Press Release

Board of TJI Honoured at “Directors Of The Year Awards 2023”

24 November 2023


(Hong Kong, 24 November 2023) — Tam Jai International Co. Limited ( “TJI” or “the Company”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; HKEX stock code: 2217), one of the leading and renowned restaurant groups in Hong Kong, is pleased to announce that its board of directors (the “Board”) has been named a winner of the “Directors Of The Year Awards 2023” by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (“HKIoD”). Additionally, the Group is proud to be the only listed company bestowed with the “Excellence in Board Diversity” recognition this year. The awards recognise the Board’s exceptional leadership and commitment to high standards of corporate governance and underscore the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and expertise of our board members that contribute to the success of the Group.

Mr. Daren Lau, Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tam Jai International, said, “We are incredibly honoured and grateful to receive this prestigious accolade. Under the Board’s guidance, TJI has strategically developed its business to achieve a strong foothold in the local market and continuously expand its global presence, underpinned by an efficient management model, relentless innovation and remarkable operational excellence. In our latest overseas expansion endeavour, we are thrilled to embark on an exciting new chapter with the introduction of a franchise model as we enter our inaugural Western market, Australia, and the Philippines. Leveraging the solid foundation built by our Board and a strengthened management team, TJI has emerged stronger and is poised to fulfil our vision of bringing the ‘Tam Jai Taste’ to the world.”

Inaugurated in 2001, the Directors Of The Year Awards has been an important, first-of-its-kind corporate governance accolade in Asia. Its objectives are to recognise directors and board of directors for outstanding director practices and corporate governance, to publicise the significance of good corporate governance and to promote awareness of good corporate governance and director professionalism in Hong Kong. The theme of the year’s award is “Transform for a Better Tomorrow”, a reminder that it is essential for Hong Kong businesses to take transformation to the next level, in order to stay and thrive in the game.