The first annual Danish American Frontier Award was awarded Sunday April 3rd 2016 at an inaugural ceremony in San Francisco.
The award is presented to a person or group of persons who have distinguished themselves by their actions, exploration or presence in areas of leadership, business, commerce, service, science, technology, invention, arts or humanitarian ventures.
Being issued for the first time since its recent creation the award was given to Jørgen Vig Knudstorp from the LEGO Group. Jørgen Knudstorp and the LEGO Group were recognised for the work LEGO Group has done to build essential 21st century skills. The LEGO Group inspires and develops the builders of tomorrow and more than 17,000 colleagues around the world work every day to bring fun and creative LEGO experiences to children all over the world.
The statuette was unveiled at the Gala-event at the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins by His Excellency Ambassador Lars Gert Lose, and presented to The Frontiersman, by the Danish Minister of Higher Education and Science, Ulla Tørnæs.
For more information about the award please visit: www.dafaward.com