Antony Blinken, secretary of the State Department, has received his first Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his leadership and efforts to protect our nation's national security, develop alliances overseas and address the challenges of the current nuclear agreement with Iran.
Visit GovCon Wire to read Blinken's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile. To vote for him as one of your favorite executives of this year's Wash100 Award, visit Wash100.com to cast your TEN votes before April 30th, 2021.
Blinken was confirmed as the secretary of State by the Senate on Jan. 26th, 2021. He assumed the role by a 78-22 vote to succeed fellow 2021 Wash100 Award recipient and current CIA Director William Burns.
After the Senate confirmed his new post, Blinken unviled his plans to review U.S. policy and enforce a tougher approach toward the nation's rivals across the globe, including North Korea, Russia and China.
Blinken also shared his views on the Abraham Accords, which opened up diplomatic relations with Israel, in order to advance multiculturalism within the diplomatic corps and push for greater international alliances moving forward.
Executive Mosaic congratulates Antony Blinken for receiving his first Wash100 Award win. His leadership and commitment to protecting our nation's national security demonstrates the highest level of excellence that the Wash100 Award has recognized in our elite leaders for the last eight years and beyond.
About The Wash100
This year represents our eighth annual Wash100 Award selection. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic's organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential leaders in the GovCon sector. These leaders demonstrate skills in leadership, innovation, achievement and vision.
Visit the Wash100 site to learn about the other 99 winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award. On the site, you can submit your 10 votes for the GovCon executives of consequence that you believe will have the most significant impact in 2021.