CG Achievement and Recognition

CG Award

In 2019

  • “Excellence”, based on the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies, organized by Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • “Excellence”, based on the AGM Assessment Program, organized by Thai Investors Association, the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Thai Listed Companies Association

In 2018

  • ASEAN CG Scorecard - Top 50 ASEAN Publicly Listed Companies, organized by ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF)
  • “Excellence”, based on the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies, organized by Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • “Excellence”, based on the AGM Assessment Program, organized by Thai Investors Association, the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Thai Listed Companies Association

In 2017

  • “Excellence”, based on the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies, organized by Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • “Excellence”, based on the AGM Assessment Program, organized by Thai Investors Association, the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Thai Listed Companies Association

In 2016

  • “Excellence”, based on the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies, organized by Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • “Excellence”, based on the AGM Assessments Program, organized by Thai Investors Association, the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Thai Listed Companies Association

In 2015

  • Thailand Sustainability Investment 2015 based on the SET Sustainability Awards 2015, organized by the Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • “Excellence”, from the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2015, organized by the Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards - Top 50 Publicly Listed Companies from ASEAN based on the ASEAN Corporate Governance Conference and Awards, organized by the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission and ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF)

In 2014

  • SET Award of Honor: Excellence in Corporate Governance Report 2008-2014 and Outstanding Investor Relations Award 2014, both of which presented under cooperation between the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Money & Banking magazine at the “SET Awards 2014” ceremony.
  • An “Excellent” level for Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR) in 2014, organized by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).
  • Investor Choices by the Thai Listed Companies Association.
  • An “Excellent” score from quality assessment of Annual General Meeting arrangement among listed companies in 2014, for the eighth consecutive year, organized by the Thai Investors Association in cooperation with the SEC Office and the Thai Listed Companies Association.
  • The Best of Asia 2014: Asia’s Icon on Corporate Governance by Corporate Governance Asia magazine
  • The Asset’s Excellence in Management and Corporate Governance Benchmarking Awards 2014 by The Asset magazine

In 2013

  • SET Award of Honor: Excellence in Corporate Governance Report 2008-2013 and Outstanding Investor Relations Award 2013, both of which presented under cooperation between the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Money & Banking magazine at the “SET Awards 2013” ceremony.
  • An “Excellent” level for Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR) in 2013, organized by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD).
  • An “Excellent” score from quality assessment of Annual General Meeting arrangement among listed companies in 2013, for the eighth consecutive year, organized by the Thai Investors Association in cooperation with the SEC Office and the Thai Listed Companies Association.
  • Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Award 2013, for the ninth consecutive year, by Corporate Governance Asia magazine.

In 2012

  • SET Award of Honor for Continuous Excellence in Corporate Governance Report (2008-2012), from the SET Awards 2012 ceremony organized by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and Money and Banking magazine, as a listed company that has complied with good corporate governance priciples
  • An “Excellent” level for Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR), organized by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • An “Excellent” score from quality assessment of Annual General Meeting arrangement among listed companies in 2012, for the seventh consecutive year, organized by the Thai Investors Association in cooperation with the SEC and the Thai Listed Companies Association
  • Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Awards 2012 for the eighth consecutive year, organized by Corporate Governance Asia magazine
  • Asian Corporate Director Recognition Awards 2012 for the third consecutive year (2010-2012), from Corporate Governance Asia magazine, to KASIKORNBANK CEO and President Banthoon Lamsam
  • The Asset Corporate Governance Platinum Award which is the top award granted to major listed companies in Asia with complete excellence in six aspects namely Financial Performance, Management Acumen, Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility, Environmental Responsibility and Investor Relations, organized by The Asset magazine for the third consecutive year.

