Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) received five international awards at the 12th Asian Excellence Award 2022, organized by the Corporate Governance Asia magazine, the Hong Kong-based publication focusing on economic and corporate governance reporting. The award recognized operational excellence in conjunction with good governance, social and environmental stewardship.
The Asian Excellence Award, now in its 12th year, is intended to honour and reward accomplishments and excellence in management acumen, financial performance, corporate social responsibility, environmental practices and investor relations. CP Foods was awarded in 5 categories this year including the Asia’s Best CEO Award, Asia’s Best CFO Award, Asia’s Best Investor Relations Professional award, Asia’s Best CSR and Best Investor Relations Company.
Prasit Boondoungprasert, the chief executive officer of CP Foods, has been named the “Asia’s Best CEO” recognizing his leadership excellence in driving the organization’s success and continuous growth by promoting advance technology to enhance the company’s competitiveness as well as ensuring consistent growth and a strong financial position during the difficult times and future challenges.
Paisan Chirakitcharern, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, received the “Asia’s Best CFO” award for his excellence in financial management and effective funds, as well as for creating added value and maximizing benefits to the organization and stakeholders.
The “Asia’s Best Investor Relations Professional award was presented to Kobboon Srichai, Executive Committee and Company Secretary at CP Foods, for her outstanding role in effectively communicating information and keeping investors well informed while adhering to the fundamental principle of investor relations.
CP Foods received 2 corporate level awards including Best Investor Relations Company to recognize the company’s commitment to the highest standards of disclosure, transparency, and fairness in disseminating information to stakeholders in timely manner.
In addition, the company received Asia’s Best CSR award for conducting business that places emphasis on the social and environmental impact on the community where it operates.
The Asian Excellence Award is designed to honour the organization that conduct business adhering to corporate governance and are driving toward sustainable development under “CPF 2030 Sustainability in Action” strategy which has been developed from the three pillars towards sustainability comprising “Food Security”, “Self-Sufficiency Society” and “Balance of Nature” ensuring food security based on manufacturing process that are environmentally friendly to mitigate the impacts of climate change in support of 17 the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).