Thai Union’s Top Executives Recognized for Leadership and Commitment by Global Banking and Finance Review

Caption: Thiraphong Chansiri, Thai Union’s CEO, was named Best Group CEO Thailand 2019 by Global Banking and Finance Review.

19 November 2019, BANGKOK – Thai Union Group PCL CEO Thiraphong Chansiri and CFO Joerg Ayrle have been recognized by Global Banking and Finance Review for their dedication and commitment in providing strong leadership.

Chansiri was named Best Group CEO Thailand 2019 and Ayrle was awarded Best Group CFO Thailand 2019 by Global Banking and Finance Review.

The announcement comes after Thai Union recently received awards at the 9th Annual Best Corporate-Institutional Investor Awards, which included being named Number 1 Most Improved Investor Relations company. At the same event, Thai Union won the Best Senior Management IR Support and Strongest Adherence to Corporate Governance Awards

Thiraphong Chansiri, Thai Union’s CEO, said:

“I am delighted that Thai Union continues to be recognized for the hard work our teams are doing around the world every day. At Thai Union, transparency is key to our business, and we take pride in the transparency of our communications with stakeholders, customers and the wider seafood industry. We will continue to focus on ethical conduct and pursuing our sustainability and business objectives across our 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 Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2018 and 2019 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 six consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.