07/10/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/09/2019 22:53
Caption: Thiraphong Chansiri, CEO at Thai Union Group PCL.
Caption: Joerg Ayrle, Chief Finance Officer at Thai Union, received the awards at the 9th Asia Excellence Award 2019 in Hong Kong.
10 July 2019, BANGKOK - Thai Union Group PCL, the world's largest shelf-stable tuna processor and owner of a portfolio of leading global seafood brands, has been recognized in two major corporate governance awards in Asia.
At the 9th Asian Excellence Award 2019, Thai Union won Asia's Best CEO and Best Investor Relations Company in Thailand, for its strong management acumen, financial performance, corporate social responsibility, environmental practices and investor relations.
Separately, Thai Union was recognized by Asiamoney in the Best Managed Companies Awards, rubbing shoulders with Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, CP All, and LPN Development. The award was given to the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the past three decades, with Thai Union named the best company in the decade since 2010.
'I'm incredibly proud that the Thai Union team has been recognized for its hard work, particularly for our focus on corporate governance,' said Thai Union CEO Thiraphong Chansiri. 'As one of the world's largest seafood companies, we embrace our role as a leader in the industry and driving positive change around the world, which we do with great passion while also pursuing strong business growth.'
ABOUT THAI UNION GROUP
Thai Union Group PCL is the world's seafood leader bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for more than 40 years.
Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world's largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 133.3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) and a global workforce of over 47,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products.
The company's global brand portfolio includes market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch and Thai-leading brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, Bellotta and Marvo.
As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behavior, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union introduced its SeaChange® sustainability strategy. Find out more at seachangesustainability.org. Thai Union's on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2018 by being ranked number one in the world in the Food Products Industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, achieving a 100th percentile ranking for total sustainability score. Thai Union has now been named to the DJSI for five consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.
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