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Bat Malaysia Strengthens Reputation as Best Employer in Malaysia with yet another Award


Winning Best Employer Brand Leadership Award further cements the leading company in Malaysia as one of the best companies for talent and brand culture in the country

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Kuala Lumpur, 4 May 2018 –British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT Malaysia) added another feather on its cap for its reputation as a multi award-winning leading employer with outstanding commitment to its people when it was recognised last night by The BrandLaureate BestBrands Award 2017-2018 with the Best Employer Brand Leadership Award.

The Best Employer Brand Leadership Award is conferred to companies that recognise the importance of human capital management in building a successful brand and take great effort in ensuring that the company’s people and culture philosophy, values, policies, and initiatives are geared towards attracting the best talents and growing, nurturing and empowering them to become future leaders.

“At BAT Malaysia, we always strive to be a step ahead in creating the kind of workplace where talented and passionate people can thrive. We are proud that we continue to attract people who are ambitious, courageous, resilient and agile, ready to take on the challenge of transforming our business, and we invest in providing them with the right development, learning opportunities and support required for their career growth in an exciting and rewarding environment. This award is a great encouragement for us to keep being “best in class” in driving the people agenda” said Samanmali Chandrasiri, HR Director of BAT Malaysia.

The Best Employer Brand Leadership Award conferred by The BrandLaureate BestBrands Award 2017-2018, joins the many accolades awarded to BAT Malaysia as an employer of choice in Malaysia. Last year, the organisation was officially certified as a “Top Employer” for 2018 in Malaysia in an international certification process undertaken by the globally accredited Top Employers Institute, which recognises leading employers around the world who provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation and strive to continuously optimise employment practices. The organisations also picked up 5 awards in various categories from Asia’s biggest HR industry awards, the HR Excellence Awards, including a Gold in Excellence in Employee Engagement.


About British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad

British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad (British American Tobacco Malaysia) emerged on 3rd November 1999 from the merger of Rothmans of Pall Mall (Malaysia) Berhad and Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad. These two long established tobacco companies brought with the merger, experience and an unrivalled portfolio of highly successful international brands to create the largest tobacco company in the country.

British American Tobacco Malaysia markets high quality tobacco products designed to meet diverse consumer preferences. Its brand portfolio includes well-established international names like DUNHILL, KENT, PALL MALL and PETER STUYVESANT.

British American Tobacco Malaysia is part of the British American Tobacco group, which is the world’s most international tobacco group and the second largest stock market listed tobacco group by global market share.

For more information, please contact British American Tobacco Malaysia:

Fairuz Helmi, Head of External Affairs at 03-27208188 or Fairuz_Helmi@bat.com

Prianka Krishnamurthy, External Affairs Manager at 03-27208147 or Prianka_Krishnamurthy@bat.com