Caption: Thai Union Group Chief Financial Officer Joerg Ayrle
29 August 2019, BANGKOK - Thai Union Group PCL, one of the top companies on the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s SET50, joined the annual inbound roadshow “Thailand Focus 2019: Embracing Opportunities – The Next Chapter” hosted by the SET.
Joerg Ayrle, Group Chief Financial Officer, and Bunlung Waiyanont, Assistant General Manager - Investor Relations, met with Thai and foreign institutional investors in private sessions to discuss in-depth Thai Union’s corporate performance, global economic headwinds and current consumer trends.
Joerg Ayrle, Group Chief Financial Officer, Thai Union Group PCL. said:
“Engaging with investors is important to us at Thai Union. We were encouraged to learn that global investors have an interest in our business. While there are some concerns around the global economic outlook, Thai Union remains focused on meeting consumers’ needs by providing products that fit their lifestyle. Thailand Focus provides a platform for us to communicate about our business operations, vision, direction, and innovation strategy, along with how we are implementing measures to strengthen our business operations.”
ABOUT THAI UNION GROUP
Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for more than 40 years.
Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 133.3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) and a global workforce of over 47,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products.
The company’s global brand portfolio includes market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch and Thai-leading brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, Bellotta and Marvo.
As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behavior, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union introduced its SeaChange® sustainability strategy. Find out more at seachangesustainability.org. Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2018 by being ranked number one in the world in the Food Products Industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, achieving a 100th percentile ranking for total sustainability score. Thai Union has now been named to the DJSI for five consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.
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