Vitarich Honored as the Executive Leadership Team of the Year


Vitarich Honored as the Executive Leadership Team of the Year

October 13, 2022– Vitarich Corporation (PSE:VITA) was named the winner of the Executive Leadership Team of the Year at the 13th Asia CEO Awards.

VITA received the award for its accomplishments, which included achieving record-high revenues, introducing Vitarich Poultry Advantage for the needs of backyard and general poultry farmers, improving its corporate governance such as enhanced policies and stakeholder engagement, engaging in public policy advocacy, broad-based information campaigns, and thought leadership webinars, as well as collaborating, partnering, and implementing projects with stakeholder groups, and more.

“These past two years were challenging but I’ve been blessed with a supportive team,” said Rocco Sarmiento, President and CEO. “VITA has a clear focus on providing safe, nutritious, and sufficient food for the Filipino. Winning this award is a reflection of our management-led policies, processes, and procedures that empower our organization to deliver business results and strengthen our environment, social and governance practices. I thank our team for their hard work and commitment, and the Asia CEO Awards for giving us this honor, and I congratulate the other awardees.”

The Executive Leadership Team of the Year is awarded to the best leadership team that has achieved important success while overseeing a business enterprise within the Philippines or abroad. The team demonstrated exceptional leadership skills resulting in the maximization of stakeholders’ values. Judging criteria includes Leadership and Governance, Financial Contribution, Pioneering Achievements, Recognition, and Social Commitment.

Asia CEO Awards recognizes outstanding achievements that have made a positive contribution to the development of the economic capacity and international reputation of the Philippines. More than 400 nominations were submitted this year from individuals and organizations of all sizes and across sectors—public and private, large and small. Nominations were received and reviewed by PwC Philippines, the official knowledge partner. Award winners were selected by a panel of business leaders serving as judges. For more information on Asia CEO Awards, visit



Vitarich Corporation (PSE: VITA) is a pioneer, agribusiness partner, and leader in the animal feeds industry in the Philippines. Recognized with international standards for sanitation, food safety, and quality, VITA operates in three primary industry segments: feeds, foods, and farms—forging livelihood and nourishing lives. For more information, visit or contact