HR Fest Awards 2024 crowns Asia’s best HR leaders and teams 

The winners of HR Fest Awards 2024 were announced at a live awards ceremony during HR Tech Festival Asia 2024.
By: | April 25, 2024

Organised as part of HR Tech Festival Asia 2024, HR Fest Awards 2024 celebrated the dedicaton, creativity, and ingenuity of HR professionals in Asia.

This year, 19 finalists across nine award categories demonstrated how they are leveraging transformative technologies, strategic thinking, and exceptional leadership to drive organisational success.

From this pool of outstanding finalists, the award winners were chosen for demonstrating excellence, innovation, and dedication in reshaping the HR landscape. 

Here are the winners of the HR Fest Awards 2024.

Employer of Choice
United Overseas Bank (Thailand)

HR Team of the Year
Singapore Land Group

Best C-Suite Leader
Paul Chong, CERTIS

Best HR Leader
Sasiwimol Arayawattanapong, United Overseas Bank (Thailand)

Best Use of Technology
National University of Singapore

Best Workplace Culture & Engagement (above 500 employees) 
Vena Energy

Best Workplace Culture & Engagement (below 500 employees) 
Singapore Land Group

Best ASEAN Human Development (Large Companies)
City Holdings

Best ASEAN Human Development (Small and Medium Companies)

Two organisations saw wins across more than a single category. Singapore Land Group received accolades in two categories, including HR Team of the Year, and Best Workplace Culture & Engagement (below 500 employees). UOB (Thailand) as an organisation won Best Employer of Choice, and their Country Head of Human Resources Sasiwimol Arayawattanapong won Best HR Leader of the Year 2024.

All award recipients were selected by a panel of esteemed judges, which include Dickson Tang, Keynote Speaker and Founder,; Derrick Kon, Chief Executive, CEO SolutionsSteve Boese, Co-Founder, H3 HR Advisors; Rachele Focardi, Founder and CEO XYZ@Work; Nadiah Tan Abdullah, Chief Human Capital Officer, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad; and Dr. Virgel Binghay, Co-Founding Member, ASEAN Human Development Organisation (AHDO) Philippines.

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HRM Asia would like to congratulate all the winners and deserving finalists of HR Fest Awards 2024, and we invite you to continue your participation at HR Tech Festival Asia 2024, which is taking place from April 24-25.