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January 20, 2010
Sharp Chairman Awarded International Leonardo Prize 2009

Sharp Chairman & CEO Katsuhiko Machida has been awarded the International Leonardo Prize 2009* by Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic.

Chairman Machida receives the International Leonardo Prize 2009 from Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

The award commends the innovative business model for solar power generation set up by Sharp Corporation, Enel Green Power, and STMicroelectronics as well as the contributions those companies have made to strengthening the relationship between Italy and Japan in the fields of economy and technology.

  • * International Leonardo Prize: Awarded by the Leonardo Committee, this international award recognizes contributions made to the strengthening of the Italy-Japan relationship in the fields of economy, culture, and art.

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