18, 2018 – AmeriKooler is honored to announce that Gian Carlo Alonso was recently awarded the 2018 Apogee Award for Chairman of the Year in Miami-Dade County by the South Florida Business and Wealth magazine. The award recognizes the most esteemed leaders in the C-Suite of companies across South Florida.
Introduced in 2014, the Apogee Awards is a unique program created by the South Florida Business & Wealth (SFBW) magazine that annually recognizes the success of 24 C-level executives throughout South Florida. From chairmen and chief executive officers to top human resources professionals, the awards program celebrates distinguished leaders for their dedication and excellence in their occupations and industries.
During Gian Carlo’s tenure, AmeriKooler has become the fastest growing and soon to be the largest manufacturer of walk-in coolers and freezers in the Americas.
“I’m honored and humbled to be included in this outstanding group of individuals,” said Gian Carlo, who was also a “Man of Year” recipient this year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Fort Lauderdale’s “Finest” nominee for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and also serves as Membership Chair for the Young Presidents Organization, Miami Chapter. “I just keep my head down and focus on creating the best business I can but I must admit it feels good to be recognized.”