Ho Chi Minh City, July 12th 2016 - Phu Nhuan Jewelry Joint Stock Company from Vietnam has been selected as an Honouree in the category of JNA Awards 2016: Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – ASEAN & Retailer of the Year (450 outlets and below).
Ho Chi Minh City, July 12th 2016 – Phu Nhuan Jewelry Joint Stock Company from Vietnam has been selected as an Honouree in the category of JNA Awards 2016: Outstanding Enterprise of the Year – ASEAN & Retailer of the Year (450 outlets and below). The JNA Awards, now in its fifth year, is a premier awards programme that recognises and celebrates excellence and achievement in the jewellery and gemstone industry, with a focus on the advancement of the trade in Asia.
This year, 39 Honourees representing 28 companies from 10 countries and regions, namely China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam, were selected. A third of these finalists were either first-time entrants or Honourees.
Wolfram Diener, Senior Vice President of UBM Asia, said, “This year marks the fifth anniversary of the JNA Awards, and we are extremely proud of what has been achieved thus far in terms of creating awareness and promoting excellence in innovation, leadership and sustainable business models in the jewellery and gemstone industry.”
Letitia Chow, Founder of JNA, Director of Business Development – Jewellery Group at UBM Asia, and Chair of the JNA Awards judging panel, remarked, “I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to members of the judging panel who once again, dedicated their time and effort to come up with an outstanding list of shortlisted companies.”
“This year, we saw the submission of more than 100 quality entries, and it has reached more regions and companies than before. We have the strongest applications to date,” she continued. “It is encouraging and exciting to see new companies entering the Awards and being recognised for their achievements and advances in the jewellery and gemstone industry.”
Mr. Le Huu Hanh – Deputy General Director said: “We are very excited and honoured to become a JNA Awards Honouree, which is a significant achievement in itself. We do not only view this as a prestigious endorsement of our business, but an acknowledgment of our commitment to excellence, responsible and ethical business practices, and innovation.”
The independent judging panel consists of five esteemed industry experts, namely Albert Cheng, Advisor to the World Gold Council, Far East; James Courage, former Chief Executive of Platinum Guild International and former Chairman of the Responsible Jewellery Council; Lin Qiang, President and Managing Director of theShanghai Diamond Exchange; Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director of the Gemological Institute of America in India and the Middle East; and Yasukazu Suwa, Chairman ofSuwa& Son, Inc of Japan.The full list of Honourees is available on the JNA Awards website www.JNAawards.com.
This year’s JNA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner will be held on Wednesday, 14 September, at the InterContinental Hong Kong.
For more information for JNA Awards, please contact:
JNA Awards Marketing
UBM Asia (Hong Kong)
For more information about PNJ, please contact:
Ms. Nguyen Song Hai Yen
+84 8 3995 1705
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