Raimondo, Burns, D'Agostino and Immelt named 'New Englanders of the Year'

The New England Council, the nation’s oldest regional business organization, presented its  “New Englanders of the Year” awards at its 2016 Annual Dinner at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center in Boston on Nov. 1. This year’s recipients were former Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns (now at Harvard); U.S. Olympic Track & Field team member, Topsfield, Mass., resident and Dartmouth College graduate Abbey D’Agostino;  Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and CEO of Boston-based GE and another Dartmouth graduate, and Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, a graduate of Harvard and Yale Law School.