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Dec 06, 2022

Excellence of PTT Exploration and Production and Indorama Ventures celebrated at IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2022

Thai IROs and companies distinguish themselves at region’s highest IR honors

PTT Exploration and Production, the Thai state-owned and Stock Exchange of Thailand-listed oil and gas company, and Thai petrochemicals producer Indorama Ventures took home three trophies apiece at the IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2022.

PTT Exploration and Production won for best overall investor relations (large cap) and for best IR in the energy sector. Thanat Thamrongsaksuvit saw off tough competition to win the best investor relations officer (large cap) award.

Not to be outdone, Indorama Ventures took the awards for best overall investor relations (mid-cap) and best IR  in the materials sector. Vikash Jalan secured the best investor relations officer (mid-cap) prize.

Singapore was well represented, with Manulife US REIT winning the best in sector award for financials (including real estate) and Ascott Residence Trust – now known as CapitaLand Ascott Trust – winning the best annual report (mid-cap) award.

Congratulations also go to George Aluwi, IRO at GoTo Gojek Tokopedia, for taking home the rising star award. The largest technology group in Indonesia was also handed trophies for best IR during a corporate transaction and best ESG materiality reporting (large cap).

You can find the full list of winners here.

IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2022

The IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2022 took place virtually on December 6, 2022.

The awards were divided into two sections. The awards-by-research categories were decided by a survey of hundreds of portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts covering companies across Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Prizes included best overall IR, best IR officer and best IR by a senior management team.

The awards-by-nomination categories saw companies in the region send in entries explaining their work in key areas of IR practice, such as ESG reporting, digital communications and investor events. Here, the winners were decided by a panel of judges.

For the 2022 awards, the panel of judges featured:

  • James Beech, editor-in-chief, IR Magazine
  • Joshua Lee, director of asset management, Equinix
  • Prof Roy Ling, CEO and founder, FollowTrade
  • Vijay Natarajan, real estate and real estate investment trusts analyst, RHB Banking Group
  • Jeannie Ong, chief investor relations officer, MyRepublic

To find more out about the IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2022, please click here. Outstanding in IR in South East Asia? Start planning your entry for our 2023 awards now.

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James Beech

James Beech joined IR Media Group as editor-in-chief of IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary in January 2022. He was a multimedia journalist, editor, client relationship manager, awards host and public speaker at Campden Wealth, for and about the...