The awards were presented by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė on behalf of the main organizer of the awards the GLL | Global Lithuanian Leaders and its partners - Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Enterprise Lithuania.
Check out the complete list of winners below.
Lifetime achievement: Cardinal Audrys Juozas Bačkis
Promotion of Lithuanian Exports: Angelė Kavakienė
Attraction of Investments: Cynthia J. Pasky
Implemented Innovations: Augustinas Vizbaras, Kristijonas Vizbaras and Dominykas Vizbaras, (Brolis Semiconductors).
Promotion of Lithuania through Professional Activities: Martynas Levickis
Leadership Encouragement: Milda Dargužaitė
Friend of Lithuania: Jonas Ohman
Global Young Talent: Olympic Champion and world record holder Rūta Meilutytė
Brain Exchange: Joseph Press
View pictures from the Global Lithuanian Awards ceremony here.
About Global Lithuanian Leaders
GLL | Global Lithuanian Leaders is a high impact non-profit platform of Lithuania – connected international professionals (e.g. executives, entrepreneurs, current and future leaders in their professional field) building global opportunities for Lithuanian economy. Established after the first World Lithuanian Economic Forum in 2009, GLL seeks to develop and expand Lithuania’s standing in the global community by utilizing the talents of leading Lithuanians and people with an affinity for Lithuania who are outstanding in their field.