Every year, the HR Excellence Awards, Malaysia is held to celebrate the achievements and talents of HR professionals in the country. Organised by Human Resources, and produced by Heather Ang, the 2017 edition of the awards was held on 4 October and attended by over 350 HR leaders and industry players.

Featuring 23 significant categories, the title of Employer of the Year went to Unilever Malaysia, with its very own Evelyn Chan bagging the Young HR Talent of the Year award, while Muhammad Rizal bin Md Zain, from DRB-HICOM, was awarded HR Leader of the Year.