In 2011

  • "Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Award 2011", by Corporate Governance Asia magazine, for the seventh consecutive years
  • Mr. Banthoon Lamsam, Chief Executive Officer, received Asian Corporate Director Recognition Award 2011, from Corporate Governance Asia magazine for the second consecutive year
  • 2011 NACC Integrity Award, by the National Anti-Corruption Commission, for the second consecutive year
  • An “Excellent” score from quality assessment of Annual General Meeting arrangement among listed companies in 2011, for the sixth consecutive year, organized by the Thai Investors Association in cooperation with the SEC and the Thai Listed Companies Association
  • SET Award of Honor for continuous excellence in Corporate Governance Report 2008-2011 and IR Excellence Award, presented by the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Money and Banking magazine at the “SET Awards 2011” ceremony
  • An “Excellent” level for Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR), organized by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • Best Overall for Corporate Governance in Thailand, Best for Disclosure and Transparency in Thailand, Best for Responsibilities of Management and the Board of Directors in Thailand, Best for Shareholders' Rights and Equitable Treatment in Thailand and Best for Investor Relations in Thailand, as a result of the Corporate Governance Poll 2011 organized by Asiamoney magazine
  • The Asset Corporate Governance Platinum Award which is the top award granted to major listed companies in Asia with complete excellence in six aspects namely Financial Performance, Management Acumen, Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility, Environmental Responsibility and Investor Relations, organized by The Asset magazine for the second consecutive year.

In 2010, the Bank was voted:

  • Mr. Banthoon Lamsam, Chief Executive Officer, received Asian Corporate Director 2010, from Corporate Governance Asia magazine for the first year.
  • "Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Award 2010", by Corporate Governance Asia magazine, Hong Kong, for the sixth consecutive years.
  • In the latest quality assessment results of the Annual General Meetings of Shareholders of listed companies in 2010, undertaken by the Thai Investors Association in cooperation with the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Thai Listed Companies Association, KASIKORNBANK won an “Excellent” score in the rating for the program’s fifth year running.
  • 2010 NACC Integrity Award, which was awarded for the first time, from the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • “SET Award of Honor for continuous excellence in Corporate Governance Report 2008-2010”, presented by the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Money and Banking magazine at the “SET Awards 2010” ceremony.
  • "Excellent" level from Corporate Governance Reports of Thai Listed Companies (CGR) in 2010, organized by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD).
  • The Asset Corporate Governance Platinum Award which is the top award granted to major listed companies in Asia with complete excellence in six aspects namely Financial Performance, Management Acumen, Corporate Governance, Social Responsibility, Environmental Responsibility and Investor Relations, organized by The Asset magazine, which was awarded for the first time.

In 2009, the Bank was voted:

  • “Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2009”, by Corporate Governance Asia magazine, Hong Kong, for the fifth consecutive year.
  • “Top Corporate Governance Report Award” from SET Awards 2009, jointly organized between the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and Money & Banking magazine.
  • In the latest quality assessment results of the Annual General Meetings of Shareholders of listed companies in 2009, undertaken by the Thai Investors Association and the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), KASIKORNBANK won an “Excellent” score in the rating, being honored as having exemplary Annual General Meeting arrangement, for the program’s four year running.
  • The rating results for Corporate Governance Reports of Thai Listed Companies (CGR) in 2009, organized by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), the Bank’s score was at an “Excellent” level, receiving five stars from the National Corporate Governance Committee.
  • KASIKORNBANK won “Best for Corporate Governance in Thailand 2004-2008” award and was ranked the fourth Best for Corporate Governance in Asia, as a result of the opinion survey project entitled ‘Poll of polls 2009’ conducted by Asiamoney magazine.

