Check out the winners of the inaugural Malaysia Management Excellence Awards

Outstanding companies were lauded for their exceptional business practices.

With the evolving work environment and the current economic landscape, companies and business leaders must identify and address the challenges that its employees and stakeholders are facing and strive to improve their employee engagements and management initiatives.

To recognise these projects and innovations, Singapore Business Review lauds top executives and innovators at the inaugural Malaysia Management Excellence Awards. The event acknowledged trailblazing individuals and teams whose initiatives have brought tangible business gains for their company’s operations. Winners were awarded via virtual awards presentations held on the 6ᵗʰ, 8ᵗʰ and 17ᵗʰ of December. Companies also had the opportunity to share their thoughts on winning in the prestigious awards programme. 

This year’s programme was judged by an elite panel of judges consisting of Stanley Teo, Country Audit & Assurance Leader at Deloitte Malaysia; Vivien Mah, Partner, Business Consulting, ASEAN at Ernst & Young Malaysia; Ngu Heng Sing, Executive Director, Transaction Services at KPMG in Malaysia; Lou Hoe Yin, Partner, Audit & Assurance and Transactions Advisory at RSM Malaysia; Hooi Kok Mun, Senior Partner, National Audit Practice Leader at Grant Thornton Malaysia PLT; and Bonnie Tham, Executive Director & Head of People and Support at BDO Malaysia. 

Congratulations to all the winners!


Feroz Razi Ramli, Chief Executive Officer, Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
Executive of the Year - Aerospace & Defense

Satya Ganesh, Global Head, SCNXT (Innovation CoE for Lean Digital, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning and Data Analytics & Insights), Standard Chartered Bank
Executive of the Year - Banking

KL Bock, SVP Global Flash Backend Operations, Western Digital Batu Kawan
Executive of the Year - Computer Hardware

Madhuri Govilkar, Director & Managing Partner, Southeast Asia, Consus Global
Executive of the Year - Consulting

Dato' Sean H'ng Chun Hsiang, Group CEO, HNG Capital Sdn Bhd
Executive of the Year - Energy

Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, UEM Edgenta Berhad
Executive of the Year - Engineering

Datuk Chay Wai Leong, Group Managing Director, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
Executive of the Year - Financial Services

Wan Saifulrizal Wan Ismail, Chief Executive Officer, Prudential BSN Takaful Bhd
Executive of the Year - Life Insurance

Manuel Zarauza, Group Managing Director, Carsem
Executive of the Year - Manufacturing

Tobin Ng, CEO, Epost Express Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Innovator of the Year - IT Services

Esther Yap, CEO, Stellar SparX International Sdn Bhd
Innovator of the Year - Training and Development

The Deep Green Circle (DGC) Team, Boustead DCNS Naval Corporation
Team of the Year - Aerospace & Defense

Jebsen & Jessen Group Services
Team of the Year - Business Services

People Team, foodpanda Malaysia
Team of the Year - Technology

foodpanda Malaysia
Employee Engagement of the Year - Technology

Prudential BSN Takaful Bhd
COVID Management Initiative of the Year - Life Insurance

Sarawak Energy Berhad
COVID Management Initiative of the Year - Utilities

For any inquiries about upcoming awards, please contact Danica Avila at [email protected] and +65 3158 1386.

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