Asia Society Celebrates Its Annual Awards Dinner With The NY Philharmonic

by Mara Siegler · November 17, 2010

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Last night the Asia Society honored outstanding leaders in their respective fields whose vision, strength, and persistence have earned them global praise and recognition at the Waldorf Astoria during their annual Awards Dinner.-

Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd.; Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric; and the New York Philharmonic, America’s oldest symphony orchestra, all received praise and were interviewed by the evening’s emcee, CNBC Anchor Melissa Lee.

Vietnamese American fashion designer Thuy Diep designed the decor for the event, which drew thirty top executives from China. Two musicians from the NY Philharmonic played two pieces, one being a well-known Korean folk song.