In 2008, the Bank was voted:

  • Corporate Governance Asia Annual Recognition Awards 2008, for the fourth consecutive year, organized by Corporate Governance Asia magazine.
  • Top Corporate Governance Report Award and IR Excellence Award-SET 50 Category from SET Awards 2008, organized by the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Money & Banking magazine.
  • An “Excellent” score for the 2008 AGM Quality Assessment Project, being honored as having exemplary Annual General Meeting arrangement, for the third consecutive year, undertaken by the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission in conjunction with the Thai Investors’ Association and Listed Companies’ Association,
  • In the recent rating results for Corporate Governance Reports of Thai Listed Companies (CGR), organized by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), the Bank’s score was at an “Excellent” level, receiving five stars from the National Corporate Governance Committee.
  • Overall Best Company in Thailand for Corporate Governance, Best for Disclosure and Transparency in Thailand and Best for Shareholders' Rights and Equitable Treatment in Thailand awards, as a result of the Corporate Governance Poll 2008 organized by Asiamoney magazine

In 2007, the Bank was voted:

  • The “Best Investor Relations” award was bestowed on KBank for earning the highest scores in the corporate governance category for Thai commercial banks by Finance Asia magazine.
  • The “Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Award 2007” was granted to KBank along with Advanced Info Services, the PTT PCL., Siam Cement and Siam Commercial Bank by Corporate Governance Asia magazine.
  • The ‘Best Shareholder Treatment Award’ was given to the Bank at the Shareholder Awards 2007 ceremony by the Thailand Securities Depository Co., Ltd. (TSD), in cooperation with the Thai Investors Association, the Listed Companies Association and the Thai Investor Relations Club.
  • Results of the assessment (by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC)) on Annual General Shareholders’ Meetings (AGM) of listed companies for 2007 revealed that the Bank had received a rating of ‘Excellent’, and also received special commendation for exemplary performance in the conducting of our AGM, for the second consecutive year.
  • As a result of the ‘Corporate Governance Polls 2007’ conducted by Asiamoney magazine, in the regional awards for ‘Best Companies in Asia for Corporate Governance’, KASIKORNBANK was again among the top three finalists; at the country level of awards, we received six commendations, i.e., ‘Best Overall for Corporate Governance’, ‘Best for Disclosure and Transparency’, ‘Best for Responsibilities of Management and the Board of Directors’, ‘Best for Shareholders’ Rights and Equitable Treatment’, ‘Best for Investor Relations’, and the ‘Best Investor Relations Officer’ awards.

In 2006, the Bank was voted:

  • An “Excellent” level for Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR), organized by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • KBank won “Corporate Social Responsibilities Awards for the “Annual SET AWARDS 2006”, jointly organized by the Money and Banking Journal and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
  • Corporate Governance Asia Journal recently granted “Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards Class of 2006, The Best of Asia " to KBank.
  • KBank was named by the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an exemplary listed company for Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2006.

In 2005, the Bank was voted:

  • KASIKORNBANK was awarded the “Board of the Year for Exemplary Practices” award for 2004-2005, presented by the IOD (Thai Institute of Directors Association), together with the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Thailand Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Thai Industries, Thai Banker’s Association and the Listed Companies Association.
  • KASIKORNBANK was rated one of the Top 10 Companies with good corporate governance in the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies, 2005, undertaken by the IOD (Thai Institute of Directors Association) and the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  • TRIS has announced that KBANK received Corporate Governance Rating at 8.89 from scale of 10 or “Very Good” level.
  • Honor Award for Distinction in Maintaining Excellent Corporate Governance Report by The Stock Exchange of Thailand Awards 2005
  • Corporate Governance Asia Recognition Awards 2004, "The Best of Asia " by Corporate Governance Asia Magazine

In 2004, the Bank was voted:

  • Best Corporate Governance Report, Best Performance and Best Investor Relations by The Stock Exchange of Thailand Awards 2004
  • Best Bank in Thailand by Financial Asia Magazine
  • Best Bank in Thailand by Euromoney Magazine
  • Best Bank in Thailand by The Banker Awards 2003, The Banker Magazine
  • Corporate Excellence in Financial Management and Leadership Vision by Thailand Corporate Excellence Awards 2003 by the Thailand Management Association (TMA)
  • Cooperating and Supporting Award by the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO)
  • Bank of The Year by Money & Banking Magazine

