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Recognising Asia's Most Exceptional Business Leaders

#AsianManagementExcellenceAwards

The ASIAN MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Introducing the Asian Management Excellence Awards, a highly esteemed event that celebrates the finest business leaders, innovators, and companies in Asia. This prestigious awards programme recognises exceptional achievements in various domains, including employee engagement programs, diversity and inclusion projects, and health and wellness initiatives.

Categories include:

  • Executive of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • Employee Engagement of the Year
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Health and Wellness Initiative of the Year

Nominate now and be honoured for inspiring excellence and innovation across the Asian business landscape!

 

Venue: Conrad Bangkok, Thailand

TESTIMONIALS

I'm extremely grateful for the recognition and would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to my team at The Fullerton Heri...

Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale General Manager, The Fullerton Heritage

This award is one of the milestones and recognitions for us and gives a very strong motivation for us to move forward. ...

Gary Wong General Manager, Baxter Hong Kong & Taiwan

It's a great recognition for Standard Chartered but mostly, it's a phenomenal recognition for the entire team who has wo...

Satya Ganesh Global Head, SCNXT of Standard Chartered Bank

Watch videos from past winners

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: AEM Holdings Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: AIA Singapore

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Eaton

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: ERA Realty Network Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: General Storage Company Pte. Ltd.

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Hanbaobao Pte Ltd (McDonald’s Singapore)

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Hoya Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: HP Singapore (Private) Limited

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: IPC Systems

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Menarini Asia-Pacific

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: MiCare HealthTech Holdings Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Princeton Digital Group

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Rentokil Initial

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: RMS Marine & Offshore Service (Singapore) Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Savills (Singapore) Pte. Ltd

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

NETWORK

Celebrate your well-deserved award with colleagues, clients, and peers at the awards dinner. Meet the most outstanding business leaders in Asia and get unrivaled networking opportunities!

SHARE YOUR STORY

Talk about your award-winning initiatives, accomplishments, and what more can be expected from your organisation through a video interview with Asian Business Review that you can share with clients, peers, and colleagues to let them know that you are an award-winning company.

AMPLIFY

Be featured in the Asian Business Review, the definitive magazine for business elites in Asia. With its quarterly with circulation of 24,737 copies reaching 98,948 readers and over 245,038 monthly active users in its website, you are sure to reach elite level decision makers in the region. 

MEET THE JUDGES

Wei Li Tea

Wei Li Tea

Partner, Governance and Risk

KPMG Singapore

Cheang Wai Keat

Cheang Wai Keat

Partner, Consulting

Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.

 

Parul Munshi

Parul Munshi

Workforce Transformation and Regional Sustainability Consulting Leader, South East Asia Consulting

PwC Singapore

Jason Seng

Jason Seng

Partner, People Advisory Services — Workforce Advisory

Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.

GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA

GUIDELINES

The awards are for:

  • Top-level executives, innovative individuals, and dynamic teams who launched successful and notable new projects or initiatives within the company
  • Employee engagement programmes that significantly impacted the company's workforce and business
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion projects that remarkably improved the experiences of the company's workforce
  • Health and wellness initiatives that promote and support the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the workforce

Nominees will be deliberated by a judging committee based on the nomination form and supporting documents submitted.

The awards will be given per main category and corresponding industry.

Nomination is free of charge. If your company wins, you will be entitled to book the winner's package to maximise your award-winning status. To know more about the winner's package pricing and entitlements, send an email to jane@charltonmediamail.com.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Executive of the Year - The individual must be a CEO, COO, President, Managing Director, General Manager, or other top-level executive equivalent that made notable contributions to the success and growth of the company in the last 24 calendar months. 

  • Innovator of the Year - The individual of any job title must have introduced and spearheaded an innovative initiative of the company in the last 24 calendar months.

  • Team of the Year - The team must be able to showcase a remarkable initiative or series of initiatives launched in the last 24 calendar months that helped the company's business.

  • Employee Engagement of the Year - The project or initiative must have provided strong employee experience and positive impact on the company's workforce and must be launched in the last 24 calendar months.

  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year - The project or initiative must have promoted diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and must be launched in the last 24 calendar months.

  • Health and Wellness Initiative of the Year - The project or initiative must have promoted and supported the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the workforce and must be launched in the last 24 calendar months.

Note: Companies in cryptocurrency, tobacco, multilevel marketing, and products with claims of health benefits are not eligible to join the awards programme.

