Aboitiz Group wins corporate governance awards – Manila Bulletin
The Aboitiz Group was recognized by Corporate Governance Asia at the 12th Asian Excellence Awards for its achievements and excellence in management acumen, financial performance, corporate social responsibility, environmental practices, and investor relations.
The theme for the ceremony was “Leadership: Reigniting Asia” in recognition of the role corporate leaders wield in guiding their team and the wider society.
“The Aboitiz Group is undergoing its Great Transformation strategy, speeding ahead of their contemporaries to become the Philippines’ first techglomerate,” noted the recognition.
It added that, “In doing so, it is also applying such strategies in sustainability and continues to focus on being an evergreen sustainable organization firm in its belief that at the very heart of sustainability is adaptability.”
Corporate Governance Asia highlighted Aboitiz Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sabin Aboitiz as Asia’s Best CEO – Investor Relations and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Manuel Lozano as Asia’s Best CFO – Investor Relations.
It also cited Aboitiz Head of Investor Relations Judd Salas as Best Investor Relations Professional alongside Group-wide recognitions for Asia’s Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Best Investor Relations Company.
“It is with much pride and honor that I humbly accept this award on behalf of all our incredible Aboitiz team members, without whom we would never achieve the level of success and excellence that makes the Aboitiz Group what it is today – an organization that surpasses the expectations of a traditional conglomerate by meeting the demands of a modern techglomerate,” said Aboitiz.
He noted that, “I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – it all starts and ends with our people. They are our most valuable bottom line, and this award is for each and every one of them. They’ve earned it and they very much deserve it. Thank you.”
Across the businesses and communities that the Aboitiz Group works to advance, from power, banking and financial services, food, infrastructure, land, and data science and artificial intelligence, the Great Transformation has been making its mark.
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