Vicini Group’s president, Felipe Vicini, received the award “Agricultural Entrepreneur of the Year” awarded by the Junta Agroempresarial Dominicana (JAD).
The entrepreneur expressed his gratitude when President Fernández and JAD’s director José Ramón Peralta, presented him with the “Agricultural Entrepreneur of the Year” award. He emphasized that the entrepreneurial consortium trusts the business climate of the Dominican Republic. He reminisced that the Vicini Group initiated its business in 1860, 158 years ago, when Juan Bautista Vicini Canepa, his great grandfather, migrated to the Dominican Republic from Genoa, Italy.
Vicini announced that the Group is ready to build the Las Americas Independent Financial Center, whose law was approved by Congress. In addition, he stated that the consortium is speeding the construction of the San Souci cruise terminal, and that investments in the local energy sector will be increased.
The Group has entered into strategic alliances with Bon Agroindustrial, Induveca, Parmalat, Pasteurizadora Rica; in addition, it invests in real estate, tourism, construction, financial services and communications.
“As a complement to these efforts, we implement an exemplary program of health and education services, as well as improvement of the living conditions of our industrial and agricultural workers at CAEI”, stated Vicini in his speech during the ceremony at the Jaragua Hotel.
The Vicini Group president concluded saying that the family belongs to the Dominican nation and its businesses are geared towards the economic wellbeing of the country.
CAEI is a company in the Energy and Industry portfolio of assets administered by VICINI. The Vicini family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. Vicini Group is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.
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