Kuala Lumpur, Jan 27, 2016: Mah Sing Group Berhad (Mah Sing) was recently adjudged for two (2) the 11th Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Awards 2015. The Group was named a winner in Asia’s Outstanding Companies on Corporate Governance category whilst the Group Managing Director of Mah Sing, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Leong Hoy Kum was named Asian Corporate Director of the Year. Both the Awards are the fifth consecutive wins for Mah Sing.
Mah Sing’s Group Managing Director, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Leong Hoy Kum said, “As a corporation, we are a firm believer of the importance of corporate governance. We are determined to continuously uphold our brand values and creating values for all our stakeholders; from our customers, our shareholders, to our employees, our business associates and the community. Hence, we actively engage with the investing public where we provide updates via various platforms. ”
Corporate governance is a continuing process which the majority of public companies in Asia continue to adopt based on standards, in Asia and across the global financial markets. For the past 12 years, Corporate Governance Asia has put emphasis on recognizing companies in the region who continue to lead the way in initiating best practices which provide an open, ethical, Asian values, fair spirit and continuing dialogue with all the stakeholders. Mah Sing was one of the two Malaysian winners from the total of 18 regional winners in the Asian Corporate Director of the Year category. The Group was also one of the 2 Malaysian winners from the total of 6 regional winners.
Founder, Managing Director and Publisher, Aldrin Monsod said, “Corporate Governance is important, especially in terms of sustainability – especially for property developers. In addition to looking at the bottom line, investors nowadays take into consideration the organizations’ commitment, communication and initiatives when it comes to engaging with stakeholders; both internal and external; as well as the environment and the society at large.”
“I am very pleased to see Mah Sing’s continuous efforts and it is an honour to award this recognition to Mah Sing for the fifth consecutive year,” he added.
Corporate Governance Asia is an authoritative journal on corporate governance in Hong Kong and Asia. Corporate Governance Asia provides news and analysis on corporate governance issues, boardroom performance and shareholder activism.
*Image Caption: (Left) Mah Sing’s Group Managing Director Tan Sri Dato Sri Leong Hoy Kum accepting the Awards from the Publisher, Founder and Managing Director of Corporate Governance Asia, Aldrin Monsod.