Tengku Zafrul bags TalentCorp’s Life at Work 2019 award


FINANCE Minister and former CIMB Group chief executive officer Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz (picture) emerged as the winner of TalentCorp’s Life at Work 2019 award for the CEO category for Malaysian organisation.

As for the international organisation, Annemarieke De Haan of Unilever Malaysia secured the award while for the public sector organisation and small and medium organisation, Azaddin Ngah Tasir from Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit and Noor Mohd Helmi Nong Hadzmi from IX Telecom bagged the award.

Organised annually by the Ministry of Human Resources through its agency, TalentCorp Malaysia Bhd and in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, the Life at Work awards aim to promote greater workplace diversity and inclusion for the future of work in Malaysia.

Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan said flexible working could actually help businesses raise their productivity in the new environment created by COVID-19.

“Through the jobs and skills development opportunities created by the National Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA), the government remains focused on cushioning the impact of the pandemic on the jobless and vulnerable workers, including the nation’s youth,” he said in a statement today.

Meanwhile, the other winners during the award ceremony which was announced via video include the CIMB Group for best Malaysian organisation, Daythree Business Services Sdn Bhd (best new entrant) and Eco World (best leadership team).

Details on the winning practices and to view the full list of Life at Work 2019 Awards winners and participating companies can be obtained at www.lifeatwork.my.