Aon and Sasin announce 12 Best Employers in Thailand for 2018

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BANGKOK, Presidentpost.id – Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions, and Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, have named twelve organisations as Best Employers in Thailand for 2018.

Aon Best Employers Thailand achieved engagement scores of 86%, compared to a market average of 62%.  On an average, they also scored 23 points higher than market average across the other Best Employer indices of employer brand, effective leadership, and high-performance culture.

In a dynamic economic environment, Best Employers inspire their employees with a compelling vision. 89% of employees in Best Employer organisations agree that their senior leadership provides them a clear direction for the future (24 points higher than market average).

In addition, Best Employers have a total rewards strategy in place that focuses not just on pay but learning and career development opportunities as well. 79% of Best Employer employees feel that they receive appropriate recognition for their contributions (25 points higher than market average).

American Express Company, was also recognised as Aon Best Employer Asia Pacific for 2018, after being named Aon Best Employer 2018 in Malaysia and Singapore earlier.  InterContinental Hotels Group Marriott International Thailand, and Marriott Vacation Club were named Aon Best Employer 2018 through the Global programme.

Dr. Adisak Chandprapalert, Country Leader, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Thailand said:

“In a disruptive business landscape with a discerning workforce, Best Employers are agile and focus on reduced time-to market. They are supported by agile HR practices that fuel collaboration, regular reflection, and rapid course correction, creating a difficult to replicate competitive advantage.”

Panuwat Benrohman, Managing Director and Partner, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon Thailand, said: “Rapid digitalisation and increasing number of millennials require companies to work different and transform both the customer experience and employee experience to achieve the goals of Workforce 4.0. Best Employers invest in continuous dialogue with their employees and act on feedback quickly. In addition, they leverage digital technology, data-driven insights, and analytics to assess and select talent that is the ‘right-fit’ for their organisations.”

Assoc. Prof. Siriyupa Roongrerngsuke, Ph.D., Deputy Director of Academic Affairs, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, said: “When organisations have high engagement levels, employees say good things about working there, strive harder in their jobs, and stay for the long term, driving business performance. The Aon Best Employers programme gives Thai companies a clear view of where they stand in the market when it comes to engaging their staff. With access to data and insights, they can make better people decisions that achieve organisational goals while meeting employee expectations.”

About Aon Best Employers Programme

Aon Best Employers is a flagship programme, designed to improve employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, employer brand, and culture to drive high performance. It is the most credible and comprehensive study of its kind in Asia Pacific and Middle East. The study leverages on Aon’s professional 3-tier assessment tools and includes participants from a variety of industries–including finance, F&B, hospitality, pharmaceutical, and more. Now in its 18th year, the Aon Best Employers programme runs across 10 markets in the region: Australia, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Middle East, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.

About Aon

Aon plc (NYSE: AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.(MOR/TPP)