(Left Photo) Mr. Jose T. Sio (left), Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer of SM Investments Corporation receives the Best CFO in the Philippines award from Mr. Siddiq Bazarwala, Publisher of Alpha Southeast Asia magazine. (Right Photo) SM Investments Corporation SVP for Investor Relations Ms. Corazon Guidote (left), and VP for Corporate Governance Mr. Gil Gonzales (far right) receive the plaque for Most Organised Investor Relations, Best Senior Management Support, Strongest Adherence to Corporate Governance and Best Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility.
(20 September 2013. Pasay City, Philippines) SM Investments Corporation (SM) and banking arm BDO Unibank, Inc. recently received honors from Alpha Southeast Asia, a Hong Kong-based business publication focusing on international finance in the ASEAN region during a ceremony held recently at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Makati City. The 3rdAnnual Southeast Asia Institutional Investor Corporate Awards polled more than 473 investors and analysts across the region as well as US and Europe. The participants included fund managers with investment interests in Southeast Asia, large institutional investors, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, private banks, equity and fixed income brokers as well as buy and sell side analysts. Investor choices were narrowed down to the top 3 in each of the seven award categories. SM’s chief finance officer, Mr. Jose T. Sio, was awarded as the Best CFO in the Philippines.
Most Organised Investor Relations