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SET News :SET announces SET Awards 2019 winners to recognize capital market firms' business and sustainability excellence
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SET News 97/2019
                                                                            
November 26, 2019

SET announces SET Awards 2019 winners to recognize capital market firms' 
business and sustainability excellence

BANGKOK, November 26, 2019 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand today announced the 
winners of the SET Awards 2019, in which the Best CEO Award of SET-listed
companies went to Rathian Srimongkol, CEO of Krungthai Card pcl (KTC), and the
Best CEO Award of mai-listed firms presented to Suwanna Chokdee-Anand, CEO of
Moong Pattana International pcl (MOONG).  While Peerapong Jaroon-Ek, CEO of
Origin Property pcl (ORI) won this year's Young Rising Star CEO Award. Eight
companies, namely, Banpu pcl (BANPU), Bangchak Corporation pcl (BCP), Seafresh
Industry pcl (CFRESH), IRPC pcl (IRPC), PTT Global Chemical pcl (PTTGC), Somboon
Advance Technology pcl (SAT), The Siam Cement pcl (SCC), and Thai Oil pcl
(TOP), were recognized with Sustainability Awards of Honor at the ceremony held
today.

SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai, said, "It's an auspicious occasion once 
again to congratulate the winners of the annual SET Awards. All of them have
outstanding performances and qualities well-recognized at international level,
while becoming role models in the capital market, an inspiration for other
organizations and sectors to continuously enhance their businesses all along.
Their successes could be attributed to ongoing joint efforts and determination
to develop the capital market by all involved.  In addition, support for all
companies' sustainability information disclosure has also enabled investors to
receive important information for their investment decision, in line with the
responsible investment approach that all judges and the organizers cannot be
more proud of."

Santi Viriyarungsarit, Editor-in-Chief of Money & Banking magazine, the SET 
Awards co-host and one of the distinguished judges, added that the SET Awards in
various categories recognize outstanding listed companies with excellence.
Despite arisen changes and challenges, the cooperation from all parties involved
and the strength of the Thai business sector have enabled them to retain their
potential to grow sustainably.

This year the presentation of SET Awards 2019 has been divided into two 
categories: Business Excellence and Sustainability Excellence. The Business
Excellence category comprises the SET Award of Honor for one listed company, the
Best Company Performance Awards for 22 companies and the Outstanding Company
Performance Awards for 48 companies. Another category is the Sustainability
Excellence Awards, which comprises the Sustainability Awards of Honor for eight
companies, the Best Sustainability Awards for six companies, the Highly
Commended in Sustainability Awards for 11 companies, and the Rising Star
Sustainability Awards for nine companies.

Meanwhile, the Business Excellence category consists of seven awards: 1) Best 
Investor Relations Awards, 2) Best Innovative Company Award, 3) Best Securities
Company Awards, 4) Best Asset Management Company Award, 5) Best Company
Performance Awards, 6) Best Deal of the Year Award, and 7) Best CEO Awards and
Young Rising Star Award. The Sustainability Excellence consists of three awards:
1) Best Sustainability Awards, 2) Highly Commended in Sustainability Awards,
and 3) Rising Star Sustainability Awards.

The SET Awards 2019 judging committee consists of Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi, Maruey 
Phadoongsidhi, Seri Chintanaseri, Santi Viriyarungsarit, Yuth Vorachattarn,
Patareeya Benjapolchai, Teeranun Srihong, Pakorn Peetathawatchai, Manpong
Senanarong, and Krisada Sektrakul with Amnouy Jiramahapoka as the committee's
secretary.

For more information, please visit www.set.or.th/setawards.

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