SET announces 62 firms, nine CEOs nominated for SET Awards 2016

BANGKOK, January 23, 2017 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) jointly with

Money & Banking Magazine announces that 62 companies and nine CEOs have been

nominated for SET Awards 2016 to be held on February 2 in Bangkok.

SET President Kesara Manchusree announced that SET Awards, which was organized

for the 13th time, honor listed companies, securities companies, asset

management companies, and chief executives in Thai capital market who have

distinguished themselves and are committed to the business advancement,

reflecting their abilities to successfully operate in the ever-evolving


“Driven by the vision “To Make the Capital Market ‘Work’ for Everyone,” SET

focuses on developing the Thai capital market for the benefit of all sectors in

the nation. By promoting the quality of Thai listed companies as attractive

investments and accepted internationally as well as in Thailand, The awards

ceremony is intended to encourage listed companies to focus on quality and to

seek the highest standards of operation. This year 62 companies and nine CEOs

have been selected for the final round of competition. All have distinguished

achievements in their own fields, embrace the concept of good corporate

governance, and remain committed to all stakeholders. These companies and

individuals are most definitely worthy of praise. This year, a total of 22

awards will be given at the ceremony,” added Kesara.

Santi Viriyarungsarit, Editor-in-Chief of Money & Banking Magazine, the SET

Awards co-host, and one of the distinguished judges for the SET Awards 2016 said

that three new categories of awards have been added this year: Best Innovative

Company Award; Best Deal of the Year Award; and Young Rising Star CEO Award. The

Best Innovative Company Award is open to listed companies, securities

companies, and asset management companies, and this award focuses on innovation

and organizational innovation management. The number of companies applying for

this award category has far exceeded expectations. The response to this award

demonstrates the importance of innovation for a wide variety of Thai

enterprises, making the SET Awards as a platform to promote and support

innovative developments, which in turn allow companies to continually respond to

the long-term competitiveness of the industry and the nation.

The committee of experts judging SET Awards 2016 includes Panas Simasathien,

Maruey Phadoongsidhi, Seri Chintanaseri, Santi Viriyarungsarit, Yuth

Vorachattarn, Patareeya Benjapolchai, Kesara Manchusree, and Santi Kiranand.

The SET Awards 2016 are grouped into seven categories: 1) Best CEO Award and the

Young Rising Star CEO Award; 2) Best Company Performance Award; 3) Best

Investor Relations Award; 4) Best Innovative Company Award; 5) Best Securities

Company Award; 6) Best Asset Management Company Award; and 7) Best Deal of the

Year Award.

For more details, please visit the SET website or call 0

2009 9781.

Source: The Stock Exchange of Thailand

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