In 2003, the Bank was voted:

  • Board of the Year by National CG Committee, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Best Performance and Best by The Stock Exchange of Thailand Awards 2003
  • Best Bank in Thailand by The Banker Awards 2003, The Banker Magazine * And Banthoon Lamsam president & CEO of the Bank was selected and the “Best CEO” by The Stock Exchange of Thailand Awards 2003
  • Corporate Excellence in Financial Management and Leadership Vision by Thailand Corporate Excellence Awards 2002 by the Thailand Management Association (TMA), in cooperation with the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
  • Bank of The Year 2003 by The Banker Magazine
  • Bank of The Year 2003 by Money & Banking Magazine
  • Best Company Investor Relations in Thailand by Institutional Investor Magazine
  • Disclosure Report Award 2003 & Popular Award 2003 by The Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Best IR by a Thai Company 2003 by IR Magazine
  • No. 1 in Corporate Governance Weighted by Assets of Responding Investing institutions by The Asset Magazine

In 2002, the Bank was voted:

  • The Best Good Governance Company of Thailand by Euromoney Magazine
  • Bank of The Year by Money & Banking Magazine
  • The Best Companies of Thailand 2002 and second among Asian banking and finance companies by Euromoney Magazine
  • Thai Rating & Information Services ranked KASIKORNBANK as The "Good to Very Good" Corporate Governance (CG)
  • Bank of The Year 2002 by The Interest Magazine
  • Disclosure Report Award 2002 by The Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Corporate Governance Assessment

KBank has achieved the corporate governance scoring, at an excellent level, under the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2012 Project.

The Institute of Directors (IOD) announced corporate governance assessment results for 2012, on November 22, 2012, which has been recently announced to focus on listed companies with the assessment scores, at a “Good” level and higher, comprising the companies in the three highest ranges of “Good”, “Very Good” and “Excellent”. Of the total 513 listed companies entering the assessment, only 59 companies have earned total scores at an “Excellent” level, 150 companies have earned total scores at a “Very Good” level and 171 companies have earned total scores at a “Good” level. KBank has earned total scores at an “Excellent” level and received 5 National Corporate Governance Committee’s logos

KBank has achieved the corporate governance scoring, at an excellent level, under the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2011 Project.

The Institute of Directors (IOD) announced corporate governance assessment results for 2011, on December 22, 2011, which has been recently announced to focus on listed companies with the assessment scores, at a “Good” level and higher, comprising the companies in the three highest ranges of “Good”, “Very Good” and “Excellent”. Of the total 497 listed companies entering the assessment, only 47 companies have earned total scores at an “Excellent” level, 145 companies have earned total scores at a “Very Good” level and 171 companies have earned total scores at a “Good” level. KBank has earned total scores at an “Excellent” level and received 5 National Corporate Governance Committee’s logos

KBank has achieved the corporate governance scoring, at an excellent level, under the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2010 Project.

The Institute of Directors (IOD) announced corporate governance assessment results for 2010, on November 20, 2010, which has been recently announced to focus on listed companies with the assessment scores, at a “Good” level and higher, comprising the companies in the three highest ranges of “Good”, “Very Good” and “Excellent”. Of the total 480 listed companies entering the assessment, only 70 companies have earned total scores at an “Excellent” level, 179 companies have earned total scores at a “Very Good” level and 138 companies have earned total scores at a “Good” level. KBank has earned total scores at an “Excellent” level and received 5 National Corporate Governance Committee’s logos

KBank has achieved the corporate governance scoring, at an excellent level, under the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2009 Project.

