AGCO Corporation, a long-time FMG client, won the "Top Employment Team" award at the Association of Corporate Counsel/International Global Counsel Awards in New York City on Thursday, June 19th. Pictured at the ceremony at left are FMG partners Ben Mathis, Bart Gary, and Mary Anne Ackourey, together with Dennis Branch (VP North America HR), Lucinda Smith (Sr. VP, Global HR), Chris Hardin (Director, Risk Management), and Debra Kuper (VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary).
Over 3200 companies were nominated for ACC/ILO awards. Finalists for the Top Employment Team included Dow Chemicals and Warner Music.
By Brad Adler and Marty Heller
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