Manuel Cojuangco and Jacques Branellec, principals of Jewelmer International Corporation, recently were honored with awards. Cojuangco received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) as the "Most Outstanding Businessman of the Year." The award is bestowed on AIM graduates who exemplify and realize the institute's goals of sustaining Asian societies. Branellec received the Chevalier of the National Order of Merit, awarded by the government of France. He was honored for his contribution to the development of French-Filipino relations in the field of perliculture.