AGS Names 2016 Circle of Distinction Honorees



The annual event honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the industry

Dione Kenyon, Stewart Wicht, and Hank Siegel will be honored by the American Gem Society (AGS) at its annual Circle of Distinction dinner July 26 in New York City.

Kenyon (pictured, top left), the president of the Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT), will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Siegel (pictured, top middle), president of Hamilton Jewelers, and Wicht (pictured, top right), CEO and president of Rolex Watch U.S.A., will both be awarded the AGS Triple Zero Award. 

“We are proud to continue the society’s tradition of honoring excellence and outstanding contributions to our industry,” said Scott Berg, president-elect of the AGS board of directors. “These three individuals stand out as exceptional leaders in the fine jewelry industry. [They] set the bar high for all jewelry professionals, and we gladly applaud their ongoing efforts.”

(Photos courtesy of AGS)