What: Hugh C. Long, CEO of Wachovia’s Mid-Atlantic Banking Group, will receive Drexel University’s 54th Business Leader of the Year award at a luncheon packed with hundreds of Greater Philadelphia’s top business executives. The event benefits Drexel’s LeBow College of Business.
Affiliated with Wachovia for more than 30 years, Long has served as president of its Atlanta regional office and president of First Union Mid-Atlantic, First Union Georgia and First Union Washington, D.C.
Long is a member of the board of directors of Central Philadelphia Development Corporation, Committee of Seventy, Drexel University, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, Innovation Philadelphia and others.
• Visual theme featuring Wachovia’s blue-and-green logo with gold coins displayed throughout the ballroom
• Large-screen TV on stage showing a video tribute to Long
• On hand to deliver remarks will be:
o Constantine Papadakis, Drexel University president
o Joseph H. Jacovini, Drexel Board of Trustees and Dilworth Paxson LLP chairman
o George P. Tsetsekos, dean of Drexel’s LeBow College of Business
When: Thursday, Dec. 6, from noon sharp to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Grand Ballroom, Park Hyatt at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets, Philadelphia
News media contact:
Brian Rossiter, Drexel News Bureau
215-895-2705, 267-228-5599 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org