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given in the following main categories per industry:

  • Executive of the Year
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Team of the Year
  • Employee Engagement of the Year
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Health and Wellness Initiative of the Year


INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  • Accounting Services
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Airline
  • Analytics
  • Apparel
  • Architecture
  • Automotive Services
  • Automotive & Transport Equipment
  • Automotive & Transport System
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Broadband Telecommunication
  • Broadcasting
  • Brokerage
  • Building Services & Facilities
  • Business Insurance
  • Business Services
  • Business Travel Technology
  • Cargo Handling
  • Chemicals
  • Cloud Services
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Commercial Real Estate Trust
  • Compliance Consulting
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Services
  • Computer Software
  • Conglomerates
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products - Durables
  • Consumer Products - Non-Durables
  • Corporate Advisory
  • Credit Solutions Technology
  • Data Center
  • Declaring Agent
  • Department Stores
  • Dining & Entertainment
  • Diversified Services
  • E-Commerce
  • Education
  • Electronics
  • Electronic Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Services
  • Executive Search
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Technology
  • FMCG
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Manufacturing Solutions
  • Food Safety
  • Food Science
  • Fundraising
  • Furniture and Fixture
  • General Insurance
  • Government
  • Health Products & Services
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Heavy Civil Construction
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • Industrial Construction
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Services
  • Infection Control
  • Insurance Broker
  • Interior Design
  • Internet/New Media
  • Investment Banking
  • IT Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Luxury Retail
  • Machining and Tooling
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Marine Services
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Technology
  • Materials & Construction
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Metals & Mining
  • Motion Picture & Video
  • Music
  • Networking Technology
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Oil & Gas
  • Outsourcing
  • Payments
  • Personal Insurance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Printing Technology
  • Printing and Signages
  • Property Services
  • Real Estate
  • Reinsurer
  • Remittance
  • Renewable Energy
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Residential Product Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Safety & Security
  • Semiconductor
  • Shipping
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Television
  • Tourism
  • Trade Technology
  • Training and Development
  • Transportation
  • Travel Retail
  • Travel Services
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Virtual Banking
  • Wholesale

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

Executive of the Year

  • Achievements - What accomplishments were achieved by the executive's exceptional leadership and how did they help drive the company's growth?

  • Challenges & Solutions - What were the biggest challenges that the executive encountered in moving the company forward? What solutions were implemented to overcome these challenges?

  • Innovation - What new ideas did the executive introduce to substantially boost the company's business?

Innovator of the Year

  • Uniqueness - What was the unique and innovative initiative that the innovator have spearheaded which led to a significant growth in the company? 

  • Success - What were the initiative's outcomes and what measures were used to achieve its success?

  • Effectiveness - How effective was the innovation and how did it impact the company?

Team of the Year

  • Achievements - What were the team's remarkable contributions to the company's growth?

  • Challenges & Solutions - What were the biggest challenges that the team encountered in driving growth? What solutions were implemented to overcome these challenges?

  • Innovation - What new ideas did the team introduce to substantially boost the company's business?

Employee Engagement of the Year

  • Strategy - What are the recent strategies implemented to engage the company's employees and enhance fulfilment with their careers?

  • Effectiveness - How effective was the strategy and what was its impact on the workforce?

Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year 

  • Strategy - What initiatives were implemented to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace?
  • Effectiveness - How effective were the initiatives and what was their impact on the workforce, the company's business and/or customers? 

Health and Wellness Initiative of the Year 

  • Strategy - What initiatives were implemented to promote and support the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the workforce?
  • Effectiveness - How effective were the initiatives and what was their impact on the workforce, the company's business and/or customers? 

NOMINATION PROCESS

  1. Prepare a 500-word write-up about the individual, team, or project/initiative that you are nominating. Use the judging criteria guide questions above to tell us about why your entry deserves to win the award.
  2. Go to the online nomination form.
  3. Fill out the required fields.
    • Company and entrant details
    • Chosen category and industry
    • Nomination entry title and overview/synopsis
    • 500-word write-up
    • Upload photos and supporting documents
    • 3 key achievements
    • Client or employee testimonials (optional)
    • Chosen winner's package
  4. Once you're done, you will receive an email confirmation of your nomination.

Note: You may submit up to three (3) entries. If submitting multiple entries, you must fill out the form once per entry as each nomination form is valid for one entry only. 

Past Winners

The Management Excellence Awards in Singapore has been running since 2015. Click here to see the full list of winners.

 

2022 Winners

Executive of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Team of the Year

COVID Management Initiative of the Year

Employee Engagement of the Year

The Management Excellence Awards in Hong Kong has been running since 2018. Click here to see the full list of winners.

