Ali Reza Arabnia, 59, Chairman, President and CEO of GeicoTaikisha Group specialized in original coating plants for the automotive industry, was awarded the Knighthood by the Italian President Giorgio Napolitano for his extraordinary contribution to improve the Country’s industrial performance, technology, and wellbeing of its employees, and his community.The Ceremony took place last October 23rd at Quirinal Palace in Rome together with the other 24 Knights who received the honour.
The award of knighthood was announced on May 23rd and Ali Reza Arabnia received it with great surprise and dedicated this significant recognition to all those people who have always supported him. He said:
“This is a great honour for me. From the bottom of my heart, I dedicate it to my Family and all the people who have been working with me for the last 30 years.I will never forget that I would not be where I am without them.”
In Italy many consider Ali Reza Arabnia a model to follow as an entrepreneur, a leader, and a human being. He, instead, sees himself as a fortunate person who wants to share.