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Singapore finalists: HR Excellence Awards 2023

Singapore finalists: HR Excellence Awards 2023

This year sees a total of 274 finalists across 36 categories, vying for the coveted gold, silver, bronze, and Overall HREA Grand Winner awards, to be announced at a gala night on 29 September 2023 (Friday).

Exciting times are here as we unveil the finalists of the HR Excellence Awards 2023, Singapore

In 2023, we’re celebrating the 11th iteration of the HR Excellence Awards Singapore, dedicated to honouring remarkable accomplishments and advancements in HR management within the nation. This year's rendition, as always, promises to shine a spotlight on stage-worthy HR approaches, which have made substantial contributions towards enhancing employee engagement, elevating organisational efficacy, and fostering holistic business success.

This year sees a total of 274 finalists across 36 categories, vying for the coveted gold, silver, bronze, and Overall HREA Winner awards which will be announced at a gala night on 29 September 2023 (Friday) at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.


What the jury has to say

This year's jury panel boasts a lineup of distinguished senior HR professionals from Barilla Group, Beam Suntory, CARRO, Hummingbird Bioscience, Kmart & Target Australia Sourcing Asia, M1, Mandai Wildlife Group, Monde Nissin Corporation, National University Health System (NUHS), Paradise Group Holdings, SEMPERIT AG, SIG Group, Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch, Sunningdale Tech, Tan Tock Seng Hospital & Central Health, Under Armour, UPS Asia Pacific Region, Vopak Asia , Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions, Western Digital, and YUM! Brands.

Here's what some of these jury members have had to share about the judging experience:

Stanley Tok, General Manager of Compensation & Benefits / Agile Transformation, M1: [I] witnessed many of the submissions coming out of the pandemic and going beyond just employee wellness, deepening engagement across and at all levels, with positive results for their businesses, improved retention and employee morale. The stronger submissions have a clearly articulated strategy towards self-discovery, self-initiated learning and ownership, with their organisations supporting employees in that personal journey.

"Well done to the winners!"

Angelina Chua, Head of People & Culture, Asia Pacific South, SIG Group: "I am inspired by this year’s HR Excellence Awards submissions. The emphasis on employees’ engagement and well-being radiates throughout. Reflecting on the collective efforts, it is evident that the HR functions have seamlessly transformed into valued partnerships with business leaders, thereby benefiting teams and elevating the organisation’s success.”

Lillian Yeo, Deputy Chief Human Resource Officer, Tan Tock Seng Hospital & Central Health: "[I commend] the numerous award submissions and even more so, by how organisations leverage digitalisation as a strategic enabler to drive business innovation, workforce transformation and employee engagement.

"These HR commitment and efforts will go a long way to inspire many in the HR community to stay of the curve and deliver innovative HR strategies to make the difference in addressing their business challenges."

Jennifer Yuan, HRBP, Vice President, UPS Asia Pacific Region: "It has been an enlightening and inspiring experience to be a judge for the HR Excellence Awards. The diversity and depth of the entries I had the privilege to evaluate were truly remarkable, which showcased a unique blend of creativity, strategic thinking, and a genuine commitment to the development and well-being of the workforce."

Anya Loh, Head of HR, APAC of Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions: "I am honoured and privileged to be reviewing through excellent submissions by many companies. The hard work and dedication of the HR teams to make their workplace fun, engaging and thriving are evident. Every finalist is a winner!"

Meet the panel of judges

Join us for our grand gala night as we award the best of the best and celebrate HR's collective achievements in person. To secure your seats, kindly get in touch with our dedicated project managers below today:

Reggie Ola
Senior Regional Project Manager 
Mobile: +639 955458533
Tel: +65 6692 9031 Ext 813

Cariza Ratin
Regional Project Manager 
Mobile: +63 9773992585
Tel: +65 6692 9031 Ext 815

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