On the evening of October 9, the Aspen Institute Germany concluded its 40th anniversary celebrations with a festive evening entitled “Partners in Leadership” at the Atrium of the Deutsche Bank Unter den Linden. At this gala, the first “Shepard Stone Award for Outstanding Transatlantic Leadership” was awarded to Dr. Mathias Döpfner, CEO and chairman of the publishing house Axel Springer SE. It was presented by Edzard Reuter and Margaret Stone MacDonald, daughter of the Institute’s founder Shepard Stone. A laudation was given by the former U.S. Ambassador Philip D. Murphy.
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