Celebration, camaraderie and cheer marked the seventh edition of the annual HR Excellence Awards 2019, held in Malaysia.
The most exciting night of the year for HR leaders and their teams was held at Sofitel Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, on 17 October 2019, where team Maybank bagged the HR Excellence Grand Winner 2019 after securing gold wins for Corporate Wellness, Employer of the Year, and Learning & Development.
The coveted HR Leader of the Year gold was won by Hong Leong Bank's Fiona Fong, while American Express Malaysia's Renuga Govindan was the recipient of the HR Manager of the Year prize.
The gala night welcomed distinguished guests from the HR fraternity for an evening of celebration, organised by Human Resources Online’s Low Yee Ching.
You can also view the full winners' list below:
Winners: Segment 1 [gold appears first, followed by silver, then bronze]Excellence in HR Change Management AVON MALAYSIA ETIKA GROUP SHELL MALAYSIA
Excellence in Employee Work-Life Balance CIMB GROUP BASF ASIA PACIFIC SERVICE CENTRE PFIZER MALAYSIA
Excellence in Innovative Use of HR Tech EXPERIAN BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA) SAMSUNG MALAYSIA ELECTRONICS
Excellence in Recruitment TELEDIRECT TELECOMMERCE HSBC BANK MALAYSIA RHB BANKING GROUP
Excellence in Employer Branding RHB BANKING GROUP TENAGA NASIONAL AMAZON WEB SERVICES MALAYSIA
Most People-Focused CEO RYAN LAI CHUN FAI, AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA DATUK MAIMOONAH HUSSAIN, AFFIN HWANG CAPITAL PUNIT SINGH, THE NIELSEN COMPANY (MALAYSIA)
Excellence in HR Innovation AFFIN HWANG CAPITAL AXA AFFIN GENERAL INSURANCE HONG LEONG BANK
Winners: Segment 2 [gold appears first, followed by silver, then bronze]Excellence in Learning and Development MAYBANK COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS ETIKA GROUP
Excellence in Workplace Culture HONG LEONG BANK ZALORA AFFIN HWANG CAPITAL
Excellence in Graduate Recruitment & Development AMBANK GROUP MAH SING GROUP BANK RAKYAT
Excellence in Talent Management SAMSUNG MALAYSIA ELECTRONICS COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS TOP GLOVE CORPORATION
Excellence in Total Rewards Strategy BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA) AFFIN HWANG CAPITAL PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE MALAYSIA
HR Manager of the Year RENUGA GOVINDAN, AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA NIYATI GOEL, AIRASIA ALLY LOO, IHS MARKIT
Excellence in Retention Strategy NEXPERIA MALAYSIA GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE (MALAYSIA) AFFIN BANK
Winners: Segment 3 [gold appears first, followed by silver, then bronze]Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion DELL TECHNOLOGIES AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA EXPERIAN
Excellence in Business Transformation MASLOW TRAINERS & CONSULTANTS PRINCIPAL ASSET MANAGEMENT BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA)
HR Leader of the Year FIONA FONG, HONG LEONG BANK ANJUM MOMINA GHAFFAR, AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA ANGELIN LOW PHIK FONG, ECOWORLD DEVELOPMENT GROUP
Excellence in HR Communication Strategy ALCON AFFIN HWANG CAPITAL HARTALEGA
Excellence in Employee Engagement ALCON BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA) AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA
Excellence in Leadership Development PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD (PETRONAS) INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES MALAYSIA AIG TECHNOLOGIES
Excellence in Women Empowerment Strategy AVON MALAYSIA MAYBANK ANSELL
Winners: Segment 4 [gold appears first, followed by silver, then bronze]Excellence in Corporate Wellness MAYBANK NOVARTIS MALAYSIA DIGI TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Young HR Talent of the Year NOOR IRA NADIHA BINTI ANUAR, CIMB GROUP THIBAAN PILLAY, AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA TEE SU HONG, HONG LEONG BANK
Excellence in Workplace Wellbeing DELL TECHNOLOGIES VITROX TECHNOLOGIES BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA)
Excellence in HR Team Collaboration WESTERN DIGITAL HONG LEONG BANK PRASARANA MALAYSIA
Employer of the Year MAYBANK MAERSK MALAYSIA MSD MALAYSIA
Excellence in CSR Strategy AMERICAN EXPRESS MALAYSIA MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS MALAYSIA LENOVO TECHNOLOGY
HR Excellence Grand Winner 2019 MAYBANK