Tarun Rai of JWT only Indian CEO to make to HR Excellence Awards 2018
Tarun Rai is the only Indian CEO who has made it to the HR Excellence Awards 2018 (Singapore) – Most People Focused CEO Category Finalists. Also, J Walter Thompson South Asia is the only creative agency to make it to the “Excellence in Employee Engagement” shortlist.
The highly anticipated finalists for HR Excellence Awards 2018, Singapore have been unveiled. It is organized by Human Resources and produced by Heather Ang this year. HR Excellence Awards 2018 recognises the most exceptional initiatives across strategic HR functions, in an effort to promote and celebrate excellence in HR practices and leadership in Asia and the Middle East. Singapore’s gala night will take place in Shangri-La Hotel Singapore on 26 October, while Malaysia’s edition of the awards will take place in Sheraton Imperial KL on 18 October. Gold, Silver and Bronze along with individual winner trophies will be awarded across 26 categories.
A total of over 230 entries this year across more than 80 companies were received this year. As with each year, the awards are judged by a panel of top HR leaders. This year, the panel includes senior HR professionals from brands such as Havas Group, Microsoft, Rolls-Royce and more. The finalists under the category - Most People Focused CEO - Individual are as follows -
1. Henri Najade, Brenntag Asia Pacific.
2. Geronimo R. Kamus Jr, AgriPacific Corporation.
3. Fouad Husain, GroupM
4. Frans Eusman, Heineken Asia Pacific.
5. Tarun Rai, J. Walter Thompson South Asia.
6. Craig Ford, SCOR Services Asia Pacific.