BritishAmerican Business Honored Achievements in Business and Leadership at their 2019 Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner 

04 October 2019

Contact: Tamra Eker, Executive Director |


The premier gala event of the transatlantic business calendar honored three distinguished leaders. 

BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic trade association, welcomed more than 400 business executives and dignitaries from both sides of the Atlantic to its annual Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner at The Plaza in New York City on September 17, 2019. 

BAB presented its 2019 US Transatlantic Business Award to Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America; the Leadership and Resilience Award to Nicola Mendelsohn CBE, Vice President, EMEA of Facebook; and the Inclusive & Sustainable Business Award to Douglas L. Peterson, President & Chief Executive Officer of S&P Global.

“My teammates and I at Bank of America value the strong and historic ties of commerce that connect American and British businesses, and we are honored to be recognized with the US Transatlantic Business Award.” – Brian Moynihan

“I am honoured to accept the Leadership and Resilience Award in recognition of our transatlantic business. Our two nations have a long history of working together and I am proud to play my part supporting the bond between our two countries.” – Nicola   Mendelsohn

“All of us at S&P Global thank BristishAmerican Business for its enduring commitment to the essential work of promoting a positive transatlantic business environment, and I’m grateful for this special recognition.” – Douglas L. Peterson

The year-on-year success of its Transatlantic Business Awards Dinner reflects the ongoing growth of BritishAmerican Business, which has continued to expand its programming, advocacy work, business services and membership on both sides of the Atlantic over the past year. Its International Advisory Board, co-chaired by Dan Glaser, President and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies, and Anna Marrs, President, Global Commercial Services of American Express, includes the global Chairmen and CEOs of more than 100 of the world’s most successful companies.


About BritishAmerican Business

BritishAmerican Business (BAB) is an exclusive members’ organization; we create networking opportunities for our members, which often lead to business opportunities, through the events and programming that we run. As a policy and advocacy organization we are the voice of transatlantic business; we support policies and action that will protect and enhance the environment for trade and investment between the US and UK.

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