Welcome to the HR Excellence Awards, Singapore!

We’re here at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore getting set up for tonight’s exciting awards show. This page will be updated 6pm onwards, once we start to welcome our esteemed guests. 

Proudly brought to you by Human Resources magazine, the HR Excellence Awards 2018 recognises the most exceptional initiatives across strategic HR functions, in an effort to promote and celebrate excellence in HR practices and leadership in Asia and the Middle East. This sixth edition of the awards gala is produced by Heather Ang, with 26 categories, including the coveted Employer of the Year and HR Leader of the Year.

On this page, you can find tonight’s results, starting with the most recent award presented.

For each category, the results are listed in the order of bronze – silver – gold.

Human Resources would like to give a big thanks to our judges and finalists for their hard work and belief in this award. And of course, a huge thanks to our sponsors and partners for helping make this event possible with special mention to our silver sponsors Ascender and Indeed for helping make this event possible.


Congratulations once again to all our winners and great work to all finalists!

Once more, we would like to thank our silver sponsors Ascender and Indeed for helping make this event possible.

We hope you had fun at the HR Excellence Awards 2018, Singapore and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year.


Winners: Segment 4 [bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Workplace Culture Prudential Assurance Company Singapore LEWIS Changi Airport Group

Excellence in Total Rewards Strategy SAP Asia DKSH Singtel

Excellence in Employee Engagement Mandarin Oriental, Singapore RHB Singapore Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific

[bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Women Empowerment Strategy SAP Asia Sanofi OCBC Bank

Employer of the Year Safran Landing Systems Services Singapore Marina Bay Sands Changi Airport Group

HR Leader of the Year Priya Shahane, AXA Insurance


Winners: Segment 3 [bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Employer Branding ThoughtWorks Amazon Web Services Deloitte Singapore

Excellence in Graduate Recruitment & Development CFLD International Singtel Maybank

Excellence in CSR Strategy AccorHotels Asia Pacific United Overseas Bank Henkel

[bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Talent Management Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Heineken Asia Pacific Singtel

Excellence in HR Team Collaboration Levi Strauss & Co. - AMA Region Mundipharma Brenntag Asia Pacific

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Schroders ThoughtWorks SAP Asia


Winners: Segment 2 [bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Recruitment PALO IT AXA Insurance Vodafone

Excellence in Learning & Development Standard Chartered Private Bank OCBC Bank Evonik (SEA)

Excellence in Leadership Development GlaxoSmithKline Schroders Bank of Singapore

Excellence in HR Communication Strategy AbbVie Singapore British American Tobacco (Singapore) Dairy Farm Singapore | Cold Storage Singapore

[bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Corporate Wellness Philips Singapore CrimsonLogic Bank of Singapore

Excellence in Fair & Equitable Employment Practices BCD Travel Asia Pacific CBM NatWest Markets

Young HR Talent of the Year Elouise Chin, OCBC Bank


Winners: Segment 1 [bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in HR Change Management Bridgestone Asia Pacific The Body Shop International (Asia Pacific) Thales Solutions Asia

Excellence in Multigenerational Workforce Management Philips Singapore SBS Transit Fuji Xerox Singapore

Excellence in Workplace Wellbeing Schroders SCOR Services Asia Pacific NatWest Markets

Excellence in Employee Work-Life Balance Societe Generale, Asia-Pacific Ramada and Days Hotels Singapore at Zhongshan Park Levi Strauss & Co. - AMA Region

[bronze appears first, followed by silver, then gold]

Excellence in Innovative Use of HR Tech Schneider Electric India HP Inc. JTH Group

Excellence in HR Innovation OCBC Bank Accenture Etiqa Insurance Singapore

Most People-Focused CEO Frans Eusman, Heineken Asia Pacific

HREA-SG-2018-A2