Lhuillier named Sportsman of the Year by Cebu scribes


JEAN Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO of PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, was awarded Sportsman of the Year in the 36th Sportswriters Association of Cebu Awards. Lhuillier was recognized for his efforts in sports grassroots development and support to national teams in softball and tennis in the country. “This is a recognition that I do…

PJ Lhuillier Group wins big in 2017 International Business Awards, Golden Bridge Awards


The PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies brought home a Grand Stevie Trophy during the 2017 International Business Awards held in Barcelona, Spain recently. The organization is behind the country’s largest micro-financial institution, Cebuana Lhuillier. The company received the Grand Stevie Award for placing 8th over-all after bagging 18 awards, including five gold, four silver, eight…

Lhuillier: Philta must answer issues raised by ITF


THE Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA) continues to be hounded by issues. In a recent letter to the Philta Board of Trustees, International Tennis Federation (ITF) president David Haggerty clarified that ITF vice-president Anil Khanna met with Philta and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executives in his capacity as Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) president and therefore cannot…

Cebuana Lhuillier opens 52-leg tennis circuit in Cebu


The Cebuana Lhuillier age-group tennis tour reaffirms its commitment to develop and support youth tennis as it kicks off its 52-leg circuit today (Friday, Jan. 26) in Cebu. Fifty-one other age-groupers are spread out for the year, including 21 each in Luzon and Mindanao while Visayas will be staging 10 tournaments, including the season-opening event…

ASAPHIL gets formal nod from World Softball Baseball Federation


The Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL), led by its president Jean Henri Lhuillier was formally recognized recently by the World Softball Baseball Congress (WSBC), solidifying its position as a distinguished full member of the WSBC representing the Philippines. Shown presenting the plaque of affiliation to Lhuillier is Softball Executive Committee First Vice Chairman…

Lhuillier eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics for RP Blu Girls


Buoyed up by the encouraging performance of RP Blu Girls in this year’s World Cup of Softball XIIand Canada CupInternational Softball Championship, Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) president and Philippine sports patron Jean Henri Lhuillier expressed confidence on the team’s chances in the Asian Softball Championships to be held in Taiwan from November…

UTP partners with Universal Tennis Rating for skill level measurement


Unified Tennis Philippines (UTP) continues its positive direction towards improving the state of tennis in the Philippines by partnering with Universal Tennis Rating for its universal tennis ratings system, the most accurate and reliable technique for rating tennis skill worldwide. “We are so elated to have Universal Tennis Ratings agree to partner with us. This…

Lhuillier bares 4-year plan for Philippines’ Softball; supports RP Blu Girls’ rally to Tokyo 2020 anew


Speaking in front of players and prominent stakeholders at the Philippine Softball Night held on April 17 at the Makati Sports Club, Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) President and Philippine sports patron Jean Henri Lhuillier vowed to upgrade the current status of Philippine softball into a world-class association in four years and help…

Lhuillier eyed as next PHILTA president


MANILA, Philippines — Businessman and sports patron Jean-Henri Lhuillier is being eyed to replace Salvador “Buddy” Andrada as president of the Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA). This comes after Andrada announced that he will step down as the PHILTA president following claims that the association has experienced stagnant growth due to the lack of concrete programs…