Malaysia Airlines Wins ‘Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards 2022’ and ‘In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2021’
KLIA, 17 June 2022: Malaysia Airlines successfully attained two new accolades, having been conferred the ‘Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards 2022’ by the World HRD Congress and the ‘In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2021’ by the In-House Community (IHC).
“I am truly proud of the Malaysia Aviation Group’s success in achieving these sought-after awards. Armed with our six core beliefs, which include ‘People is Our True North’, ‘Customer is Our Centre of Gravity’, and Digital is Our Universe’, we continuously innovate and deliver value to our customers and stakeholders. Having been recognized for our strong commitment to these beliefs, we are undoubtedly aligned with our long-term business plan.
We will continue to drive the growth of employees at all levels of the organisation, by equipping them with the skills and knowledge to emerge as leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators that are the foundation of the future-ready workforce of MAG. The recognition of these awards is indeed duly deserved by the respective teams,” commented Captain Izham Ismail, Group Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Aviation Group.
Winners of the Best Employer Brand Award are benchmarked against several research studies conducted across thousands of Human Resource (HR) professionals and organisations in over 133 countries. The selection criteria are based on how organisations successfully leverage their employer branding strategies and communications in attracting talent, retaining talent, and developing talent including management of its retention policy.
This award recognises top organisations across Malaysia who have led the way in building their organisations to be future-ready, driven by exemplary performance in translating and combining HR strategy with the business, and effectively used communications for HR Development in their respective industries.
In the same vein, Malaysia Airlines’ Group Legal department won the ‘Counsels of the Year Awards 2021’ for the In-House Industry - Aviation Category organised by IHC. IHC is a mutually supportive community of in-house legal and compliance professionals, with a publication reaching 30,000 professionals across Asia and the Middle East.
Group Legal emerged as the winning entity alongside 51 successful finalists, shortlisted from a total of 160 nominees – an achievement that is attributed to the success of its Legal Counsels’ development of their own automated contracting process and digitalising its workflow in under six months. Furthermore, the Legal Counsels played a key role in successfully concluding Malaysia Aviation Group’s (parent of Malaysia Airlines) financial restructuring exercise within a record four and a half months.
Owing to the success of the restructuring, Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), was awarded the ‘Restructuring Deal of the Year’ award at the recent Airline Economics’ The Aviation 100 Deals of the Year Awards 2022 in May.