UnionBank Hailed as Leader in Investor Relations
Excellence in banking has once again been claimed by UnionBank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and its leaders with big wins at the 6th Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2016. The Bank was honored with the Best Investor Relations Company Award. It has been a consistent awardee since 2014. Chairman and CEO Dr. Justo A. Ortiz, on the other hand, was named Asia’s Best CEO in arena of Investor Relations.
Hosted by the prestigious publication Corporate Governance Asia, the awards recognize excellence in financial performance, investor relations and communications, business ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental practices. The scores used to determine the winners come from the data that was submitted by its readers as well as from investors.
According to the publication, the awards highlight the outstanding achievements of CEOs and CFOs in investor relations in both publicly listed companies and in privately owned entities, including state-owned and government-controlled enterprises in Asia.
Executive Vice President and Head of Center for Strategic Partnerships Genaro V. Lapez, received the award on behalf of the Bank and Dr. Ortiz at the ceremony held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong last June 17.