Strong vision drives Hall of Fame Award recipient PT Sumber Alfaria
The proudest winner of the evening was PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya Tbk, which was inducted into the Top 500 Hall of Fame, having earned the distinction of being judged as a Top 500 ‘Best-of-the-Best’ retailer for three consecutive years in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya was inducted into the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Hall of Fame. Ryan Alfons Kaloh, marketing director of PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya, accepting the Hall of Fame (2014) Award from Steven Goh, executive chairman of Retail Asia Publishing.
The Hall of Fame award is the pinnacle of the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards.
PT Sumber Alfaria, one of Indonesia’s foremost retailers, has over 7,500 Alfamart stores serving the daily needs of almost four million customers.
The company is guided by a strong corporate vision to be Indonesia’s largest, globally competitive and widely owned distribution network that empowers small entrepreneurs and fulfills customer needs and expectations.
“It is a great honour for Alfamart to receive the RETAIL ASIA Top 500 Hall of Fame Award 2014. We would like to thank RETAIL ASIA for this annual award and event. The Hall of Fame 2014 sets a higher bar for us to improve our capabilities towards a world-class retail distribution company.
Ryan Alfons Kaloh
PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya, Tbk
“It was a sensational and well-planned event. The shows in between helped to extend the good spirit of all the guests. A disciplined and highly respected award ceremony with data supplied by Euromonitor and process audited by KPMG. It was also a nice social gathering of retailers all over Asia, making good connections which will help each other to prosper.”
Investor Relations Director
China Resources Enterprise, Ltd
“Another memorable gala event … a large gathering of esteemed retailing peers, brought together by the expert stewardship of the Retail Asia team to commemorate and recognise the best retail practitioners for the year. Kudos to the RETAIL ASIA team on the comprehensive itinerary for the day as well as the engaging event itself!”
General Manager, Marketing
7-Eleven Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Top Gold Winners
Vincent Tse, director of Investor Relations, China Resources Enterprise, receiving the Gold Award from Daniel Latev, head of Retailing, Euromonitor International.
Vietnam’s Gold award winner is Saigon Co.op. Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy, Deputy General Director, received the award from Lynn Huang, head of Marketing and Strategy, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Scanning & Mobility.
Chelo Monasterio, president of SM Retail (Philippines) accepting the Gold Award from Opium CEO James Lee.
Norine Erica Majaman, general manager, Marketing, GCH Retail (Malaysia) received the award from Brian Miles, regional managing director, SSI Schaefer.
Gerry Lee, Deputy CEO (Operations), NTUC FairPrice (Singapore) receiving the award from Anthony Shiner, Chief Revenue Officer of SingTel Group Digital L!fe.
Baek Seong Beom, general manager, Lotte Duty Free Singapore receiving the Gold Award for South Korea from Daniel Latev, Head of Global Retailing, Euromonitor.
Top Silver Winners
Silver award winner Lester Quah, director, Retail Development, Dairy Farm International (Hong Kong)
Silver award winner Vivian Que-Azcona, president of Mercury Drug Corporation (Philippines)
Silver award winner Shigeyoshi Kono, executive director, Finance & New Business Development, AEON Group (Malaysia)
Shigeyoshi Kono, executive director, Finance & New Business Development, AEON Group receiving the Silver Award for AEON Group in Japan. The award was presented by Philip Lee, head of Consumer, KPMG.
The Top 10 Internet retailers were presented Award of Distinction. Rakuten’s Tsutomu Wada, senior manager, Business Development Division, receiving the award for Rakuten from Andrew Yeo, publisher & editor, Retail Asia Publishing.
Top Bronze winners
Danny Kojongian, director of Corporate Communication, receiving the Bronze Award for Matahari Putra Prima (Indonesia) from KPMG’s head of Consumer, Philip Lee.
Lim Hock Chee, CEO of Sheng Siong Supermarket (Singapore) accepting the award from Anthony Shiner, chief revenue officer of SingTel Group Digital L!fe.
Hope Gokongwei-Tang, director of Robinsons Retail Holdings and general manager of Robinsons Appliances, receiving the award on behalf of Robinsons Retail Group (Philippines) from Opium CEO James Lee.