Event: Zenith Timepieces Sponsors the 2012 Asian American Business Development Center Top 50 Awards Gala
When: Tuesday June 19, 2012
Where: Cipriani Wall Street-55 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005
Details: Zenith Timepieces sponsored the Outstanding 50 Award Dinner Event at Cipriani’s Tuesday night, honoring the top 50 Asian Americans in Business. The annual event is now in its eleventh year and is the only organization to highlight the achievements of Asian Americans across the United States. The award recipients represent a microcosm of the best Asian American business owners, professionals and corporate executives. The award committee identifies and selects individuals with outstanding leadership, vision and accomplishments who have built a successful business or who have distinguished themselves in their community.
This years Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business top awards, the “Lifetime Achievement Award”- will be presented to Norman Mineta, former Secretary of Transportation under President George W. Bush, and the “Pinnacle Award” will go to Dinesh C. Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of Harman International industries, Inc. The annual event, which is organized by the Asian American Business Development Center will also honor 50 other Asian Americans from California to New York, representing a multitude of Asian ethnic backgrounds. Cumulatively, the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business awards have honored more than 500 successful Asian American women and men from multiple ethnic backgrounds, representing over 50 industries and professions. Over 700 guests attended the event.
“Zenith Timepieces has a great passion in supporting the international community. Zenith strives to be the best in their industry, much like the individuals who have been recognized by the AABDC. “Stated the North American President, Alain Huy.
Zenith support this event because it is fully in line with the innovation and entrepreneur spirit that has animated Zenith since its foundation a century and half ago.
About Zenith Timepieces:
Zenith timepieces; founded in 1865 by Georges-Favre Jacot in Le Locle, Switzerland, stands out in the industry as the most titled brand in terms of precision. The name, Zenith which refers to the “highest point in the sky” represents the level of excellence Zenith pursues in their hand craftsmanship. Zenith has been manufacturing their timepieces in the same facility for 147 years and by the 20th century; the pioneering spirit instilled by the founder had raised the brand to the rank of the three largest Swiss watch manufactures.
Since 1865, over 300 patents registered by Zenith have laid milestones as discoveries representing major breakthroughs in the progress of time measurement. Since 1969, Zenith manufactures the El Primero, considered the most legendary chronograph of all time. The Manufacture also has a complete collection of other exciting timepieces that accent the pioneer in you. In addition to El Primero, the collection includes Academy, Captain, Pilot and the timeless Heritage timepieces.