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Employee Benefits Asia 2015 allows you to keep up with the latest trends in compensation & benefits, at the same time equipping you with results-proven strategies to transforming your HR practices, aiding you in your journey to achieve business goals.

Catch all the live updates from this inaugural event, right from [email protected], Malaysia.

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Want to know how to unleash employee potential without cash? Alice Phang, group director of human resources from Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa shares more.


Sow Chat Gan from Honeywell shares more about how MNCs can develop market relevant benefits.



Is retirement planning a key area for C&B in Asia? Arulkumar Singaraveloo from Infineon tells us more.

"Organisations can no longer look at wellness as a nice to have," observes Rosden Rahmat, general manager, human capital of UMW Toyota Motor.


Rosden Rahmat, general manager, human capital of UMW Toyota Motor begins the first keynote presentation of the day by sharing tips on minimising healthcare costs.



Human Resources' regional editor Aditi Sharma Kalra takes the stage to open the second day of Employee Benefits Asia 2015.

Welcome back to Day 2 of Employee Benefits Asia 2015! Looking forward to hearing more scintillating discussions around latest C&B trends from companies such as Toyota,  Sunway and Honeywell.

That wraps up Day 1 of Employee Benefits Asia 2015. We’ll be back tomorrow to hear from Toyota Malaysia, Infineon, and more.

"We need to understand cultural differences when we prepare a mobility and C&B package, as well as employee needs," says Yvonne Teng, HR director, RASO and commercial management, SEA and Oceania, Ericsson.


Yvonne Teng from Ericsson shares more about the firm's internal mobility programmes.

"We, as HR leaders  we need to ask ourselves what we can differentiate in terms of what we can offer to employees," says Chloe Gan from Arvato Systems.


Hear about retaining talent using work-life balance and flexi-time arrangements Chloe Gan from Arvato Systems.

"Job evaluation is comparative, not absolute. It is logical, and not unstructured," says Li Chiang Sia, compensation and manager of JTI.


Get tips on determining and developing a pay structure from Li Chiang Sia, compensation and manager of JTI.



Want to know about managing costs and business performance? Rich Fozi from Sun Pharmaceutical Laboratories tells us more.

"Our total rewards strategy consists of both tangible and non-tangible rewards. Total rewards consist of trangible rewards - core and performance based rewards, and non-tangible rewards - career and development rewards," says Akmal Niza Bt Ahmad, head of compensation and benefits, HCM, group HRM from PETRONAS.



Akmal Niza Bt Ahmad, head of compensation and benefits and HCM from PETRONAS gives tips on developing a pay model that engages talent and ensures retention.

"It is not a simple task to be a leader as it comes with very heavy responsibility. Individual contributors are the experts in their own area and must meet very high levels of specialisation," says Tricia Lim, head of rewards at Maxis.


Tricia Lim, head of rewards at Maxis, shares how the company has developed a C&B portfolio to boost growth amidst rising costs.

"I don't like the word compensation - it sounds like employees do a certain task and I pay them for that. Instead, I like the word reward - it signifies something they need to achieve in their role, and encourages them to think about their capabilities," says Ahmad Fauzi Yahya, regional HR head, Asia Oceania Middle East & Africa, at Nestle Professional.


Our first Employee Benefits Asia 2015 sees HR experts from Jotun, Nestle Professional, Petronas and Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa discussing the latest C&B trends.

"Talent is about potential - somebody whom you see has the potential to take over certain roles and responsibilities. But you also need to ensure this person has the potential to be able to perform," advises Mohd Najid Yahya, CHRO of Felda Global Ventures.


Mohd Najid Yahya, CHRO of Felda Global Ventures kickstarts Employee Benefits Asia 2015 to expand on what employers need to know about the Asian workforce.

Human Resources' regional editor Aditi Sharma Kalra opens the conference to welcome all delegates and partners at Employee Benefits Asia 2015.



We’re looking forward to meeting everyone at the inaugural Employee Benefits Asia 2015 at [email protected] See you soon!


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