with Homeopathic and Natural Remedies, Boiron 40th Anniversary Jute Tote, 100% Cotton Boiron T-shirt, and a Hot/Cold Gel Pack.

Companies Represented at the 33rd Annual Fete!

African Caribbean Business Council
Air Liquide
Airgas
AmeriGas
Arkema
Art for Science
Bank of America Securities
BARDA
Boiron USA
Bordentown Historical Society
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Catherine Larson Interior Design
Chestnut Hill College
City of Mortefontaine, France
Comcast

Consulate of France
Delta Air Lines
Duane Morris
Eisner Advisory Group LLC
ENRICH at Temple SBDC
Envera (a Lesaffre company)
Enviri
Ernst & Young
Fox Rothschild LLP
French-American Chamber
Global IP
Green and Spiegel US LLC
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King's College
KPMG LLP
Lisa Price & Associates

Mastery Charter School
Mazars US
McElroy Deutsch
Palamatic Process
Penn Medicine
Penn Valley Elementary School
Pennsylvania DCED

Philadelphia Commerce Dept.
PhilaFLAM & USFLAM
Potter Anderson Corroon LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Regen Lab, S.A.
Saint-Gobain North America
Saul Ewing
Scarinci Hollenbeck
Sia Partners
St. Francis Xavier School
Stone & Key Cellars
Temple SBDC
The Princeton Group
TNP Consultants
Troutman Pepper LLP
UGI Corporation
UGI Energy Services
University of Delaware
Villanova Widger Law School
Virtua Health

WHYY
Widener University
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
WTW

Merci Beaucoup to Our 2023 Sponsors!

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Meet Our Guest of Honor

2023 Global Leadership Award Honoree
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Roger Perreault
President & Chief Executive Officer
UGI Corporation
Parent Company of AmeriGas

Since June 2021, Roger Perreault has served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of UGI Corporation. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Global LPG of UGI Corporation (2018 - 2021) and President of UGI International, LLC (2015 - 2021).

For over 21 years from 1994-2015, Mr. Perreault's career was with Air Liquide, a French, global industrial gases company. He held various leadership positions from 2008 to 2014, notably a role with responsibility for Air Liquide’s North American Large Industries business, and then, as President, Large Industries, with international responsibilities. He was based in the U.S., Germany, and Brazil.

Prior to joining Air Liquide, Mr. Perreault was a chemical engineer and operations manager with I.C.I. in Quebec, Canada.

Mr. Perreault has a Graduate Diploma of Applied Management from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Ryerson University. He has also studied Executive Development in the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD.

About UGI Corporation

UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a distributor and marketer of energy products and services in the US and Europe, including France. UGI offers safe, reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy solutions to customers through its four subsidiaries which provide natural gas transmission and distribution, electric generation and distribution, midstream services, propane distribution, renewable natural gas generation, distribution and marketing, and energy marketing services. UGI's business strategy is to grow the business responsibly by focusing on core competencies. UGI serves over 2.5 million customers in 18 countries with around 10,000 employees.

By operating as a best-in-class service provider, offering a great place to work, serving their communities and delivering value to the investors, UGI aims to positively impact the lives of the shareholders, employees, customers, and communities. UGI Corporation is headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

For more info, visit www.ugicorp.com

About AmeriGas

AmeriGas Propane is a subsidiary of UGI Corporation and the nation's largest propane distributor, serving over 1.5 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and motor fuel propane customers in all 50 states.

Founded in 1959, and now with more than 6,500 employees nationwide, AmeriGas strives to be the most reliable, the safest, and the most responsive propane company in the United States.

Learn more at www.amerigas.com

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Previous Fête Honorees

2022.    Anthony O'Donovan, Ph.D., President & CEO, Arkema Inc.; Regional Head of Arkema Group in North America

2021.    Pascal Vinet, CEO, Airgas & Vice President, Air Liquide Group

2020.    Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman & CEO, Saint-Gobain Group
2019.    Nicholas Siciliano, Ph.D., CEO, & Benjamin Pascal, MBA, CBO, Co-Founders, Invisible Sentinel /
 bioMérieux

2018.    Heiner Markhoff, CEO, SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions

2017.    Jérôme Wallut, President, Alstom North America

2016.    Hervé Hoppenot, President and CEO, Incyte Corporation

2015.    Arnaud Vaissié, Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, International SOS; Chair, CCI France International

2014.    Dikembe Mutombo, NBA Legend, Philanthropist, & Humanitarian

2013.    Tom Connelly, Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont

2012.    Pierre Brondeau, President, CEO & Chairman of the Board, FMC Corporation

2011.    Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Chairman & CEO, Rhodia S.A. (now Solvay)

2010.    Frank Baldino, Jr., Ph.D., Founder, Chairman & CEO, Cephalon Inc. (now  Teva)

2009.    Raj L. Gupta, Chairman & CEO, Rohm & Haas Company (now Dow Advanced Materials)

2008.    Pierre Dufour, President & CEO, American Air Liquide; Sr. Exec. VP & Director, Air Liquide SA

2007.    Jean-François Phelizon, President & CEO, Saint-Gobain Corp.; SVP, Group Saint-Gobain 

2006.    Stephen K. Green, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc

2005.    Jean-François Dehecq, Chairman & CEO, Sanofi-Aventis Group

2004.    Bernard Poussot, President, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (now Pfizer)

2003.    His Excellency Jean-David Levitte, Ambassador of France to the United States

2002.    Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Chairman and CEO, SNCF International

2001.    Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

2000.    Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown, Architects & City Planners

1999.    Anne d’Harnoncourt, CEO, & Joseph Rishel, Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art/Rodin Museum
1998.    Bruno Bonduelle, Chair & CEO, Groupe Bonduelle; President, Lille/Nord-Pas de Calais Development
1997.    Jean-Pierre Garnier, President & COO, SmithKlineBeecham (now GSK)
1996.    Jean-Daniel Tordjman, Ambassador at Large for Int’l. Investment, Invest in France Mission
1995.    Pierre Salinger, Consultant, Author, Journalist; Press Secretary to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson

1994.    Serge Bellanger, President, FACC National & NY Chapter; EVP & General Manager, CIC, NY

1993.    Madame Georges Pompidou, First Lady of France; Champion of the Elderly & Handicapped
1992.    Jean-Daniel Tordjman, Minister Economic & Commercial Affairs, Embassy of France, Washington, DC
1991.    His Excellency Jacques Andréani, Ambassador of France to the United States

1990.    Bernard D. Azoulay, Chief Operating Officer, Elf Atochem North America, Inc. (now Arkema)

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