Michael G. Rosenberg, president and ceo of The Promotion In Motion Cos. and this year’s recipient of the Kettle Award, not only gets close and personal with readers, he also provides them with an aerial view of where the company is headed.
“We learned a lesson,” Rosenberg says. “We were a bit too conservative, too hesitant to expand manufacturing and packaging capacity. So we made it our mandate last year to find a way to do it. And now, we’re back to our normal growth rates.”
Boyhood summer visits to his family’s idle cocoa plantations become a driving force for Diego Badaró. In resurrecting the Badaró fazenda, he’s also become a driving force for pioneering premium chocolate amongst Brazilians.
Samantha Aquim, from Aquim Gastronomia, continues to help run the family catering business in Rio de Janeiro as a gourmet chef. In addition, she also continues to draw upon her education reading and researching therapy.