LENZING, Austria, June 19, 2017 (Press Release) -The year 2017 has been very successful for the Lenzing Group up until now. Following a record-breaking quarterly performance, the fiber producer is pleased to have won several prestigious awards.
Lenzing – On June 7, 2017, the Lenzing Group was given the Golden Pegasus Award as the best flagship company in Upper Austria. Stefan Doboczky, Chief Executive Officer of the Lenzing Group, accepted this honor at a gala night held at the Brucknerhaus in Linz. The Pegasus, the most important Upper Austrian business award, is bestowed each year on the most successful companies in the federal state.
The Vienna Stock Exchange Awards, the top prize for publicly traded companies, were conferred upon the winners at the end of May. The Lenzing Group was ranked second in the “ATX” category. The prestigious ATX Award distinguishes companies which stand out on the capital market with respect to the following criteria: financial reporting, investor relations, strategy, business management, corporate governance, sustainability and market-related factors. The achievements of the publicly listed companies are assessed by a jury of experts.
Lenzing was also nominated for the Energy Globe Award in the “Earth” category for its sustainability efforts and, in particular, for launching a recycling fiber marketed under the RefibraTM brand. This product innovation enables cotton scraps to be reused.
“We are delighted with these nominations and awards, and can be proud of what we have achieved. Our approximately 6,300 employees who have made this success possible deserve our special thanks”, says Lenzing CEO Stefan Doboczky. “At the same time, we also consider these distinctions as a call for us to continue working in a disciplined manner to implement our goals within the context of our sCore TEN business strategy”, Mr. Doboczky concludes.