SPH wins Gold for Investor Relations at Singapore Corporate Awards 2014

SINGAPORE - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has won the Best Investor Relations Award (Gold) for 2013 in the "$1 billion and above market capitalisation'' category at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2014. This is one of the five awards which make up the Singapore Corporate Awards (SCA), the others being the Best Managed Board, Best Chief Executive Officer, Best Chief Financial Officer and Best Annual Report.

Held at the Resorts World Convention Centre in Sentosa this evening, the 2014 Gold award is the most prestigious compared to the Bronze awards won in 2010 and 2011 and the Silver award won in 2012. The Singapore Corporate Awards recognise and celebrate the best in corporate governance among companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

Mr Tony Mallek, Chief Financial Officer, received the award on behalf of SPH from Mr David Lim, CEO Singapore & Head Private Banking, South East Asia and member of the Management Advisory Board, Julius Baer Group. President Tony Tan was the event's Guest-of-Honour.

Mr Alan Chan, CEO of SPH said: "This award is an endorsement of our investor relations strategy at SPH. We help the investment community understand the company's plans through regular and timely engagement. I would like to thank our board of directors for their continued guidance and all staff for making this award possible. My thanks too, to the analysts and shareholders for their constant feedback on how we can do better."

The Singapore Corporate Awards is open to listed companies. It is organised by the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) and The Business Times, supported by Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and Singapore Exchange (SGX). It is sponsored by Bank Julius Baer. The current award partners are Aon Hewitt, Citigate Dewe Rogerson i.MAGE, Egon Zehnder, EY and Singapore Management University (SMU).