Amway India wins two prestigious awards

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Amway India wins two prestigious awards at the 9th edition of Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2018

Bags award for the ‘Best Employer Brand’ and ‘Talent Management’ organization

Amway India, the country’s largest FMCG direct selling company, has been conferred with the prestigious Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2018 in two categories – ‘Best Employer Brand’ and ‘Award for Talent Management’ at the 9th  edition of Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2018. The award ceremony was hosted by the Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress & Stars of the Industry Group, with CHRO Asia as a Strategic Partner, and endorsed by the Asian Confederation of Businesses.

 The 9th Asia’s Best Employer Brand Award 2018 witnessed a distinguished gathering of business leaders, jurists, academicians, economists and human resource consultants. An international jury comprising eminent stalwarts from the industry selected the winners from a pool of over 250 corporate houses after a rigorous evaluation process. The award was presented at a glittering ceremony held in Singapore and saw representation from across 30 countries.

Amway India wins two prestigious awards at the 9th edition of Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2018

On receiving the award, Mr. Shantanu Das, Chief Human Resource Officer, Amway India said, “At Amway, our endeavour has always been to implement best in class HR practices, and we are honoured to have won these esteemed awards. Amway has a robust talent management and development practice that creates an enabling environment to promote innovation and idea generation among employees and keep them at a competitive advantage. These awards are a reflection of our relentless efforts towards building a strong foundation of a people-centric organization and inspire us to work more devotedly. “

 The ‘Asia’s Best Employer Brand’ Awards recognize organizations and individuals across Asia who have excelled in building the employer brand.  The award is conferred to those organizations that have a robust and effective HR and people management system, contributing significantly to Talent Management, Talent Development, and Talent Innovation. The well-defined five parameters for the selection of the winners included linkage between people and business strategy, innovation in people practices, penetration of HR initiatives, the impact of people processes on business & spectrum and impact of talent management practices.

Amway India wins two prestigious awards

 In line with the changing profile of the workforce which primarily consists of millennials today and the increasing transparency catalysed by the digital era, Amway’s HR progressive policies have been focusing on the “Employee Experience”, an ecosystem that integrates three core dimensions: engagement, culture and performance management. The key focus areas to drive Amway’s people priorities include fun with work promoted by a dedicated cross-functional team ‘Sampark’ and a highly engaging wellness program called Optimal U that helps employees prioritize and give importance to health in addition to their work & personal responsibilities. In addition to this, initiatives such as supporting employees during different life stage and flexi-working option like work from home, telecommuting, parental support programs stand out. Connecting & listening to the team has been a key to the Amway’s success and forums to connect directly with CEO has also been introduced. With the focus on binding all the employees across the country is supported by a program called CONNEXT, an initiative that gives a “One Amway” experience where every quarter all employees across the affiliate connect for a Town Hall. With the core focus on Talent development initiatives, in addition to an elaborate learning charter and top talent programs, Shadow Board is another unique, real-time talent development initiative through which high potential employees, bench to critical roles and participate in the top-level meeting.  Learning Academy, a structured peer to peer knowledge sharing program, gives employees an opportunity to groom themselves for future leaders. 3rd Perspective is another initiative where eminent external speakers share their outlook and experiences on topics related to personal effectiveness to enhance employee’s ability to impact business.

Amway India wins two prestigious awards

About Amway India

Amway India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amway with headquarters located in Ada, Michigan, USA.  Amway is one of the largest Direct Selling companies in the world with presence in over 100 countries & territories.

Globally, Amway is over 59 years old, US $ 8.6 billion, manufacturer and direct seller of quality consumer goods. Amway’s innovation and industry-leading R&D has seen more than 1200 patents granted and another 500 patents pending.  Amway has nearly 1000 scientists across 75 research and development and quality assurance laboratories worldwide.

Incepted in the year 1998, Amway India completes 20 years of operations. Amway in India sells more than 140 daily use products across categories like Nutrition, Beauty, Personal Care, Home Care and Consumer durables through Amway Direct Sellers who make personal recommendations regarding the use of distinctive quality products. Amway products are widely recognized and appreciated for their quality and value. These products are backed by a money back guarantee for 100% satisfaction of use[1]. With the aim of increasing consumer outreach Amway has set up 50 Xpress Pick & Pay stores across the country.

Amway products are popular not just in India but across the world. Nutrilite is the world’s No. 1 selling vitamins and dietary supplements brand[2]. Nutrilite has established itself as a leading brand in the vitamins and dietary supplements category in India as well. Amway has signed Farhan Akhtar as the brand ambassador for the Nutrilite range in India to further promote the brand. Artistry is India’s No. 1 premium skin care brand[3]. Amway India also offers ‘Attitude’, an entry level premium skincare and cosmetics brand targeted at India youth. The product range has been developed keeping the needs of Indian consumers into consideration.

Amway India is aggressively entering newer categories. Most notably, the company launched a Weight management program called ‘W.O.W.’ (Will over Weight) which has been really appreciated by the consumers in India. Amway forayed into the consumer durables segment with the launch of a premium cookware range Amway Queen and the Energy Drink and Sports Nutrition segment (Whey Protein) with XS. Recently, Amway announced the launch of Nutrilite Traditional Herbs developed specifically for the Indian consumers.

Amway’s manufacturing facility in India is located at Nilakottai in the Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. This is Amway’s third manufacturing plant located outside of USA. The other plants are located in China and Vietnam. Amway India’s Plant in Dindigul district has achieved LEED ‘Gold’ certification by US Green Building Council (USGBC) which showcases our leadership in sustainability in the industry.

Amway India has been conferred with the ‘CSR Leadership Summit & Award’ in the category of ‘Promoting Employment for Specially-abled’. The company was recently awarded the ‘Great Place to Work 2017’ in recognition for the outstanding workplace culture, as well as the ‘Best HR practices’ in quality of life and ‘Managing Health at work’ by Times Ascent Asia-Pacific HRM Congress.

For more information, please contact

Anitha Rao, Amway India, (M) +919902008963, anitha.rao@Amway.com

Nikita Tandon, MSL India, (M) +917897848071, nikita.tandon@mslgroup.com

 

 

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