Connecting Style & Health – Amazfit Launches Contest for Fans in the US, UK, France, Germany & Russia to Win Its Market Leading Wearables

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Amazfit, one of the leading players in the smart watch market, today launched an international marketing campaign themed “Amaze Your Wrist”. Amazfit is encouraging fans to share a stylish photograph on Instagram to show the world why they should win its latest wearables[1].*

The Amaze Your Wrist Grand Prize winner will receive FOUR Amazfit wearables – a GTR 2, a GTS 2, a Bip U, and a Band 5. Runner-up will win a GTR 2 or a GTS 2 and second runner-up will receive a Bip U or Band 5.

The campaign is part of Amazfit’s strategy of creating dynamic, fashionable watches for youthful, active lifestyles. Packed with the latest technology including online and offline voice control, plus comprehensive health features, Amazfit wearables are designed to make life easier, more efficient and more fun.

The Amaze Your Wrist Contest is open to Amazfit fans living in the United States (excluding Rhode Island), United Kingdom, France, Germany and Russia. The contest runs 30 November through 14 December 2020, giving winners the chance to post pictures and win the latest Amazfit wearable in time for the upcoming holiday season.

  • The Amazfit GTR 2 and Amazfit GTS 2 are classic and fashionable smartwatches suitable for active lifestyles, with a comprehensive range of health features and Alexa Built-in[2].
  • The Amazfit Band 5 takes the “band” category of wearables to a new level, with its science-based personal health management system.
  • The Amazfit Bip U Series is a fun lightweight smartwatch packed with technology that gives users the must-have details about your health metrics

All #amazeyourwrist entries will be judged on the creativity, originality and uniqueness of the Instagram photo.
It’s Your Time to Be Amazing. Get Ready to Amaze Your Wrist.

Start shooting now and find the best look that shows the world why users should Amaze Your Wrist.

For more information about the contest, please visit https://www.instagram.com/amazfit.global/  

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Germany requires companies put women on executive boards

  • On Friday, the German coalition government agreed to a new rule that companies with more than three board members must ensure one of those members is a woman.
  • The rule also states companies in which the German government has a stake will require 30% of its board to be female.
  • The rule reverses a voluntary system established in 2015 that some said failed to achieve gender equality.
  • Franziska Giffey, Germany’s federal minister for women called the move “historic.”
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Germany’s government is rolling out a new standard that will require companies listed on the stock market to have a certain number of women on their boards. Companies with three board members must have one of them be a woman. And companies in which the federal government has a stake will require 30% of executive boards to be female. 

The rule was agreed upon on Friday by Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats. It’s similar to a system the country established in 2015 that called on companies to voluntarily increase boardroom diversity. But progressives argued, that because the system was voluntary it failed to achieve gender equality. 

This new mandatory quota will boost diversity in Germany’s corporate sector, and might even encourage lawmakers in other countries to follow suit. A number of countries have similar quotas, including France, Norway, Israel, Austria, India, and Italy. Research from management consulting company EgonZehnder found that countries with quotas were more likely to have significant boardroom diversity than countries without quotas. 

Researchers at McKinsey & Co. found that companies with more gender and ethnic diversity among top executives were up to 33% more likely to see above average profits.

Women make up about 13% of the management boards of the 30 largest German companies listed on the Dax index, per a September survey by the independent nonprofit AllBright foundation that was reported on in the Guardian.  

That’s compared to 28.6% in the US, 24.5% in the UK and 22.2% in France, the study showed. 

In a statement, Franziska Giffey, Germany’s federal minister for women, said: “This one breakthrough is historic. We are putting an end to women-free boardrooms in large companies. We are setting an example for a sustainable, modern society.”

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