Great Place to Work® Greater China Conference and Best Companies to Work For® Awards Ceremony 2018

Great Place to Work® Greater China Conference and Best Companies to Work For® Awards Ceremony 2018

The main theme for the conference was “multigenerational workforce”, where Great Place to Work® gathered a very targeted, high level and strategic group of more than 200 people, with the participation of CEOs, Operation VPs and Regional HR director speakers, making it one of the best annual conferences regarding building Great Workplaces.

Great Place to Work®Institute organized its Conference and ‘Best Companies to Work for® in Greater China Awards Ceremony 2018’ with the invaluable support WINGs and HRoot. The event was held at the Langham Hotel, Xintiandi, Shanghai. Great Place to Work® Institute not only brought a new experience to the guests, but also helped to increase the awareness and understanding of the value of a Great Workplace in the China market while addressing how to build a solid workplace culture and all the benefits that come with it.

The conference focused on the “Multigenerational Workforce and Its Challenges”. In order to let everyone understand the establishment of workplace environment relationships between generations and management, we invited speakers from Cisco, Coca-Cola, FMC, Metathink and Mars, as well as StarMaker to address the latest trends and developments in the workplace culture, and to help people better understand how to balance the needs of different age groups.

During the event, 335 corporate CEOs, presidents, human resources directors, and human resources professionals participated in our activities.

Mr. Reid Li, Mars Wrigley Confectionery China Demand General Manager
Panel Discussion – (From left to right)Mr. Jose Bezanilla, CEO of Great Place to Work® Institute Greater China; Ms. Tracy Wu, FMC China President Business Director, General Manager; Ms. Katie Zhou, Co-Founder & Managing Director, MetaThink; Ms. Carol Liu, Vice President, Human Resources, Greater China and Korea Business Unit, The Coca-Cola Company; Mr. Fernando J. Rau, VP of Innovation, Great Place to Work.
Interactive Session – StarMaker Founder and Managing Director, Ms Teresa Norton & StarMaker Business Partner /Trainer and ConsultantSamuel Bobertz.
Ms. Hera Siu, Vice President, Cisco Systems, Inc. CEO, Cisco Greater China
Mr. Jose Bezanilla, CEO of Great Place to Work® Institute, Greater China, giving congratulatory statements to all the awardees.

Later that evening, The Awards Ceremony was held at same location. The “Best Companies to Work for®” list in Greater China is evaluated using the Trust Index© and Culture Audit© scores from participating companies. In the end, 36 multinational companies made it to the list. The awarded companies will be able to enjoy the “Best Companies to Work for®” logo for one year and will have a feature published in Bloomberg Businessweek. Mr. Jose Carlos Bezanilla, CEO of Greater China at Great Place to Work® Institute, said: “I am very happy to have more companies certified as Best Workplaces®. We have seen many companies constantly striving to improve their work environment and witnessed that different companies are building great workplaces for their employees.” In addition, Mr. Tails Mao, a Research Analyst at Great Place to Work® Greater China, released data explaining the “Companies Improved Gender Equality” issues.

The “Best Companies to Work for® Greater China in 2018” list (in alphabetical order of the company’s name):

Special Thanks


Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures that provides executive advisory and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in more than 60 countries across five continents. Through proprietary assessment tools, benchmarks and certification programs, Great Place to Work provides the expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognise outstanding workplace cultures. The Institute works with media throughout the world to select lists of Best Workplaces. In Greater China, we partner with Bloomberg Businessweek/China and South China Morning Post to publish the ‘Best Companies to Work For®’ list. In the US, we work with Fortune Magazine to publish the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For®’ list.

WINGs is a human resources industry leader with employer branding expertise and services. The company is rich in corporate contacts, media resources, expert platform, market operations, talent matching and etc. As a sister brand of REForce, a well-known mid-senior hiring recruitment firm in China, WINGs is well-versed in industry insights and recruitment. We understand the needs of corporate HR and we ensure that employers brands can be accurately understood for it to be matched with the correct talents. WINGs also have many years of experience in integrated market ing communications and is adept in efficiently combining excellent employer branding with the company s external image. WINGs also owns a comprehensive database of suppliers in the industry with the expertise to provide professional guidance and consultation. We also help companies to allocate employer branding budgets and supplier management.


and services as, a world’s professional HR management website; Human Capital Management magazine, a professional HR industrial journal in China; HRoot Institute, China’s professional membership organization for human resource manage-ment; Annual Human Resource Awards in Greater China, a high-end industrial event with authority, scale and influence; HR Service Innovation Awards, the prestigious innovation awards of human resource service industry in the world. China Human Capital Forum, a professional annual HR summit in China; CHRO DIALOGUE, the high-end human resource conference in China; in^HR, the cutting-edge human resource innovation service forum in China; and China Human Resource Service EXPO, an exhibition with large scale of the industry in the world, which attracted 32,055 visitors in 2017. HRoot also owns HRoot Human Resource News App, the app with the large number of downloads and active users, which is the human resource content recommendation engine based on big data and AI. ‘Ranking & White Paper of Best 100 Human Resource Service Brands in Greater China’ and the ‘Ranking & White Paper of Global 50 Human Resource Service Providers’, two annual reports released by HRoot are considered as the guidepost of this industry. HR-MarketWatch, the first of its kind in the world offers real-time news service, which is now a major source of competitive intelligence and monitoring platform of the industry.


Bloomberg Businessweek/China (BBWC) is a business publication with an international copyright authorized by GAPP. BBWC is jointly published and operated by Bloomberg L.P., China Commerce and Trade Press, and Modern Media Group. The magazine is produced by an experienced editorial team based in China, along with award-winning media profes-sionals at Bloomberg Media. Bloomberg’s creativity and brand influence sharpens BBWC and makes it the comprehensive business authority for business leaders of the new econo-my. Operated within China, BBWC is in tune with the social and economic trends of the country while providing readers with competitive global insights for smarter, faster and more informed business decisions. As a strong brand it also aims to be a thought leader in Chinese business and prepare readers for the future business landscape via its original ideas and bold design.Since the revised version came back to the market in 2011, BBWC has been the market leader and widely acclaimed by experts and decision-makers from various fields in China.


PR Newswire (, a Cision company, is the premier global provider of media monitoring platforms and news distribution services that marketers, corporate communicators and investor relations professionals leverage to engage key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry since 1954, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute, target and measure text and multimedia content across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world’s largest multi-channel content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organi-zations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.


The Classified Post, published every Saturday, is an English-language recruitment publi-cation in Hong Kong with a reputation for offering quality job postings. Launched in 1973, it came in a single section of the South China Morning Post following 70 years of classified advertisements published as part of the main paper. In our continuing effort to build the HR community and to draw the elite in the market, we have been holding different events and awards for both employers and jobseekers., a leading digital recruitment platform owned by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd., is the first recruitment digital platform in Hong Kong to make use of Predictive Analytics to proactively connect jobseekers with suitable employers. We connect high quality candidates with some of Hong Kong’s most successful businesses on a daily basis, and we will continue to upgrade and refine the platform to cater for Hong Kong’s recruitment needs.

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