Beam Suntory named top HR team

Beam Suntory has made this year's Human Resources Director Asia Top HR Teams list

Online PR News – 27-September-2019 – Singapore – Beam Suntory has been selected in the Human Resources Director Asia Top HR Teams list, recognising the companies and organisations that have proven to be the most agile, bold and forward-thinking teams in the region.

Earlier this year, HRD opened entries for its annual Top HR Teams report to showcase the region's most innovative leaders. This innovation is seen in the adoption of new technology, HR service delivery, change management, and HR mainstays like diversity & inclusion and learning & development. "The employers listed on HRD's Top HR Teams list are pushing the envelope of HR best practice for the rest of the industry to follow," said Justin Kennedy, the APAC managing director at Key Media, publisher of HRD Asia.

Speaking to Human Resources Director about their accomplishment in the Asia Pacific, Beam Suntory's rapid expansion into China and Korea became a success thanks to the efforts of the HR team, which played a pivotal role in its people transformation agenda.

"A regional network of HR and talent leaders - spanning Singapore, Oceania and India - paved the way for their counterparts in the new markets to lay down the foundation of the business locally. Unlike most multinational companies who employ local HR teams only after recruiting 50 to 100 employees, Beam Suntory set out to hire HR leaders in the new markets first before building a team from the ground up. These local leaders shared the company's vision from the onset, working seamlessly with colleagues across Asia Pacific. Beam Suntory is proof that modern HR practice is transformational - not transactional. No longer confined to their own silo, HR teams thrive as a strategic and collaborative business partner."

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