AmBank Group Receives Triple Recognition at Corporate Governance Asia’s Fifth Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015

Ms Mandy Simpson (left), Chief Financial Officer, AmBank Group and Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Head, Group Corporate Communications & Marketing (right) receiving the awards from Mr Aldrin Monsod, Publisher and Managing Director, Corporate Governance Asia at the awards ceremony in Hong Kong.

AmBank Group was honoured with three major awards at the recent Fifth Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015 held on 10 April 2015 in Hong Kong. 

The Fifth Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015 is organised by Corporate Governance Asia and identifies excellence in financial performance, investor relations and communications, business ethics, corporate social responsibility and environmental practices in corporations. 

In its fifth year, the award gave recognition to Ms Mandy Simpson, Chief Financial Officer, AmBank Group with the Asia’s Best Chief Financial Officer (Investor Relations) Award. AmBank Group also won the Best Investor Relations Company in Malaysia and Best Corporate Social Responsibility in Malaysia awards. Accepting the awards on behalf of the Group were Ms Mandy Simpson for Best Chief Financial Officer (Investor Relations) and Best Investor Relations Company in Malaysia. Syed Anuar Syed Ali, Head, Group Corporate Communications and Marketing, AmBank Group accepted the award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility. 

Datuk Mohamed Azmi Mahmood, Acting Group Managing Director, AmBank Group, said “We are honoured to win these notable awards, as we aspire to be more recognised not only for our efforts in strong corporate governance in the business sector, but also in our continued efforts at building stronger investor relations and communications, ensuring continued ethics in our operations and maintaining our commitment to corporate social responsibility for the Group. I would also like to congratulate Ms Mandy Simpson for winning the Asia’s Best Chief Financial Officer award and for her commitment in adopting and upholding the best corporate governance practices and a strong connection to our stakeholders through strong investor relations in all business cycles in which we operate.” 

Corporate Governance Asia is a regional journal specialising in corporate governance and has, for more than decade, recognised companies in the region who continue to lead the way in initiating best practices in corporate governance and who continue to dialogue with stakeholders. ​​​​​​​​​​​