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Haskins Giving Society Award Dinner

A gala award dinner that celebrates NYU Stern’s most loyal and generous supporters.

The annual Haskins Award Dinner is one of NYU Stern's most esteemed and longest-standing events. Since the inaugural dinner in 1980, held at Fifth Avenue's famed St. Regis Hotel, this event has honored the School's most generous donors and the recipient of the Charles Waldo Haskins Award, recognized for outstanding achievement in business and public service.

About the 2023 Honoree: Dietrich Becker (MBA ’91)

Dietrich Becker

Dietrich Becker is a Founding Partner and President of Perella Weinberg Partners, based in London. He has served as Head of PWP's European business since 2017 and as Co-President of the firm since 2020.

Prior to joining PWP at its foundation in 2006, Mr. Becker served as Co-Head of Morgan Stanley's Global Industrial Group and as one of the firm's most senior German investment bankers. He began his investment banking career with Merrill Lynch in 1991.

Mr. Becker has been involved, in a leading role, in a broad range of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, financing and leveraged buyouts for transactions involving some of Germany's leading companies and many large industrial companies worldwide. Named one of London's Top 10 Deal Makers by The Telegraph, Mr. Becker advised on the hostile takeover of Mannesmann by Vodafone, the largest M&A deal in history. He is also a highly sought-after speaker and advisor within the industry.

Mr. Becker received a degree in international and comparative law from Cologne University Law School in 1987 and an MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business in 1991. He has served on Stern's Executive Board since 2014, where he has been instrumental in helping to grow this distinguished leadership group from 36 to 50 members over the last five years. Mr. Becker is also actively involved in engaging and supporting Stern's alumni and parent communities in London.

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Learn about Haskins

The Haskins Giving Society recognizes Stern's most loyal and generous annual supporters. Named after the School’s founding dean, Charles Waldo Haskins, the Haskins Giving Society is an exclusive network of top business leaders who share a dedication to the School.

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2023 Haskins Giving Society Award Dinner at Cipirani 42nd Street.
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Haskins Award Dinner 2023 Highlights

Alumni and guests gathered at Cipriani 42nd Street for the Annual Haskins Giving Society Award Dinner, a celebration to honor NYU Stern’s most generous donors and their commitment to the School.