Joseph Perez con su premio a Amigo de las Marcas Españolas en USA



The Vice President of Goya Foods, recognized as "Friend of the Spanish Brands in the United States" by FMRE

On April 10th, the Leading Brands of Spain Forum celebrated the XIII edition of the “Friends of the Brand Spain and Spanish Brands in the USA” awards. For the Goya family it was a very emotional night as Mr. Joseph Perez, Vice President of Goya Foods received the Friend of Spanish Brands in the USA award.

This accreditation is given to institutions or companies from other countries that have stood out for their support and collaboration in promoting the image of Spain or its companies. The award is an initiative of the FMRE in collaboration with the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce, the Spanish Chamber of Commerce and ICEX Spain Export and Investment.

Along with Joseph Pérez, the following were recognized as Friends of Spanish Brands in the United States: Jody Hall, Purchasing Manager of H-E-B: Friends of Spanish Brands in the United States; Nina Magon, friend of the Cosentino Group in the United States; and Chris Pappas, friend of the Osborne Group in the United States.

The awards for Friends of the Spanish Brand in the United States went to the H-E-B supermarket chain; MD Anderson Cancer Center, a reference center in cancer treatment; and Univision, a benchmark in Spanish-language media in the United States.

The event was presided over by Ángeles Moreno Bau, Ambassador of Spain to the United States, and was attended by other authorities and institutional and business representatives such as Carla Arimont, Vice President of the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce; Julia Alicia Olmo, Consul General of Spain in Houston; Sofia Osborne, President of FMRE; Javier Serra, Director General of Institutional Cooperation and Coordination of ICEX; and Jaime Montalvo, International Director of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.

Congratulations to all the awarded winners.