Miles Young and Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America hosts Inaugural Hermione Gala

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Chairman and CEO Miles Young is the President of Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America, which exists to organize the visit of the Hermione—the French ship that helped turn the tide in the American Revolutionary War—to the United States in 2015. The reconstructed Hermione is due to set sail on April 25, 2015 from the Port-des-Barques in southwestern France, and will make landfall at Yorktown, Viriginia. The organization hosted its Inaugural Gala on October 14, 2014 at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City.

Miles Young and Lewis H. Lapham
Miles Young with Lewis H. Lapham, founder of Lapham's Quarterly

Miles Young, Pascale Richard, Kareen Rispal, and Olivia Flatto
Miles Young, pictured with Pascale Richard, Director at Le Lycée Français de New York, Kareen Rispal, Director of the Americas at Quai d'Orsay, and Olivia Flatto, Executive Director, Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance

Miles Young, Tony Bechara, Agatha Ruiz, and Pascale Richard
Miles Young, pictured with Pascale Richard, Director at Le Lycée Français de New York, with designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada and Tony Bechara, New York-based abstract artist

Miles Young and Henry Kissinger
Miles Young presents former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger as an Honorary Chairman of the Friends of Hermione-Lafayette in America

Miles Young and Sharon Bush
Miles Young pictured with Sharon Bush

Date: November 19, 2014