- Company is honoured for exemplary Human Resources practices
- Award is affirmation of Prudential Singapore’s focus on excellence in employee hiring, training and retention
Singapore, 20 August 2013 – Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited (“Prudential Singapore”) was conferred the prestigious Asia’s Best Employer Award at the 4th Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards. The annual regional award is jointly organised by the Employer Branding Institute and the World HRD Congress.
The award winners are chosen by a global research cell that comprises of professionals from different parts of Asia. This cell reviews the recommendations while a jury of eminent professionals meets to identify the award winners. Winners of the award are selected based on the following criteria: exemplary learning and development initiatives, communicating distinctiveness in employee hiring, training and retention practices, and being continuously innovative.
“We are honoured to receive this award. It recognises our efforts in creating a workplace environment that is conducive for our staff to grow and develop. At Prudential Singapore, we believe that our employees play a vital role in the company’s success and we strongly value people with passion, spirit and the determination to succeed. Our Human Resources team has worked hard to create an encouraging environment for the staff,” said Tomas Urbanec, Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Singapore. “This award would not have been possible without the efforts of the entire Prudential team.”
Gan Peck Yeow, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, added, “Prudential Singapore firmly believes that people are our greatest asset. Our Human Resources policies, initiatives and employee engagement activities are centered on this belief and consequently, are focused on creating and achieving a unique value proposition to enrich the total work experience for everyone. This accolade is a strong endorsement of Prudential as an attractive employer of choice. Moving forward, we will continue with our efforts to build an even more engaged and high performing workplace.”
Prudential Singapore will continue to focus on recruiting, developing and retaining the best people for the company.
ABOUT Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited (Prudential Singapore)
Prudential Singapore, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Prudential plc, is one of the top life insurance companies in Singapore. We are one of the market leaders in investment-linked plans with close to S$8.0 billion funds managed under PRULink funds as at 30 June 2013. With a rich history that has spanned more than 80 years, Prudential Singapore now has a dedicated team of more than 3,400 financial consultants and over 800 employees. We are committed to serving the needs of more than 760,000 policyholders with over 1.9 million policies.
Prudential Singapore is the first life insurer in Singapore to be named Asia's Life Insurance Company of the Year in 2000. We were also presented with the Gold Award in Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands for five consecutive years from 2007 to 2011 and the May Day Model Partnership Award in 2009. In 2010, we emerged as one of the top insurers in Singapore in the Customer Satisfaction Index, which is a national barometer that tracks 104 companies from eight sectors. The company was also conferred the People Developer Award in 2012 by SPRING Singapore, as well as Asia’s Employer of the Year Brand Award in 2013 by the Branding Institute and the World HRD Congress for the company’s efforts in training and developing its staff.
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Lorraine Lee Robert
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Prudential Assurance Company Singapore
Tel: +65 6704 7033