Jean Henri Lhuillier and the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies (PJLGC) emerged as big winners during the recently concluded 2018 International Business Awards.
Lhuillier, president & CEO of PJLGC, bagged seven (7) awards, including the Lifetime Achievement award, where Lhuillier is the first ever gold winner in the consumer services industry. He was also awarded Gold Stevies for Entrepreneur of the Year for Diversified Services. Lhuillier also snagged the Silver Stevies for Executive of the Year for Diversified Services. He also won Bronze Stevie awards for Executive of the Year for Insurance, Executive of the Year for Financial Services, Maverick of the Year, and Entrepreneur of the Year for Financial Services.
“Winning these prestigious global awards brings us much pride and honor as we have always reveled in the quality of our products and the programs we implement. These awards will continue to motivate us to further introduce innovative products and services towards achieving our ultimate goal of financial inclusion for the country,” Lhuillier said.
This is the fourth straight year that Lhuillier was recognized by the international award-giving body, considered the world’s most coveted prize in the world of business and entrepreneurship. This is also the first time the Lifetime Achievement award was introduced as a category making Lhuillier the first ever winner of the prestigious award.
Aside from Lhuillier, PJ Lhuillier, Inc. (PJLI) ranked 4th among the 74 nations who joined the awards and is the only Filipino company to have made it onto the top 10, where the company received the Grand Stevie Trophy during the 2018 International Business Awards Gala held in London, England. PJLI is the organization behind the country’s largest microfinancial institution, Cebuana Lhuillier. Cebuana Lhuillier also won the People’s Choice trophy – rising above 3,900 nominations from organizations of all types, across 74 nations.
PJLI received the Gold Stevies award for Company of the Year for Diversified Services – Large, Company of the Year for Financial Services – Large, and Company of the Year for Insurance – Large and snagged the Bronze Stevie for Most Innovative Company of the Year with 2,500 or more employees.
The Company’s 30th Anniversary campaign won the Bronze Stevie as well for Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year – Internal Communications while the company’s Disaster Resilience advocacy program was awarded with the Bronze Stevie awards for Communications or PR Campaign of the Year – Public Service and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year – in Asia
The International Business Awards is the world’s premier business awards created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. Golden Bridge Awards, on the other hand, is an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes from all over the world.