Photo: Harry Schmelzer Jr., WEG President and CEO, along with Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas, Minister of Infrastructure who was awarded in the Public Management category, João Doria, Governor of São Paulo and other honored executives.

Dedicated to honor companies and their leaders in various sectors of the economy, this award is a national recognition for the talent, competence, and commitment of successful business players in the country's main economic sectors such as: Agribusiness, Food, Architecture and Engineering, Communication, Construction, Electronics, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Logistics and Transportation, Machinery and Equipment, Steel and Mining, Pulp and Paper, among others.

The selection of the companies awarded in this edition was made by the LIDE Management Committee, including businessmen and specialists from different economy sectors, taking into account the company growth, innovation, social responsibility and corporate initiatives.

LIDE is a private organization that has brought together business people from various countries since 2003 with the purpose of promoting and strengthening ethical principles of corporate governance in Brazil and abroad, encourage business relations and to raise awareness about private support for education, sustainability and social programs.

The awarding ceremony took place in São Paulo.