Friday, August 25 2023 |
Miri- Sarawak Oil Palms (SOP) commemorated its 55th anniversary in grand style with a magnificent celebration held at Imperial Hotel in Miri. The event was an exquisite blend of nostalgia, recognition, and forward-looking philanthropy, attended by more than 1,000 guests, predominantly comprising dedicated SOP employees from across Malaysia and Singapore.
The evening was illuminated by the launch of “Honouring 55 Years of Excellence: Celebrating the Heroes of Our Success”, a captivating book that encapsulates the remarkable journey of SOP from its humble beginnings to its current eminence as a leading figure in the palm oil sector. The book serves as an ode to the tireless efforts, innovation, and dedication of the individuals who have steered SOP towards its many accomplishments.
The highlight of the evening, however, was the unveiling of the SOP Foundation, a testament to the organisation’s commitment to giving back to society. This philanthropic arm aims to initiate and support projects that drive positive social, environmental, and community impact. Through the SOP Foundation, the company is extending its dedication to sustainability and corporate social responsibility to new horizons.
Distinguished attendees included former Group Executive Chairman Tan Sri Datuk Sri Ling Chiong Ho, a visionary leader who had played an integral role in SOP‘s journey. The celebration also marked the formal induction of new Group Executive Chairman Ling Ku Kuang, whose fresh perspectives and profound industry knowledge are poised to elevate SOP‘s future endeavours.
“SOP‘s 55th Anniversary marks not only a momentous milestone but a celebration of our unwavering dedication to excellence. As we move forward, we will continue to innovate, adapt, and lead in an industry that demands sustainability and responsibility. Our commitment to our employees, the environment, and the community is stronger than ever.” said Group Chief Executive Officer, Paul Wong Hee Kwong.
The enchanting celebration was further elevated by the collective energy and enthusiasm of the more than 1,000 guests in attendance. SOP employees from diverse backgrounds and roles united to celebrate not just a corporate milestone, but their shared commitment to excellence.
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