Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited ("Chow Tai Fook" or the "Company"; collectively with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; SEHK stock code: 1929), a Hong Kong Main Board listed company with 89 years of heritage, proudly announces that the Group has earned four accolades at The 8th Asian Excellence Award 2018 conducted by Corporate Governance Asia, an authoritative regional journal in recognition of the outstanding performance in corporate governance.
The recognitions include:
Asiaʼs Best CEO (Investor Relations) – Kent Wong
Asiaʼs Best CFO (Investor Relations) – Hamilton Cheng
Best Investor Relations Company (Hong Kong)
Best Investor Relations Professional – Danita On
Chow Tai Fook Managing Director, Kent Wong, said, "It is encouraging to clinch the accolades again this year in The Asian Excellence Award. These recognitions are a strong demonstration of our dedication and commitment for strengthening investor relations and upholding a stringent and transparent corporate governance structure. In the pursuit of good corporate governance, we have adopted a stakeholders approach based on principles of transparency, interactive engagement and equal treatment, coupling with the mutual interactive communication and comprehensive disclosure mechanism, to maintain close connection with stakeholders."
Chow Tai Fook Executive Director, Finance and Operations and Joint Company Secretary, Hamilton Cheng, remarked, "Maintaining a timely disclosure and high level of transparency prompt us to be responsible to stakeholders in our decisions and operations, and to proactively prepare for scrutiny and the ever-changing regulatory environment. We also enhance our capacity to innovate by feeding in stakeholders' lines of sight; foster high quality strategy and achieve sustainable growth and development."
The Asian Excellence Award aims to acknowledge companies' achievements and excellence in the aspects of corporate governance, investor relations, financial performance, corporate social responsibility and environmental practices. The assessment is based on the data submitted to Corporate Governance Asia by companies and investors. These accolades are for finest corporations and senior executives who possess strong skills in providing leadership over and supervising the attainment of the companies' business objectives, with the ultimate goal of achieving sustainable development.