Dear partners and colleagues,
Soon, 2016 will be upon us. We are all filled with excitement and hope—anticipating the holiday, making wishes, exchanging gifts. With the New Year comes a warm atmosphere, a time for rejoicing in wonderful traditions and for celebrating among friends and family.
This year was challenging, but nonetheless indicative of a strong effort toward integration and creation. New problems were met with new solutions, and new accomplishments provided more work for the future. Through our joint efforts, we’ve made remarkable achievements in stability and order. As the New Year approaches, let us look back on 2015 as a time of hard work and cooperation—a time when we forged strong relationships and laid down the basis for joint success.
With 2016 on the horizon—with magic and expectation in the atmosphere—I am pleased to know that we are united in pure thoughts, and by a mutual desire to make our world stronger and safer. Next year we will continue our great work, and I am extremely confident that more of our plans will be realized.
Congratulations to you all! For now, leave your worries behind and embrace the spirit of the holiday. You’ve earned it.
Happy New Year!