After spending countless hours deliberating a record number of entries for the Malaysia HR Excellence Awards, the awards jury has arrived at its decision on the finalists for all 19 award categories.

Leading the pack with multiple nominations across several categories are Auric Pacific, BAT, IHS and Media Prima. Of the hundreds of entries submitted, a total of 24 companies have made the cut.

"With such a large number of entries, the HR Excellence Awards judging process was a huge task,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

"The fact that all the entries were of such a high standard made it an extremely tough task for the judges."

AirAsia Alliance Bank Astro
Auric Pacific BAT CIMB Group
Country Heights Felda Global Venture Human Resource Development Fund
IHS Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia Leaderonomics
Lumileds MARA Media Prima
Merck Sharp & Dohme Mindvalley PWC
Schneider Electric Sime Darby Holdings Sime Darby International
Venture Corporation UMW Corporation UMW Toyota Motor


A complete list of finalists for each category can be found here.

"With such an impressive finalist list, the Malaysia HR Excellence Awards is set to be a fabulous celebration of truly brilliant HR strategy and execution," said Evon Yew, regional producer at Human Resources magazine.

"Of course, none of this would be possible without the help of our esteemed judges."

The HR Excellence Awards are judged solely by an esteemed jury of over 60 regional heads of HR from around Asia, making them 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 and the 2015 jury is no different.

Past HR Excellence Awards winners are a who’s who of the most respected HR teams in Asia – AccorHotels, Agilent Technologies, ANZ Bank, Astro Holdings, BASF, BMW, Cisco Systems, DBS Bank, Dell, Deloitte, eBay, Ericsson, Ernst & Young, Facebook, Fuji Xerox, Google, Groupon, KPMG, Land Transport Authority, Malaysia Airports, Manulife, Maybank, McCann Erickson, and Media Prima.

Past winners also include – Ministry of Manpower, National Environment Agency, PwC, Philips, Samsung, Siemens, Singapore Telecommunications, SMRT Corporation, Star Publications, Starwood Hotels, Thomson Reuters, UPS, VMWare, Unilever, Waggener Edstrom and many more have all proudly accepted HR Excellence Awards trophies over the years.

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