Awards & Recognition

With any champion comes accolades and honours. Enroute to CEO roles in the world’s leading FMCG companies, James has garnered his fair share......
Burj Middle East CEO of the Year
October 31, 2019
James has won the Burj Middle East CEO of the Year award presented by the acting president of Mauritius, Barlen Vyapoory.
The Daman Corporate Health & Wellness Visionary 2019
October 23, 2019
Because of his continuous effort and leading the corporate wellness movement, James has won 'The Daman Corporate Health & Wellness Visionary 2019'
Forbes Most Influential CEO of the Year
October 16, 2019
James has been awarded by Forbes Middle East as the Most Influential CEO of the Year on their 10th anniversary held in Waldorf Astoria, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
GCC CEO of the Year
October 09, 2019
James was honored with the regional 'GCC CEO of the Year' award along with the 'Best Employer Brand' & 'Promoting Health in the Workplace' awards for Fine Hygienic Holding (where James holds position as the CEO) during the 'GCC Best Employer Brand 2019' ceremony in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Best CEO's Leading on Gender Diversity
September 02, 2019
James' advocacy towards women empowerment, equality and gender diversity at work has been recognized in the industry and he's been awarded as the 'Best Leading CEO on Gender Diversity' during the Singapore edition of ``Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky 2019'.
Mentor of the Year
September 02, 2019
James has been named the 'Mentor of the Year' for his outstanding mentoring skills, attributes and service to his organizations and mentees. He's also recognized for being a significant role model to our future mentors!
CEO of the Year
November 12, 2014
James has been awarded as the CEO of the Year at Asia CEO Awards 2014. This distinction is awarded to Non-Filipino leaders and Expatriates for their exceptional performance in supervising their respective organizations, and for contributing to the development of the country’s economic capabilities.
Finalist for the CEO of the Year
November 14, 2013
James as a Finalist for the CEO of the Year Award at Asia CEO Awards 2013. This is awarded to any non-Filipino who achieved measurable success while overseeing a business enterprise within the Philippines. The accomplishment must have made a strong contribution to the development of the country's economic capabilities.