By Ashley Bailey
, Monday, August 07, 2006
Matthew A. Stuller will receive the 2006 American Gem Society Lifetime Achievement Award at the AGS seventh annual Circle of Distinction Dinner on Tuesday August 1 in the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.
Triple-Zero honorees are Thomas A. Andruskevich and Michael Bondanza.
Stuller serves as Chairman and CEO of Stuller Inc., the largest jewelry manufacturer and distributor in North America. He employs over 2000 people on three continents and has numerous subsidiary companies. In 1995 he was dubbed "Entrepreneur of the Year" in the Wholesale/Distribution category by Inc. Magazine.
Andruskevich receives the Triple-Zero Award for Retail. He held various positions with Avon products and had a distinguished 12 year tenure at Tiffany & Co. He moved on to serve as President and CEO of Birks in 1996 and in 2005 became President and CEO of Birks & Mayors Inc. when the two companies merged.
Bondanza receives the Triple-Zero Award in the industry category. He has won numerous international awards for his creative use of platinum, and his designs have won him renown among the designer community.
For tickets to the dinner contact the American Gem Society at 702-255-6500.