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Laima, LMT and Statoil – top reputation companies

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUAS Laima, SIA Latvijas Mobilais Telefons and SIA Statoil Latvia have the best reputation among all Latvian companies, according to 2011 Company’s Reputation Top.

SIA Spilva ranks in the fourth place, followed by AS Swedbank, AS Aldaris, SIA Rimi Latvia, SIA Lattelecom, AS Dzintars and VAS Riga International Airport.

SIA Skonto būve has the best reputation in the construction sector, Microsoft – in the information technology sector, AS Latvijas Gāze – in energy sector, Swedbank – in financial sector, SIA Knauf – in mining and manufacturing sector, VAS Latvian State Forests – in woodworking industry, SIA Dzintars – in chemical processing sector, AS Laima – in food industry, Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital – in individual and public services, AS Lauma – in the textile sector, Statoil – in the commercial sector, while LMT has the best reputation in the transport and communications sector.

In the top of most ecological businesses, SIA Madara Cosmetics ranks the first, followed by SIA Lāči, AS Agrofirma Tērvete, SIA Pure Food and AS Dobeles dzirnavnieks.

SIA Palink, owner of Iki store chain and Cento, received a special award for being a company with the fastest growing reputation.

The Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance award for the future outlook was granted to LMT, while the award for rapid export potential growth was received by AS Latvijas Finieris.

Normunds Skauģis, chief baker and owner of Lāču saimnieks, was recognized as the best company manager.

At the 2011 Reputation Top event Saeima Speaker Solvita Aboltina pointed out that more than tens or even several thousands of years are required in order to achieve a good reputation, as evidenced by history. However, as a friendly warning, she indicated this huge work can be ruined in five minutes of negligence. Therefore, reputation should be considered at every step, every moment, Aboltina told.

In her opening speech, she emphasized many talk about distinguished Latvian artists and athletes’ contribution to boosting Latvia’s good reputation abroad; yet, businessmen are undeservedly forgotten, as they are also building Latvia’s reputation through their honest and creative work.

Last year, the mobile operator SIA Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT), the catering company SIA Lido and the food producer SIA Spilva had the best reputation among Latvian companies.

The Reputation Top was first established in 2004.


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