January 25, 2016 - 5:00 AM EST
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Ethical Boardroom's Corporate Governance Awards 2016 Celebrates the Best in Europe and Africa

LONDON, January 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Ethical Boardroom Magazine, the leading journal for corporate governance, has announced the much anticipated winners of its third annual Corporate Governance Awards in Europe and Africa.

The prestigious Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance 2016 Awards recognise and reward outstanding global companies who have exhibited exceptional leadership in the area of governance to ensure protection and long-term value for all their stakeholders.

All finalists are publicly-listed companies that have undergone a thorough analysis of 120 governance factors and extensive scrutiny on governance attributes categorised under four pillars - Board Composition, Board Committees, Shareholder Rights and Transparency.

This year's winners include Spanish utility Iberdrola, Swedish construction company Skanska, French multinational insurance firm AXA Group and African financial services group Zenith Bank.

Full profiles and interviews with the winners are featured in the latest issue of Ethical Boardroom; with further 2016 regional winners to be revealed in the Spring 2016 edition.

The Ethical Boardroom CG Awards 2016 Europe & Africa Winners:

    Category                     Award Recipients
    Utilities                    Iberdrola S.A
    Construction                 Skanska AB
    Financial Services           BBVA S.A       
    Telecoms                     Vodafone Group Plc
    Transport & Logistics        Kuehne + Nagel International AG
    Airlines                     Deutsche Lufthansa AG
    Mining                       BHP Billiton Plc
    Oil & Gas                    BP Oil Plc
    Food & Beverage              Nestle S.A
    Retail                       J Sainsbury's Plc
    Automotive                   BMW AG
    Insurance                    AXA Group
    Category                     Award Recipients
    Financial Services           Zenith Bank Plc
    Industrial Services          Sasol Ltd
    Media                        Naspers Ltd
    Telecoms                     Vodacom Group Ltd
    Oil & Gas                    Forte Oil Plc
    Mining                       Anglo American Platinum Ltd
    Construction Materials       Dangote Cement Plc
    Insurance                    Sanlam Ltd
    Pharmaceuticals              Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd
    Retail                       Mr. Price Group Ltd

Detailed information on the Ethical Boardroom Corporate Governance 2016 Awards Europe & Africa can be found at http://ethicalboardroom.com

About Ethical Boardroom

Ethical Boardroom is a premier, subscription-based magazine and website that is trusted by influencers for delivering in-depth coverage and astute analysis of global governance issues. The editorial team, together with a host of distinguished contributors, tackle the most complex and pressing issues that have a positive and negative influence on boardroom leadership, committees and quorum, ethics and compliance, shareholder engagement, activism and risk management strategies. Ethical Boardroom, published quarterly and distributed to corporate secretaries, general legal counsels and board directors of both publicly traded corporations and large private companies worldwide, is essential reading for those who want to stay ahead of the governance curve.

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Source: PR Newswire (January 25, 2016 - 5:00 AM EST)

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