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Thai Union named Best CEO and Best CFO by Investor Poll (IAA Award)

August 15Th 2016, Bangkok –Recently, Thai Union Group PCL. topped the awards among Thai listed firms in the 7th annual Investment Analysis Association (IAA) 2015/2016 poll for the Best CEO and Best CFO. These recognitions from IAA represents Thai investors and is for executives in Thai listed firms who have been instrumental to a company’s success and sustainable growth, with the creation of added value for shareholders, as well as management vision which is communicated through investors’ journals.

From left to right - Mr. Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn (left) - President at the Investment Analysts Association, Mr. Rapee Sucharitakul - Director and Secretary General for the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Mr. Thiraphong Chansiri - President and Chief Executive Officer of Thai Union Group.

Commenting on the poll results, Thai Union CEO, Mr. Thiraphong Chansiri said, “I would like to thank the investors for the vote of confidence and trust for our work. I believe that passion for growth, and a willingness to challenge and stretch boundaries have led the organization to today”.

Mr. Yongyut Setthawiwat (right) - Deputy General Manager for Corporate Finance at Thai Union Group, received the Best CFO Award on behalf of Mr. Joerg Ayrle - its Group Chief Finance Officer from Mr. Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn (left) - President of the Investment Analysts Association.

Mr. Thiraphong has received the Best CEO under Agro & Food Industry category for the 7th year, and joining him in this category is Mr. Joerg Ayrle, Thai Union Group CFO, who was voted best CFO. “It is a great honor to be chosen for this prestigious award. Working with a great finance team alongside an inspiring and visionary CEO is the most satisfying professional experience. This award is a recognition of their support and guidance over the last year,” noted Mr. Joerg Ayrle.