As part of an economic mission to promote Belgian business alliances in the United States, H.R.H.Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium held a formal reception and signing ceremony at the Belgian Ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C. on June 27, 2011.
Principals from ABC Companies, Van Hool and Coach USA participated in a signing ceremony highlighting a key trade agreement between Coach USA and Van Hool. The signing was followed by a cocktail reception celebrating American and Belgian business partnerships and was attended by H.R.H. Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde, Dane Cornell, his wife Judy, and Jay Oakman from ABC Companies, Dale Moser and John Oakman of Coach USA, and Filip Van Hool, his wife Benedicte, and Hugo De Roo of Van Hool, NV.
“We were extremely honored to be a part of this vital economic mission,” said Dane Cornell, president and CEO, ABC Companies. “The signing and reception afforded all parties the opportunity to celebrate the mutually successful partnerships directly driven by ABC and Van Hool’s unique and long-standing American-Belgian alliance.”