Mr. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi
Chairman of the Board of Directors
The year 2016 was a period of economic integration into ASEAN Economics Community (AEC) which grant the opportunity of all businesses to drive Thai as well as regional economy forward. It is the pride that Berli Jucker Public Company Limited or BJC has taken parts in developing Thailand to the future together with industrial business sector. We have continuously expanded investment in ASEAN countries, especially VCL countries which consist of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, with strong determination to become a leader of ASEAN as set forth in the vision. In addition, in support to the government measures under the “Coalition of the Nation for Foundation Economy”, the Company joined as alliance to motivate and leverage the foundation economy supporting the employment and independence of communities.
I am very pleased to see the continuing growth of BJC Group, as the development of Packaging business. Since BJC have been continuing in building new glass manufacturers, which can increase the ability of the manufacturing to provide the growth of food and beverage businesses. As well as the growth of retail businesses by the acquisition of Thai hypermarket operator Big C Supercenter PLC, made BJC the successful distributor and provider in upstream, midstream, and downstream of the supply chain. This cooperation will continuously expand the potential of our retail businesses to be better and stronger.
Throughout the 134 years, BJC adheres to the corporate governance, conducting business with honesty, transparency coupling with undertake social and environmental responsibility focusing on education and improvement of life quality with aim to create qualified population. Moreover, BJC is committed to manufacture products with sanitation and environmental standards, representing the accomplishment of our cooperation to make Thailand the quality society which is the basis of the sustainable development. I would like to extend my appreciation to all shareholders, customers, trading partners and different agencies for all your support to BJC Group. Additional thanks are also to executive team and all employees for your substantial cooperation and participation which is a part of our business development and enhances the business operation to be in line with vision, mission and direction of the Company.