The Institute of Directors (IOD) announced corporate governance assessment results for 2009, on December 18, 2009, which has been recently announced to focus on listed companies with the assessment scores, at a “Good” level and higher, comprising the companies in the three highest ranges of “Good”, “Very Good” and “Excellent”. Of the total 290 listed companies entering the assessment, only 52 companies have earned total scores at an “Excellent” level, 138 companies have earned total scores at a “Very Good” level and 86 companies have earned total scores at a “Good” level. KBank has earned total scores at an “Excellent” level and received 5 National Corporate Governance Committee’s logos.

KBank has achieved the corporate governance scoring, at an excellent level, under the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2008 Project.

The Institute of Directors (IOD) announced corporate governance assessment results for 2008, on November 21, 2008, which has been recently announced to focus on listed companies with the assessment scores, at a “Good” level and higher, comprising the companies in the three highest ranges of “Good”, “Very Good” and “Excellent”. Of the total 448 listed companies entering the assessment, only 22 companies have earned total scores at an “Excellent” level, 123 companies have earned total scores at a “Very Good” level and 177 companies have earned total scores at a “Good” level. KBank has earned total scores at an “Excellent” level and received 5 National Corporate Governance Committee’s logos.

KBank has achieved the corporate governance rating score, at an excellent level, under the Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2006 Project.

The Institute of Directors (IOD) announced corporate governance assessment results for 2006, on October 27, 2006, which has been recently adjusted to focus on listed companies with the assessment scores, at a “Good” level and higher, comprising the companies in the three highest ranges of “Good”, “Very Good” and “Excellent”, except under an intent of a particular listed company not to disclose the assessment results. Of the total 402 listed companies entering the assessment, only 9 companies have earned total scores at a “Excellent” level, 61 companies have earned total scores at a “Very Good” level and 145 companies have earned total scores at a “Good” level. KBank has earned total scores at an “Excellent” level, or in a range of 90-100 from the total of 100, and received 5 National Corporate Governance Committee’s logos.

“KASIKORNBANK” Won “Board of the Year Award for Exemplary Practices” for 2004-2005

The “Board of the Year for Exemplary Practices” for 2004-2005, has been awarded to KBank by the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), in cooperation with the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Board of Trade of Thailand, Federation of Thai Industries, Thai Bankers’ Association and Listed Companies Association, which together selected companies that have shown international standards in governance practices from a total of 371 listed companies that have volunteered to take part in the program. The announcement of this citation was made on November 28, 2005. Two categories of awards were presented, i.e., the “Board of the Year Award for Exemplary Practices”, and the “Board of the Year for Distinctive Practices”. In 2002, when the program was first launched, there was only one award category, the “Board of the Year” award which was also given to KBank that year.

This year, KASIKORNBANK was presented with the “Board of the Year for Exemplary Practices” award, the second time KBank has won this award since 2002.


“KASIKORNBANK was rated among the top 10 companies with good corporate governance per the project entitled, “Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2005”

Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Stock Exchange of Thailand announced its corporate governance rating report and a list of the top 100 companies with good corporate governance in the seminar on the “Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies 2005” held on November 3, 2005. Of 371 companies that were assessed, KASIKORNBANK was placed among the top 10 companies and was rated in Quartile 1, the highest level. Criteria for determining ratings were in accordance with OECD Corporate Governance Principles, comprising five categories, i.e., Rights of Shareholders, Equitable Treatment of Shareholders, Role of Stakeholders, Disclosure and Transparency, and Board Responsibilities.

In 2005, KASIKORNBANK PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED (KBANK) has assigned Thai Rating and Information Services Co., Ltd. (TRIS), an independent corporate governance rating agency approved by the Security and Exchange Commission under the Corporate Governance Rating Program for listed companies, to review the Bank Corporate Governance Rating for the third consecutive year. TRIS has completed the review and corporate governance evaluation based on criteria consisting of shareholders’ rights, composition and roles of the Board of Directors and the Management Committee, disclosure of information, and corporate governance culture. On September 14, 2005, TRIS has announced that KBANK received Corporate Governance Rating at 8.89 from scale of 10 or “Very Good” level.

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