Three Sunway companies, Sunway Building Materials, Sunway Hotel Georgetown, Sunway Shared Services coveted HR awards
Sunway City, Sep 5 – Sunway Group stood out at the Aon Best Employers Malaysia 2018 as it took home three recognitions out of the 14 awards which were presented at the awards ceremony. Sunway Group was the only conglomerate to score hat-trick with three of its subsidiaries named among Malaysia’s top employers in more than a decade.
Sunway Building Materials Group, Sunway Hotel Georgetown, and Sunway Shared Services each took home a Best Employers Award 2018. Sunway Building Materials Group chief executive officer Danny Ng, Sunway Shared Services director of IT & Sunway Group chief information officer Kevin Khoo and Sunway Hotel Georgetown general manager Prakash Kumaran received the awards on behalf of their companies at the award presentation ceremony.
Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Aon Best Employers is its flagship programme to improve employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employer brand, and culture to drive high performance.
Prashant Chadha, Managing Director, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Malaysia and Philippines said, “Our Aon Best Employers programme is in its 18th year and we have market presence in 14 countries throughout Asia Pacific and Middle East. This year, we are very delighted to see so many non HR people attending this event because it shows that more people are now more committed towards developing talents to achieve higher performance.”
Sunway’s Passion in its People
The Group strives for excellence in everything it does from delivering quality products to developing its most important asset, its people (also known as Sunwayians) with the right skillset to assume leadership roles while putting importance in work-life balance.
Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah said, “We are humbled and honoured by these awards because they are testament to our efforts in enhancing our talent programmes which aim to retain and grow our people. As a leading Malaysian conglomerate, we have highly diversified businesses and each division operates independently. One thing all our businesses have in common is that our passion revolves around people and we want to impact as many lives as we can, including Sunwayians, our stakeholders, the community and the nation, in extraordinary ways.”
He added, “People are the bedrock of our continuous value creation and the Aon awards serve as a benchmark for us to aspire to improve further. We will continue to lead with passion to further grow our 16,000 workforce and excel in our endeavours.”