Standing in the Hall of Fame

The Asia HRD Awards is an independent initiative to recognise organisations and individuals whose efforts have impacted society. Such people development efforts / initiatives have resulted in organisations-wide success and in significant achievements. The Awards, launched in 2003 with just five recipients from two countries, has now we are proud to have honoured 229 award recipients from a total of 21 countries. The Awards Committee publicises the awards and invites nomination from all over, but in particular Asia, throughout the year.

The nominations have grown over the years. While there is no set number for organisations selected to receive the award, the Awards Committee will recognise as many organisations or individuals from among the nominations who meet the criteria of the four categories of awards. The criteria outlined in the Asia HRD Award are captured by biographic and occupational history sketches and detailed record of achievements. The goal of the Awards is to finally develop best practices and show case Awards recipients' experiences in association with educational institutions promoting HRD.

His Excellency Mohamed Fahmy Hassan received the award on behalf of H.E Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom
President, The Republic of Maldives
2017
Chairman, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Malaysia
2016
Chief Executive Officer / Director General of Inland Revenue, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, MALAYSIA
2015
Former Chairman of the Presidency & Prime Minister, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2014
Dr Utomo Josodirdjo received the award on behalf of Dr Washington Z. Sycip
Founder The SGV Group & Asian Institute of Management Philippines
2013
Former Governor of Bank Indonesia & Minister of Trade Indonesia
2013
Minister for Foreign Trade, United Arab Emirates
2012
President, Board of Control for Cricket; Vice Chairman & Managing Director, India Cements
2012
12th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Philippines
2011
Chief Minister of Sarawak, Malaysia
2010
President and CEO, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Malaysia
2009
President, AHLIA University Manama,Kingdom of Bahrain.
2009
Vice Chancellor, Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2009
The Graduate Women's , Studies Programme, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
2008
on behalf of Prof. Dr. Don Kirkpatrick, Professor Emeritus, USA
2007
on behalf of Dr. Surjit Singh, HRD Practitioner, Malaysia
2005
Former President Malaysian Institute of Human Management, Malaysia
2003
Director General, Department of Higher Education Ministry of Higher Education
Malaysia
2017
Chairman Board of Directors of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
Malaysia
2017
(Former Ambassador of Philippines to Malaysia) Assistant Secretary, Legal Affairs Department of Foreign Affairs
Philippines
2017
Vice Chancellor Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Malaysia
2017
President Sri Balaji Society
India
2017
Mr Jamil bin Rakon received the award on behalf of YBhg Tan Sri Dr Madinah Binti Mohamad
Secretary General, Ministry of Education, Malaysia
2016
Ketua Pengarah Penilaian dan Perkhidmatan Harta Jabatan Penilaian dan Perkhidmatan Harta (JPPH) Kementerian Kewangan Malaysia
Malaysia
2016
Prof. B. Parandhaman received the award on behalf of Dr. (Col.) A. Balasubramanian
Founder & President of Sri Balaji Society, INDIA
2015
Chairman, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Malaysia
2014
Group Managing Director/ Group Chief Executive, Mah Sing Group Berhad, Malaysia
2014
Managing Director, Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad, Malaysia
2014
Director General, Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Malaysia
2014
Minister Ali Saleh Abdulla received the award on behalf of Dr Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza
Minister of State for Electricity and Water Affairs Kingdom of Bahrain
2013
State Secretary, State Government of Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia
2013
Vice Chancellor, University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
2013
President, Wanita Perti Wanita Persatuan Tarbiyah Islamiyah, Indonesia
2013
Chairman Malaysian Institute of Management, Malaysia
2013
Director IV (Bureau Director), Bureau of Muslims Economics Affairs, Philippines
2013
President Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Malaysia
2012
Founder & President Sri Balaji Society, India
2012
Founder & Chairman Shiv Nadar Foundation, India
2012
State Secretary, Government of Sarawak, Malaysia
2011
Group CEO, AirAsia Berhad, Malaysia
2011
Founder, The Thiagi Group, USA
2011
Group CEO / Executive Director, Masterskill Education Group Berhad, Malaysia
2011
Minister of Works, Minister in-charge of Electricity & Water Authority, Ministry of Works. Kingdom of Bahrain
2010
Managing Director, Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2010
Chief People Officer, Gulf Air, Kingdom of Bahrain
2009
Head of Public Services & Complaints Department, MCA Headquarters, Malaysia
2009
Chief Executive Officer, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), USA
2009
Naimi Learning & Development Manager, HR Directorate, Qatar Foundation , DOHA, Qatar
2009
Founder Titian Foundation Indonesia
2008
President, Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC), Malaysia
2008
National AIDS Commission Secretary, Indonesia
2008
Co-Founder cum Deputy Chairperson, Women's Institute of Management (WIM), Malaysia
2007
Director, Sri Murugan Centre, Malaysia
2007
Entrepreneur & Executive Chairman, Nusantara Technologies Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia
2007
President, Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
2006
Executive Director Sunway Group of Companies, Malaysia
2005
Mr. Kulasekar Kulasingham receiving the award on behalf of his brother, Mr. Jeyathesan Kulasingham
Initiator, CARE, Malaysia
2004
Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia
2004
President, UNITAR, Malaysia
2003
Malaysia
2017
Malaysia
2017
MALAYSIA
2015
Managing Deputy Director in the HR Policies & Performance Department for the Royal Malaysia Police, MALAYSIA
2015
VP in the Human Capital Development for Tamkeen, BAHRAIN
2015
Deputy CEO for the Securities and Commodities Authority, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
2015
SAUDI ARABIA
2015
India
2014
Singapore
2014
Indonesia
2013
Malaysia
2013
Chairman Suguna Foods Limited, India
2012
Republic of Indonesia
2012
Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs India
2012
President AIM Alumni Association, India
2012
HR Director, PT Antam (Persero) Tbk, Indonesia
2011
Founder & Chairman, Penang Skills Development Centre, Malaysia
2011
Chief Executive, Authority for Info-communications, Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam [AITI] of Brunei Darussalam [AITI], Brunei Darussalam
2011
Director, Centre for Instructor Advance Skill Training (CIAST), Malaysia
2011
Saudi Arabia
2010
(Aditya Birla Group), India
2010
Chief Executive Officer, Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia
2010
Group Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Malaysia Bhd, Malaysia
2010
Malaysia
2010
Head, Group Human Capital, Maybank Group, Malaysia
2009
Managing Director, Paramount Airways, India
2009
Group Chief Executive Officer, Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH), Malaysia
2009
Chief Executive Officer, Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia
2008
GCH Retail (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2008
President & Chief Executive Officer, MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia
2008
Group Managing Director, The Indorama Group , India
2008
Executive Vice President Human Resources, Emirates Airline Group, United Arab Emirates
2008
Chief Executive Officer, Citibank Berhad, Malaysia
2008
President, Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
2007
Managing Director, Perodua Automotive Centre, Malaysia
2007
Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Malaysia
2007
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, UEM Group, Malaysia
2007
Mr. Eugene Lee received the award on behalf of Mr. Loh Meng See
Senior Vice-President of Human Resource, Singapore Airlines Limited, Singapore
2006
HR & Development Director, PT Wijaya Karya, Jakarta Timur, Indonesia
2006
Mr. Zeyad Kalifa Al-Binali received the award on behalf of Mr. Ebrahim K. Al Dossary
Executive Adviser to the Board / CEO, Bahrain Society for Training & Development, Kingdom of Bahrain
2006
Executive Chairman, Petroleum India International, India
2006
Human Resources Director, TNT, Indonesia
2006
Maxis Communication Berhad, Malaysia
2006
Deputy CEO, Zensar Technologies Ltd., India
2005
Mr. Nik Saifudean received the award on behalf of Mr. Shunsuke Koyama
Managing Director, Kobe Precision Technology , Malaysia
2004
Executive Vice President - HR, Affin Bank, Malaysia
2003
Founder & Chief Happiness Officer, Anphabe JSC
Vietnam
2017
Human Resources Director, Experian Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Malaysia
2017
Mrs Jisha Divakaran  received the award on behalf of Jyothi Menon
Director, Human Resources, Credit Suisse, India
2017
Professor, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Malaysia
2017
Head of Research, Entrepreneurship Education & Consultancy Unit, University Malaysia Kelantan
Malaysia
2017
Chief Human Resources Officer, Group Human Resources S P Setia Berhad
Malaysia
2017
Executive Director and CEO
Singapore Training & Development Association (STADA) Singapore
2016
Head, Human Capital Alam Flora Sdn Bhd (2012-2016) Malaysia
2016
Executive Vice President, Strategic Transformation Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad Malaysia
2016
Executive Director Pahang Skills Development Centre Malaysia
2016
Group CEO & Promoter, Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvt Ltd, India
2016
Chief Executive of the Human Resources Development Fund, MALAYSIA
2015
Director of the Civil Service Institute in the Brunei Prime Minister Office, BRUNEI
2015
Human Resources Manager for Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Operationg Co. (IRSHAD), UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
2015
Director of Human Capital Management of PT Telekomunikasi Selular, INDONESIA
2015
President of Corporate HR for the Himatsingka Group, INDIA
2015
Project Director & Exco for the International Council of Islamic Finance Educators, MALAYSIA
2015
General Manager of Human Resources, Telekom Brunei Berhad, BRUNEI
2015
Vice President for HR and TOC at Dr Reddy's Laboratories, INDIA
2015
Manager of Training Centre, ORPIC, Oman
2014
Human Resources Director, DELL Inc., Malaysia
