ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines named the first batch of Golden Agrow Awardees in the last ASEAN Agriculture Summit 2018 held last October 1, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center Manila. Awardees include: Huang Ho Agricultural Farms (Brunei) represented by their Secretay General Choo Jun Lee, Amru Rice Co., Ltd. (Cambodia) represented by their Chairman and CEO Saran Song; GarudaFood (Indonesia) represented by their Director of Manufacturing Rudy Brigianto; Burapha Agroforestry Co., Ltd. (Laos) represented by their Deputy CEO Souphayvanh Thiengchanxay, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (Malaysia) represented by their Operations Director Samuel Teh Sar Moh Nee; Myanma Awba Group Co., Ltd (Myanmar) reperesented by their Chairman and Group CEO U Thadoe Hein; SL Agritech Corp. (Philippines) represented by their Chairman and CEO Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong; Olam International Ltd. (Singapore) represented by their Co-founder and Group CEO Sunny Verghese; Swift Co., Ltd. (Thailand) represented by their Managing Director Paphavee Suthavivat, and ITA Rice Fragrant Rice Research & Export Corp. (Vietnam) represented by their General Director Tran Hoang An.
The awards were handed over to the awardees by Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. PiƱol; ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines Chair Joey Concepcion; 2018 ASEAN BAC Chair Dr. Robert Yap; ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines Member and Vice Chairman of SM Investments Corporation Tessie Sy-Coson; and ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines Member and Philippine Chamber of Commerce Industry Chairman George Barcelon.
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