“Almarai” wins best Saudi company in Investor relations 2016
Almarai Company has been awarded the Best Saudi Corporate for Investor Relations of the year of 2016. This was during the 8th Middle East Investor Relations Society Conference that took place in the UAE on Wednesday 21st of September 2016. Almarai has been nominated by global, regional and local financial institutions to receive this award through a questionnaire about Investor Relations done by EXTEL. The prize is granted to the companies that follow the best professional practices and apply high Investor Relations International standards.
Almarai CFO Paul Louis Gay said: “Almarai and its Investors Relations team are very proud to have been awarded, their ongoing efforts in innovating and applying the best Investor Relations professional practices, through the latest technologies and tools, to investors such as the Interactive Investor Relations website, Investor Relations mobile application for tablets and smartphones and the interactive Annual Report have been recognized by their peers”.
It is worth mentioning that Almarai Company “Almarai”, which was founded in 1977, is the world’s largest vertically integrated dairy company. It was listed in the Saudi Stock Exchange as public joint stock company in 2005 with more than 51,000 investors at present. It exports its products to GCC States and some Arab countries on the biggest transport fleet in the Middle East.