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IR Magazine Greater China 2012 Awards Shortlist Announced

Hong Kong, Nov 28, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Now in its 12th year, the IR Magazine Awards & Conference - Greater China 2012 is one of the most anticipated events of the year for the IR industry in Asia. This year's event takes place at the Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong, on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

IROs from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan get the unique opportunity to gather and discuss pressing issues, learn from each other's best practices, and celebrate their achievements in the awards ceremony.

In pursuit of bringing the Greater China audience a relevant and useful conference program, IR Magazine is pleased to introduce the 2012 IR Magazine Greater China advisory board. This board is composed of IR experts and previous winners from the region.

The 2012 Greater China Advisory Board:
- Amanda Wang - vice president of investor relations, Fubon Financial
- Catherine Chan - head of investor relations, Tencent Holdings
- Eva Chan - chairman of HKIRA and head of investor relations, CC Land Holdings
- Gary Ng - vice president of investor relations, Lenovo Group
- Peter Caveny - vice president of investor relations, Galaxy Entertainment Group
- Victor Tseng - director of investor relations, Baidu

In addition to consulting with the advisory board, IR Magazine will conduct in-depth research with IROs from the region to ensure we address the issues that matter to you every day.

For more information, and to book places at this prestigious event, please visit

Full short lists for the Greater China 2012 IR Magazine Awards

I. Grand prix for best overall investor relations - large cap

- China Telecom (China)
- Delta Electronics (Taiwan)
- PetroChina (China)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) (Taiwan)

II. Grand prix for best overall investor relations - mid or small cap

- Agile Property (China)
- Golden Eagle Retail (China)
- Lenovo (China)
- Pacific Basin Shipping (Hong Kong)

III. Best overall investor relations by a mainland Chinese company

- China Minsheng Banking Corp
- China Telecom
- Lenovo
- PetroChina

IV. Best investor relations by a Hong Kong company

- Bank of China (Hong Kong)
- China Resources Enterprise
- Link REIT
- Pacific Basin Shipping

v. Best investor relations by a Taiwanese company

- Delta Electronics
- MediaTek
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)
- Wistron Corporation

VI. Best investor relations officer - mainland China

- China Minsheng Banking Corp - Wan Qing Yuan
- China Telecom - Jacky Yung
- Lenovo - Gary Ng
- PetroChina - Mao Zefeng

VII. Best investor relations officer - Hong Kong

- China Resources Enterprise - Vincent Tse
- Galaxy Entertainment - Peter Caveny
- Orient Overseas (International) - Stanley Shen
- Pacific Basin Shipping - Emily Lau

VIII. Best investor relations officer - Taiwan

- Delta Electronics - Rodney Liu
- President Chain Store - Katrina Li
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) - Elizabeth Sun

IX. Best investor relations by a CEO or president - mainland China

- China Telecom - Wang Xiao Chu
- Ping An Insurance - Ma Mingzhe
- Sinopec - Fu Chengyu
- Vinda International - Donna Zhang

X. Best investor relations by a CEO or president - Hong Kong

- AIA Group - Mark Tucker
- China Resources Enterprise - Long Chen
- Link REIT - George HongChoy
- Pacific Basin Shipping - Klaus Nyborg*
*Nyborg resigned from the company in March 2012. The new CEO is Mats Henrik Berglund

XI. Best investor relations by a CEO or president - Taiwan

- ASUSTeK Computer - Jerry Shen
- Delta Electronics - Yancey Hai
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) - Morris Chang
- Wistron Corporation - Simon Lin

XII. Best investor relations by a CFO - mainland China

- China Oilfield Services - Li Feilong
- China Telecom - Wu Andi
- Golden Eagle Retail - Patricia Tai
- Lenovo - Wai Ming Wong

XIII. Best investor relations by a CFO - Hong Kong

- China Resources Enterprise - Frank Lai
- Lifestyle International - Terry Poon Fuk-chuen
- Orient Overseas (International) - Ken Cambie
- Pacific Basin Shipping - Andrew Broomhead

XVI. Best investor relations by a CFO - Taiwan

- ASUSTeK Computer - David Chang
- MediaTek - David Ku
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) - Lora Ho

XV. Best corporate literature

- China Resources Enterprise (Hong Kong)
- Lenovo (China)
- Pacific Basin Shipping (Hong Kong)
- PetroChina (China)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) (Taiwan)

XVI. Best use of technology

- Delta Electronics (Taiwan)
- Lenovo (China)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) (Taiwan)
- Tencent Holdings (China)

XVII. Best investment community meetings

- China Resources Enterprise (Hong Kong)
- Delta Electronics (Taiwan)
- PetroChina (China)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) (Taiwan)

XVIII. Best corporate governance and disclosure

- China Resources Enterprise (Hong Kong)
- Delta Electronics (Taiwan)
- Lenovo (China)
- Pacific Basin Shipping (Hong Kong)
- PetroChina (China)

XIX. Best investor relations during a corporate transaction

- Lenovo (China)
- PetroChina (China)

Best in Sector

XX. Banks & financial services

- Bank of China (Hong Kong)
- China Merchants Bank (China)
- China Minsheng Banking Corp (China)
- Ping An Insurance (China)

XXI. Consumer goods & services

- Anta Sports (China)
- China Resources Enterprise (Hong Kong)
- Golden Eagle Retail (China)
- Tingyi (China)

XXII. Energy

- China National Offshore Oil Corporation (China)
- China Shenhua Energy (China)
- PetroChina (China)
- Sinopec (China)

XXIII. Industrials, logistics & transport

- Orient Overseas (International) (Hong Kong)
- Pacific Basin Shipping (Hong Kong)
- Sany Heavy Industry (China)

XXIV. Real estate

- Agile Property (China)
- China Overseas Land & Investment (Hong Kong)
- Hang Lung Properties (Hong Kong)
- Link REIT (Hong Kong)

XXV. Technologies & telecoms

- China Telecom (China)
- Delta Electronics (Taiwan)
- Lenovo (China)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)(Taiwan)

The winners of the IR Magazine Awards are determined by a comprehensive and independent three-month-long research process that identifies the best corporate IR teams across a range of categories. The approach is rigorous and objective at every stage.

About IR Magazine & Awards

Cross Border Ltd is the publisher in New York and London of IR magazine, the only global publication focused on the interface between companies and their investors. IR magazine hosts events in the US, Europe, Canada, the Nordic region, Asia, Brazil and Ireland. the IR Magazine Awards around the world adhere to the most objective and credible methodology possible in surveying analysts and investors to identify the winners. IR Magazine does not accept entries from companies - all public companies are eligible for nomination. It does not have judges - the entire investment community is our judge. We simply ask as many analysts and investors as possible two very basic questions: which companies and individuals do the best investor relations, and why? Visit for more details.

Source: IR Magazine & Awards

Ewa Karczmarz
IR Magazine Awards & Conference
Tel: +44-20-71072-568

In Hong Kong:
Christopher Leung
Asia representative, IR Magazine
Tel: +852-6898-4803
[email protected]

In China and Taiwan:
Sherry Li
Asia representative, IR Magazine
Tel: +86-186-168-06191
[email protected]

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