Security Bank Bags Triple Win at the Asian Excellence Awards

security-bank_asian-excellence-awardsSecurity Bank is a consistent awardee at the Asian Excellence Awards, having been recognized for Best CEO for Investor Relations, Best Investor Relations Company, and Best Corporate Social Responsibility in the past years.

Security Bank Corporation (SBC) won awards during the recently held Corporate Governance Asia’s 7th Asian Excellence Awards at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong.

For the second year in a row, Security Bank Corporation President & CEO Alfonso L. Salcedo Jr. was lauded as “Asia’s Best CEO for Investor Relations, Philippines” for exhibiting an exceptional leadership in managing expectations of investors, shareholders and stakeholders. Security Bank CFO and Executive Vice President (EVP) Joselito E. Mape was also recognized as “Asia’s Best CFO for Investor Relations, Philippines” in this year’s awards for his effective corporate leadership dealing with capital markets.

Simultaneously, Security Bank has won the coveted “Best Investor Relations Company” award for the third time for its commitment in observing professionalism, transparency, accountability and fairness in engaging with their shareholders and stakeholders. In its journal, Corporate Governance Asia pointed out that “Time and again, Security Bank proactively encourages continuous discussions with its shareholders and institutional investors with an aim to further strengthen and support the attainment of the Bank’s corporate goals and objectives. Through consistent engagement and pinpointing areas for enhancement, Security Bank works closely with the investment community to increase shareholders’ value, ensure good corporate governance, comply with all relevant laws and regulations, and protect shareholders’ rights and minority interests”.

The Asian Excellence Awards is an annual event hosted by Corporate Governance Asia, the authoritative journal of corporate governance practices in Asia. This year, around 340 people from 110 companies in 10 countries were present at the said event.