Damas employees run for charity

Top Quote More than 100 employees participate in the Dubai Marathon 2012. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 01, 2012 - Dubai, UAE -

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    Damas employees run for charity
    More than 100 employees participate in Dubai Marathon to raise money

    More than 100 employees of Damas, the Middle East's leading international jewellery and watch retailer, participated in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, held recently in Dubai, UAE. The activity was organized under the umbrella of Damas Cares, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) division of the company.

    The money raised was donated to Seeing is Believing, an initiative created to tackle avoidable blindness. It funds projects through eye care organizations to develop eye care capacity and provide services for communities in need.

    About Damas:

    Headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Damas is the Middle East's leading international jewellery and watch retailer. Founded in 1907, the company today operates more than 300 stores distributed across 12 countries, most of which are located in the GCC region. The company has grown from a UAE-based retailer into a global brand name, and is also the retailer for a large portfolio of renowned global luxury brands including Tiffany & Co., Roberto Coin, Paspaley, Mikimoto, Carrera y Carrera, Girard Perregaux, Vacheron Constantin, among many others. Damas' popular in-house brands include Farfasha, Gehna, Hayati, Fulla, Legacy, and many more.

    An ongoing commitment to setting benchmark standards in quality, craftsmanship and customer service have enabled Damas to win many prestigious awards including the exclusive De Beers Award 2000, 2004 and 2007 for jewellery design. Damas contributes to the communities in which it operates and is a proud Middle Eastern brand with a long history of success.

    The company is listed on Nasdaq Dubai (former Dubai International Financial Exchange) as Damas International Limited under the ticker "Damas."

    For more information please contact:

    Carissa Crowley - PR Manager, Damas Jewellery
    Tel: +971-4459588
    E-mail: carissac ( @ ) damasjewellery dot com

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