Bridgestone Asia Pacific Awarded HR EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018

(October 31, Singapore) – Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (BSCAP), a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s leading rubber and tyre company, announced today that it received the ‘Excellence in HR Change Management’ Award at the HR EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018. Hosted by Human Resources magazine, Asia’s leading source of HR-related news to help senior HR professionals excel in their field, the award ceremony was held on 26th October 2018 in Singapore. The Ceremony was attended by more than 550 guests, consisting mainly of Human Resource practitioners from the Asia-Pacific region.

“We are pleased to be awarded the bronze prize for the ‘Excellence in HR Change Management’ Award in the HR EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018. This Award recognizes our HR team’s strong effort in the HR transformation journey across the China & Asia Pacific region, by transforming and digitizing our human resource platforms while proactively designing and implementing relevant market best practices that support our business strategy,” said Paul Choo, Vice President of Human Resources and CSR, BSCAP.

“People are our most important asset and the driving force behind our organization and we believe that our continuous efforts in fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment and equipping employees with the right skills will support the realization of our Vision of becoming ‘The Most Trusted Leading Brand’ in this region” he added.

The HR EXCELLENCE AWARDS has been held over the past six years with the objective of recognising 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. With 26 award categories celebrating excellence in human capital practices, the HR EXCELLENCE AWARDS is one of the region’s largest and most recognised award shows.

All entries were evaluated by an independent panel of judges comprising of eminent and senior HR practitioners from various organisations which include Microsoft Asia Pacific, Kimberly-Clark Corporation and more.

(From left to right) Aditi Sharma Kalra, Regional editor of Human Resources; Paul Choo, Vice President of Human Resources and CSR, BSCAP; Jason Loo, Manager, Corporate Communications, BSCAP

About Bridgestone Corporation:
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s leading tyre and rubber company. In addition to tyres for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.

In the Asia Pacific region, Bridgestone locates its regional headquarters in Singapore, overseeing the operations of tyre production and sales facilities, as well as supplying its products across more than 25 over countries in the region. Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. plays a key role in facilitating this large and growing market as it contributes significantly to the entire Bridgestone Group.