HRD Awards Asia 2020 winners revealed

A first-ever – the awards celebrates the region's best

HRD Awards Asia 2020 winners revealed

HRD today revealed winners of the inaugural HRD Awards Asia.

Over 15 high-profile awards were snapped up by the most outstanding HR professionals, companies and teams from across the region.

Each category also saw several Excellence Awards, won by industry leaders worth celebrating.

“The year has been eventful to say the least and all the winners have showcased great HR leadership and impressive best practices,” said Justin Kennedy, the APAC managing director at Key Media, publisher of HRD Asia. “The winners are well-deserved. Congratulations to all!”

The winners of HRD Awards Asia 2020 are as follows:

HR Director of the Year
• Dundy Deng, Wharf Hotels Management

Excellence Awards
• Brian Fischer, Intel
• Rajesh Hurkat, Mattel Inc
• Neha Pareek, IBM
• James Sun, Quincus

HR Manager of the Year
• Tina Mahtani, Quincus

Excellence Awards
• Ratnanjali Arora, PwC
• Soumya Roy Choudhury, PwC
• Swee Lin Kee, Intel
• Kanchana Thakur, Pepsico International

HR Rising Star of the Year
• Vanessa Chu, Wharf Hotels Management

Excellence Awards
• Atish Bhattacharya, Greenlam Industries
• Bishnu Bista, Bottlers Nepal
• Tracy Tan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
• Kanchana Thakur, Pepsico International

HR Team of the Year (≤ 1000)
• Beam Suntory Asia Pacific HR team

Excellence Awards
• Bottlers Nepal - Human Resources Team
• LVMH - South East Asia HR Team
• Pure International
• TBWA Singapore HR Team

HR Team of the Year (> 1000)
• Intel - Greater Asia Region HR

Excellence Awards
• Aviva
• Marina Bay Sands HR Team
• Marsh Asia Human Resources Team
• Vodafone

Employer of Choice (1 - 99 Employees)
• PSB Technology Services, Inc

Excellence Awards
• Quincus

Employer of Choice (100 - 999 Employees)
• Vodafone

Excellence Awards
• ARA Asset Management
• Beam Suntory Asia
• Clairvoyant India
• Randstad

Employer of Choice (> 1000 employees)
• Lenovo Asia Pacific

Excellence Awards
• Aviva
• Marina Bay Sands
• Societe Generale

Best Graduate Development Program
• Marsh Asia

Best Health & Well-being Program
• ARA Asset Management

Excellence Awards
• Bloomberg LP
• Lenovo Central Asia Pacific
• Metro Pacific Investments Corp.
• Vodafone

Best Leadership Development Program
• PT Badak NGL (Badak LNG)

Excellence Awards
• ECOS India Mobility & Hospitality - Saksham Program - Our Road to Success!
• Volvo Group - Exploration for Emerging Leaders
• Wharf Hotels Management

Best Learning & Development Program
• Aviva

Excellence Awards
• ECOS India Mobility & Hospitality - Chaffeur Training & Engagement Program
• Lenovo Asia Pacific
• Societe Generale
• Wharf Hotels Management

Best Recruitment Campaign
• Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Excellence Awards
• Beam Suntory

Best Reward & Recognition Program
• Lenovo - AP Rewards Program

Excellence Awards
• ECOS India Mobility & Hospitality - Rewards & Recognition Program

Best Use of Technology
• Standard Chartered

Excellence Awards
• Metro Pacific Investment Corp.
• PT Badak NGL (Badak LNG)
• PT. Kemira Chemicals Indonesia
• Randstad

Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Program
• Beam Suntory Asia

Excellence Awards
• Aviva
• Intel Greater Asia Region HR
• Lenovo - AP WILL Program
• Vodafone

Best Workplace Flexibility Program
• Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Excellence Awards
• Avon Cosmetics, Inc.
• Marsh Asia
• Metro Pacific Investment Corp.

Click here for the full list of winners.

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