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BOSTON, MA –
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Chamber’s Annual Meeting, the region’s preeminent business event, will convene at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center with the theme, “Essential Business Leadership, Now.”
“The leadership and bold action of the business community is essential to the vibrant future of Greater Boston and the Commonwealth. Despite the challenges presented during recent years, business leaders and the workforce continue to drive innovation and success. Every business – large and small – continues to lead us forward and keep Massachusetts competitive,” said James E. Rooney, President & CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. “And, the Distinguished Bostonians that we recognize at this year’s Annual Meeting reflect and embody essential business leadership – their vision and commitment to our collective, equitable future is incredible.”
The Annual Meeting will also include the induction of illustrious members of the business community into the Academy of Distinguished Bostonians. Our 2022 Distinguished Bostonians are Governor Charlie Baker, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Dr. Paula A. Johnson, President, Wellesley College, Dr. Thomas P. Glynn, Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School and Former CEO, Massachusetts Port Authority, and Dr. Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, CEO, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA). These Distinguished Bostonians are dedicated to the future of our region – the businesses, the communities, and the workforce. These honorees join an exemplary group of Academy members, including business leaders, philanthropists, elected officials, dignitaries, and sports greats – all with local and international acclaim.
During the Annual Meeting, the Chamber will celebrate and applaud the extensive leadership of Micho F. Spring, the Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Reputation Officer, Weber Shandwick, who served her term from 2020 and will conclude July 1, 2022. The new, incoming Chair of the Board of Directors, Ronald O’Hanley, Chairman and CEO of State Street, will begin his term on July 1, 2022. The Chamber Vice Chairs of the Board include Corey Thomas, Chairman and CEO, Rapid7, Dr. Anne Klibanski, President and CEO, Mass General Brigham, David Foss, Managing Partner, Northeast PwC, Jerry Sargent, President, Citizens Bank, and Pallavi Verma, Senior Managing Director, Accenture.
The Greater Boston Chamber’s 2022 Annual Meeting Host Committee is co-chaired by Yvonne Garcia, Chief of Staff to Chairman & CEO, Global Head, State Street, and Gary Coombe, CEO – Grooming, of P&G Gillette. The Annual Meeting is the Chamber’s signature convening for the region, and one of the largest gatherings of the Greater Boston business community, attracting more than 2,000 business, government, and civic leaders whether virtual or in person. Information to purchase tickets and a list of past honorees are available online.
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