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Aon announces 11 Best Employers in China for 2018

Aon and Sasin announce 12 Best Employers in Thailand for 2018

Aon Announces 12 Best Employers in Malaysia for 2018

 

Aon announces 11 Best Employers in China for 2018

Best Employers in China lead the way with a 10-point higher employee engagement score than market average.

Shanghai, 14 September 2018—Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions, has named eleven organisations as Best Employers in China for 2018.

Best Employers in China achieved employee engagement score of 78%, compared to a market average of 68%.  On average, they also scored 8 points higher than market average across the other Best Employer indices of Employer Brand, Effective Leadership, and High-performance Culture.

In a dynamic economic environment, Best Employers inspire their employees with a compelling vision. 79% of employees in Best Employer organisations agree that their senior leadership provides them a clear direction for the future (10 points higher than market average).

In addition, Best Employers have a total rewards strategy in place that focuses not just on pay but learning and career opportunities as well. 70% of Best Employer employees feel that they receive appropriate recognition for their contributions (7 points higher than market average) and 65% of them feel that future career opportunities within their organisation look good (market average, 55%).

The Aon Best Employers in China for 2018 are:

Organisation

Category

AIA China

Best Employer China

Baxter (China) Investment Co. Ltd.

Best Employer China

CIFI Group

Best Employer China

Coach Shanghai Limited

Best Employer China

Infinitus (China) Company Ltd.

Best Employer China

McDonald’s China

Best Employer China

MSD China Holding Co., Ltd

Best Employer China

Pfizer China

Best Employer China

Shanghai Disney Resort

Best Employer China

Starbucks (China) Company Limited

Best Employer China

Taikang Insurance Group Inc.

Best Employer China

In addition, two organisations received special recognition:

Organisation

Category

Ningbo Fotile Kitchen Appliance Co., Ltd

Special Recognition for Culture Ingenuity

DBS Bank (China) Limited

Special Recognition for Innovation Cube

Audrey Widjaja, Partner and Practice Leader, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Greater China said: “As Chinese companies grapple with a multi-generational workforce and increasing competition for talent from start-ups, they must transform their people practices. Best Employers invest in continuous dialogue by combining data, analytics and digital technology to create feedback loops that drive self-sustaining improvement enabling staff to maximise their potential.”

Peter Zhang, Chief Executive Officer, Aon Consulting, Greater China, said: “A 5% increase in employee engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenue growth in the subsequent year, according to Aon’s research. When organisations have high engagement levels, employees say positive things about working there, strive harder in their jobs, and stay for the long term driving business performance. As Chinese companies aim to capture global markets, they must have agile HR practices that enable them to work different to enhance both customer and employee experience.”
 
For further information about the Aon Best Employers programme, visit: apac.aonhewitt.com/bestemployersasia

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Aon and Sasin announce 12 Best Employers in Thailand for 2018

Best Employers in Thailand lead the way with a 24-point higher employee engagement score than market average.

Bangkok, 6 September 2018—Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions, and Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, have named twelve organisations as Best Employers in Thailand for 2018.

Aon Best Employers Thailand achieved engagement scores of 86%, compared to a market average of 62%.  On an average, they also scored 23 points higher than market average across the other Best Employer indices of employer brand, effective leadership, and high-performance culture.

In a dynamic economic environment, Best Employers inspire their employees with a compelling vision. 89% of employees in Best Employer organisations agree that their senior leadership provides them a clear direction for the future (24 points higher than market average).

In addition, Best Employers have a total rewards strategy in place that focuses not just on pay but learning and career development opportunities as well. 79% of Best Employer employees feel that they receive appropriate recognition for their contributions (25 points higher than market average).

The Aon Best Employers in Thailand for 2018 are:

Organisation

Category

Food Passion Co., Ltd 

Best of the Best Employers

American Express (Thai) Co., Ltd. 

Best Employer Thailand

Chiangmai Beverage Co., Ltd.

Best Employer Thailand

CPRAM Company Limited

Best Employer Thailand

DHL Express Thailand

Best Employer Thailand

Fitness First (Thailand) Ltd.

Best Employer Thailand

Major Cineplex Group

Best Employer Thailand

Mitr Phol Group

Best Employer Thailand

Phyathai Group

Best Employer Thailand

SAP Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing (Thailand) Ltd. 

Best Employer Thailand

Tesco Lotus

Best Employer Thailand

Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd.

Best Employer Thailand

American Express Company, was also recognised as Aon Best Employer Asia Pacific for 2018, after being named Aon Best Employer 2018 in Malaysia and Singapore earlier. InterContinental Hotels Group Marriott International Thailand, and Marriott Vacation Club were named Aon Best Employer 2018 through the Global programme.