2014
CEO & Executive Director, Eikon International Holding, UAE
2014
Chairman, TAFE Arabia, Saudi Arabia
2014
Chief Executive Officer, SEG International Berhad, Malaysia
2014
Managing Director, DOOR International, Singapore
2013
Undersecretary, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Philippines
2013
Corporate Human Capital Director, GarudaFood Group, Indonesia
2013
Chairman, Federation of AIM Alumni Associations, Indonesia
2013
Director of Human Resources & Admin, SapuraAcergy Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2013
VP HR & Services, Star Energy (Kakap) Ltd, Indonesia
2013
CEO, Motordata Research Consortium, Malaysia
2013
Corporate Director, Poliplant Group, Indonesia
2013
Managing Director, PT Multistrada Agro International, Indonesia
2013
CEO, Human Resource Development Fund, Malaysia
2013
Chief Learning Officer, Essar Group, India
2012
Senior Vice President & Head – HR, Tata Motors, India
2012
Director, Human Resources Al Ghanim Industries, Kuwait
2012
National President - Global University for Life Long Learning, India
2012
Human Resources Manager, Murphy Sarawak Oil Co Ltd, Malaysia
2011
CEO, Mega Consult, Saudi Arabia
2011
Vice President of Corporate Human Resource, MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia
2011
Chairman, The British Institute for Learning and Development, United Kingdom
2011
Vice President (Human Resource), Tenaga Nasional Berhad Malaysia
2011
National President - Global University for Life Long Learning, India
2011
Consultant, Saudi Arabia
2010
Manager – Human Resource and Administration, Petrofac, Malaysia
2010
President & Country Manager, Ericsson, Malaysia
2010
Member, Advisory Council STADA Chairman, Professional Development Committee STADA, Singapore
2010
Senior Vice President of Human Resources Division, Maxis Berhad, Malaysia
2010
Academic Director, PETRONAS Management Institute, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (PETRONAS), Malaysia
2010
Former President, National Speakers Association, USA
2010
Special Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia
2010
General Manager, Emirates Institutes for Banking & Finance, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2009
Chief Executive Officer, Arab Education and Training Group, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2009
Head of HR, GEO TV Network, Karachi, Pakistan
2009
Chief Executive Officer, Yaquby Stores, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
2009
Director of Group Human Resources, Ministry of Works, Kingdom of Bahrain
2009
Chief Human Resource Officer, Human Resources Director, Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia
2009
Director, Human Resource & Corporate Relations Unilever, Indonesia
2009
Director of Group Human Resources, Proton Holdings Berhad, Malaysia
2008
Human Resources Director, Freescale Semiconductor (M) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia and Singapore
2008
Vice President, Group Human Resources, Sime Darby Berhad, Malaysia
2008
Senior Manager, Singapore Airlines , Singapore
2007
Deputy Director, Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance, Kingdom of Bahrain
2007
Chairperson & President, Top Human Technology Ltd. China
2007
General Manager Human Capital Development, GCH Retail (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2007
CEO / Principal Consultant, Brain Dynamics Global Sdn Bhd Malaysia
2007
Puan Jamaliah Binti Wan Chik received the award on behalf of Dr. Kamal Khir
Director, Institut Bank Bank Malaysia , Malaysia
2006
Executive Director, International Centre for Leadership Finance, Malaysia
2005
Cik Ainon Marziah Wahi receiving the award on behalf of YBhg Datuk Abdul Rahim Hashim
Vice President, HR Petronas Malaysia
2004
Chief Executive, Human Resources Development Council, Malaysia
2003
Former Vice President, Institute of Training and Development, UK
2003
President YouthCorp Malaysia
Malaysia
2017
Chief Executive Officer, Sarawak Centre of Performance Excellence Sdn Bhd (SCOPE), Government of Sarawak
Malaysia
2017
Chief Executive Officer The Learning Matchmaker Sdn Bhd
Malaysia
2017
Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Qualifications Agency
Malaysia
2017
Visiting Professor University of Omar Al-Muktar
Libya
2017
Mr Hussain Ismail received the award on behalf of Dr Abdulaziz Al-Hor
Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) Qatar 
2016
Managing Director, Penang International Dental College (PIDC)
Pro Chancellor, Vinayaka Missions International University College, Malaysia
2016
Managing Director
CyberView Sdn Bhd Malaysia
2016
Chair, Leadership & People Management Department Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
2016
Managing Director Andaman Property Management Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2016
Representative Anak Mindanao Partylist, Philippines
2016
Managing Director, RC Precision Engineering Sdn Bhd, Malaysia 
2016
Executive Chairman, Sakthi Sugars Limited, India
2016
Principal Consultant, In-Source Options Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
2016
Mr. Abbas Virji received the award on behalf of Ms. Shalina Virji
Chief Executive Officer at Shalina Healthcare Group, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
2015
HR Vice President at Strides Arcolab Limited, INDIA
2015
President and CEO for Nagaraj Management Service, INDIA
2015