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Farooq Kathwari Honored With Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute's Lifetime of Leadership Award
"It is truly an honor for me to receive this award," said Kathwari. "At Ethan Allen, our company’s namesake was a revolutionary who embodied the bold and inventive American spirit. This spirit lives on and inspires all that we do, from design, to manufacturing, to corporate citizenship, to our customer experience. As an American, and as a leader, I feel I have a responsibility to create opportunities and positive change when and where I can.”
The theme of the summit was "The American Colossus: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times?" Distinguished global corporate leaders from across industries engaged in lively, candid discussions at this invitation-only conference hosted by the
Mr. Kathwari’s award was presented by Nasser J. Kazeminy, founder and chairman of
Among his recognitions, Mr. Kathwari is a recipient of the 2018 Ellis Island Medal of Honor and has been inducted into the
In addition to Mr. Kathwari’s award, two other awards were presented during the ceremony. Brian Moynihan, chairman and CEO of
Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen embodied the American pioneer spirit; at Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH), that spirit is in our DNA. We are the world's leading interior design company, vertically integrated from concept through design, manufacturing, sales, and delivery. Our nearly 2,000 interior designers provide service at nearly 300 Ethan Allen Design Centers in the U.S. and internationally. We are leaders in environmentally sustainable manufacturing and operations, investing in our communities by manufacturing approximately 70 percent of our products in North America. Our inventive spirit is most evident in the extraordinary range of styles we offer; our endless fabric, finish, and customization options help clients create spaces that truly express who they are and what they value. We invite you to visit us at ethanallen.com and join our communities on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and Houzz.
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