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Midamar founder accepts leadership award from Chinese Association of Iowa

February 25, 2014

(Des Moines, Iowa) Bill Aossey, founder of Midamar Corporation, was awarded “The Corporate Leadership Award” by Swallow Yan, Executive Director of the Chinese Association of Iowa.

Yan stated that Aossey was chosen for the award for “30-years of outstanding contributions towards Iowa-China friendship, including, now, President Xi Jinping’s 1985 historical visit, including three days in Cedar Rapids, with Bill’s assistance in organizing.  The delegation was hosted at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, May 4, 1985, as the only educational site visited.  Additionally, is Bill’s valuable involvement with hosting many international visitors, including guests from the P. R. C.  Midamar has supported many internship opportunities for international students.” Aossey’s role was key in the developing the first ever USA – Iowa International Wrestling Exchange in August 2013, with the Iowa Sister State Program and Cornell College and Hebei.

Mr. Yan added, “The Corporate Leadership Award is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing corporations or individuals in the corporate sector who exemplify not only excellence in their profession, but also leadership and commitment in their respective communities, and to the existing corporate culture of diversity initiatives.”  The award was presented at a ceremony with a Gala Chinese New Year program ushering in the Chinese New Year of the Horse, in Waukee, Iowa.  

Aossey expressed his sincere gratitude for the award stating, “I deeply appreciate this nomination, and I am very honored to have been chosen for the Corporate Leadership Award on the auspicious year of the Horse.  I hope to continue to strengthen our international business relations in Asia with the help of this great organization“.

For more information contact:

Sara Sayed

Director of Marketing and Communications

Midamar Corporation

1105 60th Avenue SW – Zip 52404

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – USA

Email:  ssayed@midamar.com

Ph: 319-362-3711

Fax: 319-362-4111


About Midamar

Midamar Corporation is the pioneer and leader in Halal food services. Midamar provides Halal food production and distribution, export management for US companies, and export services to restaurant concepts locating throughout the Middle East, South East Asia, and the Far East. Additionally, Midamar Corporation offers consulting services to US based companies who are expanding their business internationally. Founded in 1974, Midamar is centrally located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. For more information visit:  www.midamar.com



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