Tuchman was nominated for the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Achievement Award by Seton Hall University, where he received his MBA in 1968. He is one of four recipients of this year’s award. The other 2011 recipients are Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets, Willie A. Deese, executive vice president, Merck and president, Merck Manufacturing and Dov Lautman, founder, Lautman Fund.
Outside of his professional career, Tuchman spends countless hours helping humanity. Tuchman is a member of the United Nations Business Council, comprised of international executives organized to promote understanding and cooperation between business and government.
Tuchman serves on the Board of Directors of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation of Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He also serves as chairman of the Tuchman Foundation and The Parkinson Alliance.
Beta Gamma Sigma established the Business Achievement Award in 1998. Individuals are nominated by Beta Gamma Sigma deans, faculty advisors and members of the board of governors. They are selected based on their significant accomplishment(s) in business, contributions to the community, and ability to establish themselves as models of ethical business leadership.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.
Beta Gamma Sigma has established over 500 collegiate chapters on six continents, and inducted more than 650,000 outstanding students into membership since its founding in 1913. These members have served in corporate, government, non-profit, educational, and other management positions at every level of responsibility. Members currently reside in all 50 U.S. states and more than 160 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.betagammasigma.org.
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