Pella Chronicle


May 15, 2012

Andringa honored at 17th Annual Netherland-America Foundation Gala Awards Dinner

Pella — Mary Vermeer Andringa received the Ambassador C. Howard Wilkins, Jr. Award for Outstanding Professional Accomplishments in Corporate Leadership.  Mary Andringa has reached the peak of American business by becoming CEO of Vermeer Corporation, the Pella, Iowa industrial and agricultural equipment company her father founded 64 years ago. She manages a global corporation that opened its first overseas operation in Goes, the Netherlands, in 1970, and now markets to customers worldwide, operating 1.5 million square feet of manufacturing space.

Each year, the NAF Gala Awards Dinner celebrates Dutch-American heritage and friendship by honoring individuals who have made distinguished contributions to furthering business, political and cultural relations between the Netherlands and the United States.

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