PHILIPPINES: SM Group honored with 10 awards at the Corporate Governance Asia magazine’s 7th Asian Excellence Award

PHILIPPINES: SM Group honored with 10 awards at the Corporate Governance Asia magazine’s 7th Asian Excellence Award

 

JW Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) and its subsidiaries bagged 10 awards from Hong Kong-based Corporate Governance Asia magazine in its 7th Asian Excellence Award held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong last June 9.

SM and its subsidiaries SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) and China Banking Corporation (China Bank) were chosen as awardees from the Philippines. The 7th Asian Excellence Award 2017 is touted as Asia’s biggest event on IR and Governance awards in Asia in the past seven years.

The magazine recognized SM Director and former President Harley T. Sy, BDO Chairperson Teresita T. Sy-Coson, BDO President Nestor Tan, SM Prime Holdings President Jeffrey Lim and China Bank President Ricardo Chua as Asia’s Best Chief Executive Officers or CEOs.

Cited as Asia’s Best CFO are former SM CFO Jose Sio, now wearing the hat of Chairman and BDO EVP and Treasurer Pedro Florescio III.

SM, SM Prime, BDO, and China Bank bagged Best IR Company including Best Corporate Communications (for SM and BDO), Best Environmental Responsibility (for SM Prime) and Best IR Professionals for SM SVP for Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Corazon Guidote, BDO SVP for IR and Corporate Planning Luis Reyes, Jr. and China Bank SVP for IR and Corporate Relations Alexander Escucha. This is the 6th year that SM clinched the Best IR and Best IR Professional awards.

The Asian Excellence Awards are designed to recognize the achievements and excellence in management acumen, financial performance, corporate social responsibility, environmental practices and investor relations of Asian companies. Since its inception in 2011, CG Asia has bestowed accolades on the Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Corporate Social Responsibility, Best Environmental Practices, Best Investor Relations, Best Investor Relations Professionals and Best Financial Public Relations Companies.

Corporate Governance Asia is now read by 12,000 of the most important companies in Asia and provides incisive editorial content with extensive coverage on the latest and current developments, legislation, case studies and various analyses relating to corporate governance practices in Asia.

About SM Investments Corporation
SM Investments Corporation is a leading Philippine company that is invested in market leading businesses in retail, banking and property. It also invests in ventures that can capture high growth opportunities in the emerging Philippine economy. It looks for market leaders or those with potential to become leaders in their chosen sectors that offer synergies and attractive returns and cashflows.

SM’s retail operations are the country’s largest and most diversified with its food, non-food and specialty retail stores. SM’s property arm, SM Prime Holdings, Inc., is the largest integrated property developer in the Philippines with interests in malls, residences, offices, hotels and convention centers as well as tourism-related property developments. SM’s interests in banking are in BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO), the country’s largest bank and China Banking Corporation (China Bank), the 7th largest bank.

For more about SM, click here: www.sminvestments.com

For further information, please contact:

Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
E-mail: cora.guidote@sminvestments.com
Tel. No. (632) 857-0117

Source: SM Investments Corporation

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PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation honored with seven awards during the 12th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2016

PHILIPPINES: SM Investments Corporation honored with seven awards during the 12th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2016

 

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — SM Investments Corporation (SM) and its subsidiaries received seven awards from Hong Kong-based publication Corporate Governance (CG) Asia during the 12th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2016 organized by the magazine.

SM and its subsidiaries/ affiliates SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) and China Banking Corporation (China Bank) were chosen as awardees from the Philippines.

CG Asia cited SM, SM Prime and BDO as “Icons on Corporate Governance” for the 11th, 6th and 12th year respectively. China Bank was named as Asia’s Outstanding Company on Corporate Governance for the second consecutive year.

The magazine also recognized SM President Harley T. Sy, BDO Chairperson Teresita T. Sy-Coson and China Bank Chairman Hans T. Sy with the “Asian Corporate Director Award”.

CG Asia seeks to recognize companies who have consistently made the honour rolls in its annual awards in the past 12 years by bestowing to them the highest accolade of Icons in Corporate Governance. This esteemed recognition belongs to the best of the best in corporate governance in Asia as they continue to uphold the best practices no matter what the business cycle is.

The Asian Corporate Director Recognition Awards acknowledge outstanding corporate directors from boards of public and private companies in Asia and have been leaders in guiding their boards and executive management in growing their companies and mantaining the ethics of their respective boards.

The multiple awards given were the following:
SMIC
Icon on Corporate Governance
Asian Corporate Director Award – Mr. Harley Sy

SM Prime
Icon on Corporate Governance

BDO
Icon on Corporate Governance
Asian Corporate Director Award – Ms. Teresita Sy-Coson

China Bank
Outstanding Company on Corporate Governance
Asian Corporate Director Award – Mr. Hans Sy
Corporate Governance Asia is now read by 14,000 of the most important companies in Asia and provides incisive editorial content with extensive coverage on the latest and current developments, legislation, case studies and various analyses relating to corporate governance practices in Asia.

For further information, please contact:
Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
E-mail: cora.guidote@sminvestments.com
Tel. No. (632) 857-0117
www.sminvestments.com

Source: SM Investments Corporation

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SM and subsidiaries recognized for excellence in good corporate governance by Hong Kong publication Corporate Governance Asia

Pasay City, Philippines, 2014-10-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Leading Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corporation(SM) and its subsidiaries were recognized for excellence in good corporate governance by Hong Kong publication Corporate Governance Asia (CG Asia).

The 10th Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards acknowledges the companies who have taken serious steps to institutionalize Corporate Governance into their businesses.

SM Vice Chairperson and BDO Chairperson Teresita T. Sy-Coson and SM Prime Holdings, Inc. President Hans T. Sy were both cited for the Asian Corporate Director award.

SM Investments Corporation, BDO Unibank, Inc. and SM Prime Holdings, Inc. were awarded with Asia’s Icon on Corporate Governance. China Banking Corporation was cited as one of among Asia’s Outstanding Companies on Corporate Governance.

Ms. Sy-Coson said, “We would like to thank Corporate Governance Asia for these awards and for acknowledging the many initiatives we have taken over the years to further strengthen corporate governance across the SM group of companies. While good corporate governance is deeply engrained in the SM culture, we are committed to continue improving our standards because we believe that it can only serve to ensure long-term sustainability of all our businesses.”

The awarding ceremony was held on October 24, 2014 at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Hong Kong.

CG Asia is the most authoritative journal on Corporate Governance in the region. Published quarterly, it provides news and analysis on corporate governance issues, boardroom practices and shareholder activism since seeing print in 2002. CG Asia is read by 9,000 executives from Asia’s major public companies, regulators, institutional investors, fund managers, lawyers, accountants, academics, government financial institutions.

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For further information, please contact:
Ms. Corazon P. Guidote
Senior Vice President for Investor Relations
SM Investments Corporation
Email : cora.guidote@sminvestments.com<
Tel. (632) 857-0117