The finalists for the annual search for the brightest stars and the most outstanding achievements in HR is over - the finalists for the HR Excellence Awards 2016 have been announced.

The HR Excellence Awards, Asia's only regional awards recognising and celebrating excellence in human capital strategy and execution, honours high-calibre practitioners and organisations which have excelled in all areas of HR. The prestigious awards ceremonies will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 4 October, in Hong Kong on 6 October, and in Singapore on 19 October.

"The finalists have shown how their companies have been able to challenge tradition and produce valuable results while demonstrating teamwork and integrity," said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor, Human Resources. "Being amongst the finalists is a step closer for a company to prove why they are the best to work for."

Here is the complete list of finalists for HR Excellence Awards 2016 – Singapore:

Excellence in HR Strategic Planning

  • Heraeus Asia Pacific Holdings
  • Kadence International
  • National Environmental Agency
  • SAP
  • SPRING Singapore
  • Teledirect
  • Telstra Singapore
Excellence in Cross-Border HR Programme
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • DBS Bank
  • Rohde & Schwarz
Excellence in Workforce Mobility
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Gemalto
  • SAP
  • Telstra Singapore
Excellence in Recruitment
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • Changi Airport Group
  • Cycle & Carriage
  • DBS Bank
  • Dell Inc.
  • Gemalto
  • IDFC Bank
  • Manulife
  • SAP
  • Suntec Singapore - Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • TATA Consultancy Services Asia Pacific
  • People Advantage
  • Unilever Indonesia
Excellence in Employer Branding
  • AXA Singapore
  • Changi Airport Group
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Ericsson
  • PepsiCo India
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Singapore
  • Salt Communications
  • SAP
  • TWG Tea Company
  • Unilever Indonesia
Excellence in Graduate Recruitment & Development
  • CrimsonLogic
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Maybank
  • PepsiCo India
  • PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency
  • SAP
  • Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
  • Singtel
  • Teambuild Engineering & Construction
Excellence in Compensation & Benefits Strategy
  • Avnet Asia
  • DBS Bank
  • Eastern Health Alliance
  • Gemalto
  • Metro Pacific Investments
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • SAP
  • Singtel
  • SMRT Corporation
Excellence in Employee Healthcare
  • AIA Financial
  • CGG Services (Singapore)
  • DBS Bank
  • Far East Organization
  • Jurong Health Services
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • SMRT Corporation
Excellence in Learning & Development
  • Adventus Singapore
  • ANZ Banking Group - Retail & Wealth Singapore
  • Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority
  • BNP Paribas
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • PacificLight Power
  • PepsiCo India
  • Robinsons & RSH Group of Companies
  • SAP
  • Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
  • SMRT Corporation
  • Starbucks Coffee Singapore
  • TWG Tea Company
Excellence in Employee Development
  • ANZ Bank
  • Evonik SEA
  • Gemalto
  • Kadence International
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • PacificLight Power
  • SAP
Excellence in Leadership Development
  • Amcor Flexibles
  • BASF
  • BNP Paribas
  • Cycle & Carriage
  • Eastern Health Alliance
  • HCL Technologies
  • SAP
  • Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
  • Singtel
Excellence in Employee Engagement
  • Aviva
  • Bank Central Asia
  • CrimsonLogic
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore
  • Linxens Singapore
  • MakeMyTrip
  • National Environmental Agency
  • NBCUniversal International
  • RC Hotels
  • SAP
  • Singtel
  • Teledirect
  • Unilever Indonesia
Excellence in Employee Work-Life Balance
  • Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • ComfortDelGro Taxis
  • DBS Bank
  • Dell Inc.
  • Far East Organization
  • Greenwave Systems
  • HSL Constructor
  • Metro Pacific Investments
  • South32 Marketing
Excellence in CSR Strategy
  • AccorHotels Asia Pacific
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • CrimsonLogic
  • Dell Inc.
  • Edrington
  • Ericsson
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
  • Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion
  • AIG
  • Dell Inc.
  • Maybank
  • National Council of Social Services
  • National Environmental Agency
  • PacificLight Power
  • Schneider Electric
  • Schneider Electric India
  • Singtel
  • TATA Consultancy Services Asia Pacific
Excellence in Mature Workforce Practices
  • AccorHotels Asia Pacific
  • Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority
Excellence in Innovative Use of HR Tech
  • Manulife
  • Reliance Industries
  • SAP
  • Schneider Electric India
  • Singtel
Excellence in Social Media
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • Dell Inc.
  • Manulife
  • Maybank
  • SAP
  • Suntec Singapore
  • Teledirect
  • The Hoffman Agency Asia Pacific
  • Unilever Indonesia
Excellence in Talent Management
  • Bank Mandiri
  • DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation
  • Gemalto
  • Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific Headquarters
  • Singtel
  • TATA Consultancy Services Asia Pacific
Excellence in Workplace Well-Being
  • Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority
  • AIA Financial
  • CGG Services (Singapore)
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Eastern Health Alliance
  • M1
  • Schneider Electric
  • TATA Consultancy Services Asia Pacific
  • Unilever Indonesia
Public Sector Employer of the Year
  • National Environment Agency
  • SPRING Singapore
Employer of the Year
  • Dell Inc.
  • Deloitte Singapore
  • Gemalto
  • HCL Technologies
  • SAP
  • SMRT Corporation
Young HR Talent of the Year
  • Chen Liru Lavinia, Starbucks Coffee Singapore
  • Dicky Eka Anggakara, Dell Inc.
HR Professional of the Year
  • Mariawaty Santoso, AIA Financial
  • Joaquim Gonsalves MCIPD, Bassaka Air
  • Tristram Gray, Ericsson
  • NC Prakash, Rohde & Schwarz
  • Jairo Fernandez, SAP
Judged by over 60 seasoned regional heads of HR from around Asia, the HR Excellence Awards the only HR awards in Asia based on a peer review system. Companies represented on the HR Excellence Awards jury are the most respected Fortune 500 organisations and some of the biggest employers in Asia.

Past HR Excellence Awards winners are a who’s who of the most respected HR teams in Asia – American Express, ANZ, Astro, British American Tobacco, Country Heights Holdings, DBS Bank, Galaxy Entertainment, HIS Global, Hong Kong Broadband Network, Human Resource Development Fund, Inland Revenue Board - Malaysia, IPG Mediabrands, Leaderonomics, Lumileds, Madison Communications, Manulife, Maybank, Media Prima, Mindvalley, Mitsubishi, National Environment Agency, New World Development, Schneider Electric, Sime Darby Holdings, Singtel, UMV Corporation, Unilever, Venture Corporation and many more have all proudly accepted HR Excellence Awards trophies over the year.

For more information on the HR Excellence Awards, to review the award categories and the judging panel and to book your tables, please visit www.hrexcellenceawards.asia or contact:

- For Hong Kong: Kenneth To, Tel: +852 2861 1882, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - For Malaysia: Hema Siranjeevi, Tel: +65 6423 0329, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - For Singapore: Renamel Torres, Tel: +65 6423 0329, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.