Famous Brands awarded first position in prestigious Financial Mail Top Companies Competition

Famous Brands awarded first position in Financial Mail Top Companies Competition

Famous Brands has been awarded the Financial Mails “Top Company” accolade for 2012.  This annual competition showcases South Africas best companies. Winners were congratulated for achieving “True high performance in their sectors and in the broader South African marketplace, despite challenging economic times,” and praised for their “Inspiring leadership.”

In its review of the Group, Financial Mail (FM) said, “Famous Brands is a worthy winner of the FMs Top Companies Award,” adding, “If ever there was an iconic South African company, it is Famous Brands.” The FM noted, “Famous Brands stands in competition with the best fast food franchises in the world, which compete against it in SA – and which have not managed to defeat it.”

The achievement is a glowing tribute to each and every employee within the Group. It is thanks to their individual contributions that we have achieved this pinnacle in Famous Brands history.”

Hedderwick also paid tribute to the Groups shareholders, particularly the founding family members, for their faith in managements leadership of the company. In terms of the Groups franchisees, suppliers and strategic alliance partners, Hedderwick commented, “Without their enduring loyalty and support this award would not have been possible.”

Famous Brands Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Hedderwick, says “This remarkable achievement is a glowing tribute to each and every employee within the Group. It is thanks to their individual contributions that we have achieved this pinnacle in Famous Brands history.”

Hedderwick also paid tribute to the Groups shareholders, particularly the founding family members, for their faith in managements leadership of the company. In terms of the Groups franchisees, suppliers and strategic alliance partners, Hedderwick commented, “Without their enduring loyalty and support this award would not have been possible.”

“I have often referred to our companys success as somewhat of an enchanted tale, and along the way, besides delivering outstanding financial results, we have been decorated with a number of financial-market, industry and consumer accolades. These awards inspire us to constantly lift our game ensuring that we continue to exceed all of our stakeholders expectations,” Hedderwick concludes.

 

 

For further information:

Kevin Hedderwick
Chief Executive Officer
Famous Brands Ltd
Telephone: 011 651 5812
Del-Maree English
Investor Communications
Mobile: 083 395 8608