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In this day and age, talents have become one of the most expensive commodities on earth. On that account, it has become vital for companies to not only be seen as a good employer, but the best in the industry. With expectations and performance standards rising every year across the region, it is no surprise that companies are taking more effort to raise the bar. Increasing, these efforts include creating workplace excellence and promoting greater employee engagement.

HR Asia – Asia’s most authoritative publication for senior HR professionals – is pleased to present the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia, where best practices and inner workings of companies are investigated to understand what distinguishes them from the rest.

The Awards will cover 12 markets across the region, and will culminate with an award ceremony and a Report to be published in HR Asia’s bumpers issue.

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“To be accorded this honor reaffirms our belief in taking care of our employees first, so they can take care of the business as customers will never love our bank until our employees love it first," says Farid Basir, Chief Human Capital Officer.

Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad

“This is a great win for AbbVie and our employees. It is especially meaningful as we’re just going into our third year as an independent biopharmaceutical company. We hope this inspires our people and attracts more great talent to join us!” says Agnieszka Romack, HR Director, Japan & Asia Pacific

AbbVie Pte Ltd. Singapore



“This honour is dedicated to the whole company, the leadership team and everyone, who made Microsoft a great place to work and great working place. We will continue our innovative policies and program to engage and embrace all the employees to have them achieve their full potentials in Microsoft.”

Microsoft (Hong Kong) Limited

“This award is important because its external validation for what we do and it’s a milestone, it’s a marker, it’s a reminder that we can only strive to be better and with the recognition of this award and conference of honour we will attract more of their market,” says Hidayat Indriyanto, Area Business Manager

Fitness First Indonesia