El Cercle d’Economia Grants David Pellicer, CEO of Etnia Barcelona, the José Manuel Lara Award
Etnia Barcelona has won the most widely recognized national business award in Spain, the José Manuel Lara Award. The prestigious award is made in remembrance of José Manuel Lara Bosch.
The awards ceremony was held last Thursday, June 17 as part of the Economic Symposium. The award made by the Cercle d’Economia, acknowledges the passage of an enterprise from infancy to maturity.
David Pellicer thanked the Cercle d’Economia and jury, as well as appreciating the contribution of his own team. He underscored the effort and tenacity required to make a dream like his come true, to stand as a model to the sector. Likewise, he made a call for the need to “do something of significance”, to leave a legacy for the future.
Etnia Barcelona, which will be celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, is ranked between third and second place in terms of the brands that sell most in Europe. From the very outset, its success has been built around top-quality design and end-to-end control of the entire creative process. The use of colour in all its designs has resulted in it owning the most colour references of any firm in the eyewear sector.
With offices in Barcelona, Miami, Vancouver, and Hong Kong, it has a presence in over 60 countries, 15,000 points of sale worldwide. It boasts a spectacular Flagship Store in the emblematic Born District of Barcelona featuring 7 storeys dedicated to eyewear culture, showcasing the absolute best of the brand.
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