HumanResourcesOnline presents

HR Excellence Awards 2019


17 October 2019, Sofitel Damansara

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Congratulations to our winners and finalists.
See you in 2020!

Event details

Date: 17 October 2019
Venue: Sofitel Damansara, KL

(Venue map)

Dress code: Black tie

Networking drinks reception starts from 6:30pm


Honoring the finest HR gems


Asia’s most renowned HR Excellence Awards is returning in Malaysia for the sixth year to honor distinguished organisations with exceptional employee management programmes and robust human resource management (HRM) strategy.

With new categories lined up – excellence in retention strategy, excellence in workforce integration and HR manager of the Year, the established awards recognises HR excellence across industries that contribute to the overall success of the HR function.

HR Excellence Awards is dedicated to celebrating the top notch quality of in-house talent and winning at the awards is a validation to your team’s hard work.

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Event deadlines

Submission opens:
15 May 

Submission deadline:
13 August

Finalists announcement:
13 September

Gala Dinner & award ceremony:
17 October

Why enter?

1. One of Asia’s most renowned and respected HR awards

This is a well-established and highly recognised awards dedicated to honoring and celebrating the regional HR profession’s achievements!

2. An opportunity for brand and team visibility

Increase your brand’s and team’s visibility in the HR industry with your entry submission and stand a chance to go on stage at the awards gala dinner to be recognised as the HR industry’s best.

3. Position yourself as a leader

Increase your credibility and gain footing in the HR industry as a top runner in the HR field with your ground breaking initiatives and programmes, to give your team full glory and recognition.

4. Team morale booster

Motivate your team and stand out as the best in the industry for your collective effort and hard work- a great way to acknowledge the team’s contributions and performance!

5. Networking and business opportunity

With a proven track record of over 350 attendees at each awards event, the awards gala dinner will provide you the perfect platform to network with your peers and our senior jury members whilst gaining insights about other HR teams, their leadership direction, practice, structure and even internal projects for the year.


Panel of judges

View the full 2019 panel of judges now!

The Human Resources Online team would like to extend a huge thank you to our entire judging panel for their valued contributions.


Rasidah Kasim

Rasidah Kasim

Chief Human Resources Officer

Affin Hwang Investment Bank

Nicholas Ng

Nicholas Ng

Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources

Asahi Group Holdings SEA

Koljit Singh ‎‎

Koljit Singh ‎‎

Head of organisational and cultural excellence


Rebecca Khor

Rebecca Khor

Director and head of human resources

BNP Paribas Malaysia

Loganathan Balakrishnan

Loganathan Balakrishnan

Head of HR SEA

Landmark Group

CK Teoh

CK Teoh

Managing Director

Sime Darby Industrial

Giulio Xiloyannis

Giulio Xiloyannis

Chief Commercial Officer


Cynthia Ooi

Cynthia Ooi

Group Chief HR Officer

Texchem Group

Thamayenthi Narayan

Thamayenthi Narayan

Associate Director


Maureen Gomez

Maureen Gomez

Chief Talent Officer


2018 Photo gallery

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