Recently, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. has been granted 'Honored Company' recognition by international leading financial publisher Institutional Investor in its 12th 2022 Asia Pacific (Ex-Japan) Executive Team Awards. Hikvision is ranked 3rd in the technology hardware sector in Chinese mainland with the same rank in five other award categories - Best IR Program, Best CEO, Best CFO, Best IR Team, and Best ESG.
Every year, the New York based Institutional Investor surveys thousands of professionals from the equity market to decide the best performing companies and individuals of the year. Companies are rated on core areas including financial disclosure, service and communication and ESG as well as attributes for CEOs, CFOs and the best IR professionals. The results of the survey revealed those in Asia that best uphold corporate governance standards and facilitate investment into their company. The survey of 2022 received votes from a total of 5,524 investors, portfolio managers and analysts from 1,521 voter firms, nominating a total of 1,612 companies and 2,606 individuals across 18 sectors.
The awards of Institutional Investor 2022 not only mark the recognition to Hikvision's executive leadership and its commitment to IR development and ESG programs, but also testify the confidence of the investing community in the company. We appreciate the confidence the voters have in us – we thank them all for their attention. Awards like these are important to Hikvision as they give us independent feedback on many aspects of our business, helping us to grow and improve.