Dr. Adisak Chandprapalert, Country Leader, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Thailand said: “In a disruptive business landscape with a discerning workforce, Best Employers are agile and focus on reduced time-to market. They are supported by agile HR practices that fuel collaboration, regular reflection, and rapid course correction, creating a difficult to replicate competitive advantage.”

Panuwat Benrohman, Managing Director and Partner, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Thailand, said: “Rapid digitalisation and increasing number of millennials require companies to work different and transform both the customer experience and employee experience to achieve the goals of Workforce 4.0. Best Employers invest in continuous dialogue with their employees and act on feedback quickly. In addition, they leverage digital technology, data-driven insights, and analytics to assess and select talent that is the ‘right-fit’ for their organisations.”
 
Assoc. Prof. Siriyupa Roongrerngsuke, Ph.D., Deputy Director of Academic Affairs, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, said: “When organisations have high engagement levels, employees say good things about working there, strive harder in their jobs, and stay for the long term, driving business performance. The Aon Best Employers programme gives Thai companies a clear view of where they stand in the market when it comes to engaging their staff. With access to data and insights, they can make better people decisions that achieve organisational goals while meeting employee expectations."
 
For further information about the Aon Best Employers programme, visit: apac.aonhewitt.com/bestemployersasia

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Aon Announces 12 Best Employers in Malaysia for 2018

Best Employers in Malaysia lead the way with a 24-point higher employee engagement score than market average.

Kuala Lumpur, 5 September 2018—Aon plc (NYSE: AON), Aon, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions, has named twelve organisations as Best Employers in Malaysia for 2018.

Aon Best Employers achieved an engagement score of 87%, compared to a market average of 63%. They also scored 20 points higher than market average across the Best Employer indices of employer brand, effective leadership, and high-performance culture.

Despite half of Best Employers experiencing significant changes such as mergers and acquisitions, new leadership and a change in strategy, they increased revenues by an average of 15% (market average 3.88%) and profits by an average of 7.8% (market average 1.08%).

In an evolving business environment, Best Employers inspire their employees with a compelling vision. 87% of employees in Best Employer organisations agree that their senior leadership provides them a clear direction for the future (30 points higher than market average).
In addition, Best Employers have a total rewards strategy in place that focuses not just on pay but learning and career development opportunities as well. 79% of Best Employer employees feel that they receive appropriate recognition for their contributions (27 points higher than market average).

The Aon Best Employers in Malaysia for 2018 are:

Organisation

Category

DHL Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Best of the Best Employers

Agilent Technologies LDA Malaysia 

Best Employer Malaysia

American Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd 

Best Employer Malaysia

Eco World Development Group Berhad

Best Employer Malaysia

Federal Express Services (M) Sdn Bhd

Best Employer Malaysia

Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd

Best Employer Malaysia

Hartalega

Best Employer Malaysia

S P Setia Berhad 

Best Employer Malaysia

SkyWorld Development Sdn Bhd

Best Employer Malaysia

Sunway Building Materials Group

Best Employer Malaysia

Sunway Hotel (Georgetown) Penang

Best Employer Malaysia

Sunway IT Shared Services Centre 

Best Employer Malaysia

In addition, two organisations received special recognition:

Organisation

Category

Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad 

Special Recognition for Commitment to Engagement

SAP Malaysia Sdn Bhd 

Special Recognition for Commitment to High Performance Culture

DHL Express Asia Pacific was also recognised as Aon Best Employer 2018 Asia Pacific, after being named Aon Best Employer in India and Singapore earlier.  Marriott International Malaysia was named Best Employer 2018 through the global programme.

Ridhima Khanduja, Principal, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Malaysia, said: “As Malaysian workforce gets more discerning with wider exposure and changing demographics, Best Employers invest in continuous dialogue across the employee lifecycle.  They enhance employee experience by combining data, analytics, and powerful technology to create feedback loops that drive self-sustaining improvement enabling talent to maximise their potential.  Best Employers strive to create a culture of empowerment, with engaged staff who take ownership of business outcomes and are strong advocates of their organisations’ brands.”

Prashant Chadha, Managing Director, Talent, Rewards and Performance, Aon Malaysia and Philippines, added: “Changes in the economic and political landscape of the country have created additional complexity, requiring businesses to be agile and to focus on reduced time-to-market. Agile businesses must be supported by agile HR. Best Employers harness these dynamic times by focusing on people practices that fuel collaboration, regular reflection, and rapid course correction, thereby driving business performance.”
 
For further information about the Aon Best Employers programme, visit: apac.aonhewitt.com/bestemployersasia

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