Makati—(PHStocks)—Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. (PSE: PSE) President and CEO Hans B. Sicat was one of the recipients of Corporate Governance Asia’s (CGA) Best CEO award for outstanding executive achievement in investor relations. The award was given at the 4th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards held on 3 April 2014 at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Hong Kong.
The recognition given by Corporate Governance Asia was based on scores from submissions and interviews conducted with investors. According to CGA, the accolades were given to people who possess strong leadership in guiding the board of directors and the company management in growing or expanding the business, and at the same time uphold the highest ethics in business practices.
“I am grateful for this recognition from Corporate Governance Asia. It is a testament to how seriously we take corporate governance as a listed company and as an Exchange. The citation in the field of investor relations is also special as there is a conscious effort for me and my colleagues to reach out to our stakeholders. We’re also spearheading efforts to further improve investor relations practice among the listed companies through various initiatives, one of which is the possible creation of a Philippine investor relations organization,” PSE President and CEO Hans B. Sicat said.
Corporate Governance Asia is a quarterly journal that provides news and analysis on corporate governance issues, boardroom practices, and shareholder activism.