 

2022 Winners

Executive of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Team of the Year

COVID Management Initiative of the Year

The Management Excellence Awards in Malaysia has been running since 2021. Click here to see the full list of winners.

 

2022 Winners

Executive of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Team of the Year

COVID Management Initiative of the Year

Employee Engagement of the Year

For inquiries, contact:

For more details, contact:

Jane Patiag

+65 3158 1386

awards@charltonmediamail.com

MEET THE JUDGES

Wei Li Tea

Wei Li Tea

Partner, Governance and Risk

KPMG Singapore

Cheang Wai Keat

Cheang Wai Keat

Partner, Consulting

Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.

 

Parul Munshi

Parul Munshi

Workforce Transformation and Regional Sustainability Consulting Leader, South East Asia Consulting

PwC Singapore

Jason Seng

Jason Seng

Partner, People Advisory Services — Workforce Advisory

Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.

TESTIMONIALS

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: AEM Holdings Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: AIA Singapore

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Eaton

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: ERA Realty Network Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: General Storage Company Pte. Ltd.

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Hanbaobao Pte Ltd (McDonald’s Singapore)

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Hoya Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: HP Singapore (Private) Limited

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: IPC Systems

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Menarini Asia-Pacific

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: MiCare HealthTech Holdings Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Princeton Digital Group

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Rentokil Initial

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: RMS Marine & Offshore Service (Singapore) Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Savills (Singapore) Pte. Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Stellar Lifestyle Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Sun Venture Pte Ltd

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Ubisoft Singapore

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Unilever

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Varian

SBR Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Watson-Marlow Pte Ltd

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: ESR Group Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: HONG KONG PRODUCTIVITY COUNCIL

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Shell Hong Kong Limited

HKB Management Excellence Awards 2022 Winner: Traxon Technologies Limited

Malaysia Management Excellence Awards 2022 winner: AIA Bhd.

Malaysia Management Excellence Awards 2022 winner: Always Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd

Malaysia Management Excellence Awards 2022 winner: Jebsen & Jessen Group Services

Malaysia Management Excellence Awards 2022 winner: Keysight Technologies Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Malaysia Management Excellence Awards 2022 winner: myTukar Sdn. Bhd.

Malaysia Management Excellence Awards 2022 winner: Schaeffler Malaysia

Awards Highlights

PTTEP CEO wins Asian Management Excellence Awards

Feb 12, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The CEO has reinforced the company’s core business whilst addressing climate change concerns.


Montri Rawanchaikul, CEO of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), Thailand’s national petroleum exploration...

Filinvest Land’s digital prowess takes centre stage with Team of the Year - Real Estate accolade

Feb 07, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The company has experienced impressive growth in 2022, with revenue reaching PHP 19.9b.


In a remarkable display of leadership, Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI) and its Executive Leadership Team emerged victorious at the Asian...

Tea Wei Li of KPMG in Singapore: Leveraging technology crucial for effective risk mitigation 

Feb 05, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The KPMG Partner underscored the need for real-time data and agile decision-making in risk planning.


The dynamic and rapidly evolving business management landscape in Asia requires a keen understanding of emerging challenges...

PwC’s Parul Munshi on unlocking sustainability and DEI opportunities: Utilise data-driven approaches, cultural embedding and link leadership performance to outcomes

Feb 01, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Parul emphasises leaders' pivotal role in transforming businesses through sustainability for differentiation and value.


Against the backdrop of complex global developments, the need for business reinvention has never been more...

Leaders should model a digital mindset, infuse digital practices, upskill the workforce – EY’s Jason Seng

Jan 30, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Empathetic, adaptive, and people-focused leadership is vital for success in today's competitive business landscape, according to Seng.


In the dynamic landscape of Asian businesses, effective leadership stands as a cornerstone...

Revolutionising digital entertainment in the Philippines

Jan 29, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Putting the GAME in eGaming: DigiPlus utilises cutting-edge technologies and a deep bench of experts from different spaces within the gaming industry.


Traditional bingo is deeply ingrained in Filipino culture. Such gaming...

Business resilience towards sustainable growth

Jan 26, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The strategic efforts of its CEO has diversified the bank’s revenue sources and enhanced its service offerings.


Since Ti Eng Hui took the position as CEO of financial services provider Baiduri Bank in April 2019, his leadership...

EY’s Cheang Wai Keat: Effective management requires strong data governance, cybersecurity priority and awareness, robust protocols

Jan 25, 2024
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The EY Partner emphasised the importance of innovative strategies, leadership, and vision for management excellence.


In the dynamic world of Asian business, where change is the only constant, organisations grapple with the...