New York -- The National Father’s Day Council, a nonprofit that recognizes modern day role model fathers, has named Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy’s Inc., as a recipient of its 2013 “Father of the Year” Award.
Lundgren joins President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, as a fellow honoree. The awards will be presented at the 72nd Annual Father of the Year Awards in New York City on June 11.
With proceeds benefitting Save the Children’s U.S. Programs, the awards luncheon will take place at 12 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel.
Lundgren has two daughters and currently resides in New York City with his wife, Tina.
“We are truly privileged to have such an esteemed and well-respected retail industry veteran accept this award,” said Dan Orwig, chairman of the National Father’s Day Committee, and VP, group director men’s division Itochu Prominent. “Lundgren is recognized for his role as an inspirational and dedicated father, as well as his outstanding philanthropic efforts and distinguished career. He embodies the passion, leadership and true devotion to both his family and career that is celebrated by this award.”