Posted on: Saturday 27 October, 2012 7:18
|Gemalto Wins Asian Human Capital Award 2012
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security announces having won the prestigious Asian Human Capital Award 2012. The award honors innovative and impactful people practices adopted by organizations with a presence in Asia. Gemalto was recognized for the company’s human capital strategy of Sustainable Innovation Leadership. It is the first time that a European company wins the award.
This Sustainable Innovation Leadership awardpraises Gemalto’s key Human Resource practices that emphasize promotion from within, structure talent maturity through its “3 Axis Mobility” approach which allows employees to move across geographies, functions and business units, grow managers as humanistic developers, encourage employee development and foster a culture of innovation. In addition, Gemalto’s senior management was pointed out for being strongly involved in the shaping of the company’s Human Resource practices and in employee development.
“‘People’ is one of Gemalto’s three core values1“ said Olivier Piou, Chief Executive Officer of Gemalto. “We believe our people are the core of our Company’s success, and our commitment to our employees gives Gemalto the competitive advantage to excel now and in the future. No company has ever failed for having grown too many talents!”
In Asia, Gemalto has developed 17 programs specifically to address the region’s uniqueness and culture, in addition to the company-wide corporate programs around the world.
“Being recognized by the Asian Human Capital Award for Gemalto’s innovative human capital strategy of Sustainable Innovation Leadership is most encouraging” added Tan Teck Lee, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer and Asia President of Gemalto.“On top of Gemalto’s global programs, our 17 Asian programs for leadership development, recognition and innovation enable employees to develop local and global careers. We are building a strong workforce and are pleased to be able to attract the top talent in the region.”
The Asian Human Capital Award is jointly sponsored by INSEAD, CNBC Asia, the Singapore Ministry of Manpower and the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI). This year’s award was picked from 10 final nominees shortlisted out of 63 companies.
1Gemalto’s core values: People: We value their diversity, encourage teamwork and conduct ourselves with integrity. Customers:We put their needs at the center of all we do, develop partnerships and exceed their expectations Innovation:We continually develop valuable new ideas and creative approaches to business and technology challenges