Bangkok: October 21st, 2022 – Central Retail Corporation PCL (CRC) solidifies its positioning as a retail leader of the future by winning two major global awards of business excellence; being voted #1 in Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll 2022, organized by Asiamoney, in the group of The Most Outstanding Company in Consumer Discretionary category, for the second consecutive year, and winning the Corporate Excellence Award from Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022 (APEA) Regional Edition. These awards illustrate the potential of strong and efficient management and solid performance, recognized by leading international institutions.
Mr. Yol Phokasub, Chief Executive Officer of Central Retail, said, “These awards marked another occasion for Central Retail to be recognized by global institutions for the corporate’s outstanding success in all areas. It is also a great pride for management team and every staff member. Both awards are the result of our endeavor and dedication in fully transforming into digital retail. We are committed to studying the markets to truly understand all segments of customers and their differing lifestyles so we can present them with quality products, new business formats as well as a broad range of services tailored to their needs, while delivering on a seamless shopping experience for every customer, anywhere and anytime.”
The two awards Central Retail has won comprise:
- Asiamoney - The Most Outstanding Company: Winning by the most votes in the Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll 2022 for The Most Outstanding Company in Consumer Discretionary category for the second consecutive year. This was taken from the ranking of Asiamoney, a leading financial publication which prepared a shortlist of companies from around Asia. The vote was conducted by institutional investors and analysts who scored companies on outstanding management, considering all-round attributes, in overall operations, financial reporting, management team, investor relations, and social activities.
- Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022 (APEA) Regional Edition: Central Retail was chosen to receive the Corporate Excellence Award from APEA, a forum for global competition, to reward companies from around the Asia Pacific region with excellent and fair management, outstanding innovation, clear growth, and social responsibility, truly contributing to economic stimulus over the entire continent of Asia. This is chosen according to efficient management in line with the organization’s visions and goals, which leads to consistently positive business results.
“I would like to thank both institutions and all the expert panels involved who have recognized our efforts with these awards. I would also like to extend my gratitude to every member of the management and employees for their hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication to provide customers with a superior experience, together enhancing retail business even further. We will combine the forces of highly capable employees and management team, modern technology, and massive databases which are the biggest and best of their kind to reinvent the Next-Gen Omnichannel services and platforms, reinforcing our retail leadership at the global level. At the same time, we remain committed to our CRC Green and Sustainable Retail concept for sustainable growth. Central Retail continues to form partnerships with all sectors to power the Thai economy forward, operating business with concerns of every stakeholder, including the community and the environment, and enabling our business to grow alongside surrounding society towards an inclusive and sustainable future,” concluded Mr. Yol.