Many of his colleagues, including friends from Tokyo and Taipei, came to pay tribute to Choo.
David Savastano, Editor06.14.18
The Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA) honored Joon Choo, VP of Shamrock Technologies, with its Anthony Mauriello Man of the Year award. Choo, the 16th recipient of the award, was honored May 23, 2017 at a dinner held in his honor at the Iberia Peninsula restaurant in Newark, NJ. Shichiu Kwan of Shamrock Technologies served as emcee.
“When I first read that I was nominated for this award, I was in India,” Choo said. “I looked at the calendar, and saw it wasn’t April 1, and I asked Shichiu if this was for real. It is such a great honor, but for me, it was a splash-in-the-face moment, as I never thought an honor like this could come to me.
“I remember coming to this room and honoring the people who have won this award, and I always walked away thinking that these people are giants, and they had such a big impact on our industry. It just didn’t seem right that I would get it,” Choo added.
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