Awards & Recognitions

With any champion comes accolades and honours. Enroute to CEO roles in the world’s leading FMCG companies, James has garnered his fair share……

BEST CEO OF THE YEAR 2022 - UAE

February 22, 2022

James has been awarded as the Best CEO of the Year 2022 in Wellness and Hygienic Products sector in the UAE. The awards are given to those individuals and companies who are key players who have striven for finesse and quality performance.

FORBES TOP CEOs iN THE MIDDLE EAST - 2021

July 04, 2021

James has been recognised as one of the Top CEOs in the Middle East for the year 2021. Forbes list recognises the CEOs that run the largest businesses making major contributions to the Middle East’s economies. 

 

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.

BEST CEO OF THE YEAR 2022 - UAE

February 22, 2022

James has been awarded as the Best CEO of the Year 2022 in Wellness and Hygienic Products sector in the UAE. The awards are given to those individuals and companies who are key players who have striven for finesse and quality performance.

FORBES TOP CEOs iN THE MIDDLE EAST - 2021

July 04, 2021

James has been recognised as one of the Top CEOs in the Middle East for the year 2021. Forbes list recognises the CEOs that run the largest businesses making major contributions to the Middle East’s economies. 

 

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.

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 recognised 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 organisations and mentees. He’s also recognised 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.

BEST CEO'S LEADING ON GENDER DIVERSITY

September 02, 2019

James’ advocacy towards women empowerment, equality and gender diversity at work has been recognised 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 organisations and mentees. He’s also recognised 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.

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.