PUBLISHED : 16 Mar 2023 at 17:00
Thailand (March 15,2023) - Influential Brands and Neo Target jointly organized an award ceremony to honor over 20 top brands that have had the highest impact on consumers and have been most successful in their business operations. Additionally, four "Outstanding Leadership Awards" were conferred on business leaders who had created significant changes or transformations in their businesses, resulting in outstanding growth, including the "CEO of the Year" award for eight prominent CEOs in Thailand and Asia. The company will continue to present these awards every year as a tribute and encouragement to both brands and executives who are dedicated to creating quality brands that are favored by consumers and who serve as examples in managing organizations and marketing operations that achieve the highest levels of success.
Mr. Jorge Rodriguez, Managing Director of Influential Brands,
said “This year, we are delighted to celebrate C-suite executives and prominent brands from Thailand for their exceptional and exemplary leadership in their respective companies, industries and communities. In our 11th years of recognizing business excellence in Asia, we are proud to have the trust and respect of the best-in-class across all industries, from technology companies, fast-raising start-ups to established conglomerates in Asia.
In Thailand, our awards are highly regarded due to our stringent selection of the winners and we are endorsed by the best in class. We look forward to keep building stronger partnership and support the growth of Thailand’s brands to become the next Asia’s Global Brands.”
Mrs. Vannee Leelavechbutr, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Neo Target Co., Ltd.,
revealed that “the awards ceremony was honored by H.E. Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports,
who served as chairman and award presenter. The event was attended by high-level executives, business people, and representatives from various well-known brands and organizations from Thailand and throughout Asia, who received numerous awards. This year's awards are based on the opinions of Thai consumers from a research sample of over 1,000 millennials aged between 24 and 39, covering all industries. Additionally, we also valued and awarded businesses that can expand their operations and continuously grow their financial performance, whether they are B2B or B2C businesses, and presented the awards to the executives who have creative and outstanding ideas that drive change in various important dimensions of their organizations. From the COVID-19 situation we have experienced, we found that we have eight outstanding CEOs who have successfully driven their organizations to achieve their goals and reach high levels of success. The details of the awards are as follows.”
- The Top Influential Brands award was given to 17 brands, including AIS, Auntie Anne's, Cafe Amazon, CP-Meiji, Grab, KratingDaeng, Lotus, Major Cineplex, Siam Makro, The Mall Group, Mister Donut, Muang Thai Life Assurance, Playmore, PTT Station, Siam Commercial Bank, Thai Life Insurance and Tops.
- The Outstanding Brands award was given to two brands, FWD Life Insurance, and Government Housing bank, for their outstanding and sustainable success in business operations.
- The Top CEOs award was given to 8 individuals, including Mr. Chayaphon Hunrungroj, Chief Executive Officer, Altitude Development Co., Ltd., Mr. Stephane Coum, Chief Executive Officer, Food Group, Central Food Retail Co., Ltd., Mr. Panote Sirivadhanabhakdi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Property Limited, Mr. Chatchai Sirilai, President of Government Housing Bank, Mr. Sara Lamsum, Chief Executive Officer, Muang Thai Life Assurance PCL., Mr. Vitoon Sila-On, Chief Executive Officer, S&P Syndicate PCL., Mr. Chai Chaiyawan, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Thai Life Insurance PCL., and Khun Channapa Saisamorn, Chief Executive Officer, Technosell (Frey) Co., Ltd.
- The Outstanding Leaders award has been given to four individuals, namely: Ms. Pavarisa Chumvigrant, Chief Branding and Communications Officer of FWD Life Insurance PCL., Mrs. Siriporn Dechsingha, Chief Corporate Communications Officer of Siam Makro PCL., Ms. Prettaya Sutchasila, Managing Director of Southeast Life Insurance PCL., and Ms. Voralak Tulaphorn, Chief Marketing Officer of The Mall Group.
"Even though everyone has encountered difficult situations in the past three years, the outstanding achievements of the brands, organizations, and executives who earned awards this year are a testament to the full potential of Thai entrepreneurs. In collaboration with Influential Brands, Neo Target is honored to be able to support and promote Thai organizations, entrepreneurs, and business owners to gain a reputable name, improve their competitiveness both in the country and internationally, and take a step towards becoming a leading organization in Asia,” Mrs. Vannee concluded.