|By PR Newswire||
|April 25, 2012 02:30 PM EDT||
CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates 2012, which focused on peace, human rights and youth involvement, actor, founder, CEO of J/P Haitian Relief Organization and Ambassador at Large for Haiti, Sean Penn received the "2012 Peace Summit Award."
"I would like to commend Sean Penn for the tireless and selfless efforts he put forth to the country of Haiti during their time of need and still continues to do so today through the J/P Haitian Relief Organization," said Olivier Francois, Chief Marketing Officer, Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat Group Automobiles President and Chief Executive Officer - Fiat Brand Worldwide. "Sean Penn is a truly remarkable man and his actions merit this honor of the '2012 Peace Summit Award.' On behalf of Chrysler Group LLC and FIAT, we congratulate you on this recognition."
At the award ceremony, Francois introduced Penn with a highlight reel of his work in Haiti which featured several Jeep Wrangler SUVs which were donated to the J/P Haitian Relief Organization for their initiative. The video can be viewed at www.jphro.org.
To learn more about the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, please visit their website at www.jphro.org.
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SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC