SINGAPORE, 26 September 2019 – Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima” or the “Group”), Malaysia’s leading fully-integrated media group, was awarded Most Outstanding Company in Malaysia — Consumer Discretionary Sector, at the Asiamoney Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll 2019 awards ceremony held in Singapore.
The Asiamoney Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll acknowledges companies that have excelled in areas such as financial performance, management team excellence, IR activities and CSR initiatives. In 2019, over 800 fund managers, buy-side analysts, bankers and rating agencies, took part in the voting which concluded in July. Over 4,000 votes were received for public listed companies across 12 markets in Asia. The results recognise 153 companies as being the most outstanding for their sectors and in their market.
In Malaysia, the Asiamoney Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll had identified 18 sectors to compete including the Consumer Discretionary Sector. Media Prima received the highest number of votes for this sector to take home the award.
The award was accepted by Puan Farnida Ngah, Group Chief Financial Officer of Media Prima, and Puan Sharifah Nur Adibah Aljufri, General Manager, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations.
Commenting on the award, Puan Farnida said: “Media Prima is humbled by the recognition. Thank you to all who voted for us and for your confidence in Media Prima. The pace of change has not been easy and we have been exploring workable and sustainable options to restructure the Group in response to the current operating environment. Much credit goes to the great team at Media Prima who have consistently been recognised in other awards for their outstanding work. We will continue our efforts to move forward from here, as we are driven to see Media Prima become Malaysia’s leading digital-first content and commerce company.”
Asiamoney is the Asian edition of Euromoney, a UK-based business and finance publication founded in 1969. Their annual awards, the Asiamoney Awards, invites fund managers, buy-side analysts, bankers and rating agencies, to participate in the Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll.
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