From the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA):
The Women’s Jewelry Association named its Hall of Fame honorees for the association’s annual Awards for Excellence gala, to be held Monday, July 28, 2014, at Pier 60 on the Chelsea Piers in New York City. Ruth Batson, executive director and CEO of the American Gem Society and AGS Laboratories, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; David J. Bonaparte, president & CEO of Jewelers of America, will receive the Ben Kaiser Lifetime Achievement Award; and Richline Group will receive the Corporate Award.
“Richline Group is honored to accept WJA’s Corporate Award. We are proud of the leadership exemplified by our key top women executives and fully support the WJA mission to help women in the jewelry industry advance and develop professionally, ” says Dennis Ulrich, CEO.
Richline Group is honored to be recognized as a Hall of Fame Honoree by the WJA, the leading women’s group in the jewelry industry. We continue to strive for leadership with regard to the advancement and development of women here at Richline, both through the support of the WJA and through our own Richline Responsible ideals on corporate citizenship.
It is a privilege to have these efforts acknowledged by a group that has done so much to help women thrive within the jewelry industry.