International ARC Awards for the first time in Slovenia: the agency Studio Kernel received the award for the Luka Koper Annual Report


New York City, 30th August 2005 - The judges of the Annual Report Competition (ARC) announced annual report winners. In the category best of overall presentation, where the integral quality of the annual report was judged, in the sub-category Logistic companies, the renowned award went for the first time to a Slovene agency, Studio Krnel, for the Luka Koper annual report.

For the first time the ARC Award went to a Slovene company, the agency Studio Krnel, for the Luka Koper annual report.

Ms. Kernel, director of the agency: »The first award for an annual report produced in Slovenia, proofs that a step forward was made in this field in our country. Communication of Slovenian companies with the financial public and investors gained on quality, it is in line with those of international corporations and that is really incentive in time when we are proceeding toward international standards. This award is an important achievement for the economic sector, financial markets and of course the Slovene communication operators.  In particular we are proud of being awarded in the overall category, for what all the members of the team, on the side of the agency as well as company Luka Koper, deserve a praise.«

Mr. Marjan Babič, interim CEO of Luka Koper: »A good corporative communication is an important part of the business excellence of the company. In our company we are systematically including the principles of business excellence in our business processes.  This is why every year we put great effort also in preparing the annual report. We are very pleased of the award as this confirms that our operations are carried out in accordance to the highest standard «.