Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, 17 January 2023 – Sunway Group, one of Southeast Asia’s leading conglomerates, dominated the esteemed Putra Brand Awards 2022 with five awards, including the most prestigious honour of the ceremony, the Putra Brand of the Year.
Founder and chairman Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah also won the prestigious Putra Personality of the Year award, which celebrates his accomplishments in building one of Malaysia’s most iconic brands and recognises his lifelong commitment and contributions to nation-building through education, healthcare and sustainable development.
Brand of the Year
The five awards won were the group’s largest haul at the annual brand awards since its inception in 2010, bringing Sunway’s total awards won to 32, a reflection of the Group’s continuous product innovation, steadfast commitment to brand building through effective communication, and a strong demonstration of a genuine sense of corporate social responsibility.
The Putra Brand Awards 2022 saw Sunway Education Group bag the coveted Platinum award in the Education & Learning category, while both Sunway Lagoon and Sunway Property each took home the Bronze award in the Entertainment and Property categories respectively.
Thank you Malaysia
“It has been a long journey, with many ups and downs since the brand’s founding in 1974. I would like to pay tribute to the hard work, dedication and resilience of the entire Sunway family, who shaped the Group into a brand that is here to stay. On behalf of everyone at Sunway, thank you Malaysia for standing by us and placing your trust in us all these years,” says Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, who is also the founder and trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, which has awarded RM618 million in scholarships and grants to qualified Malaysians to date.