6 November, 2020 – In their fourth consecutive year, the Myanmar Employer Awards 2020 continue on a mission to recognize and celebrate outstanding efforts and achievements in employer excellence and people management best practices. After a first shortlisting round, finalists were selected by an independent panel of judges based on their accomplishments in strategy, execution and results in HR best practices.

The fourth edition of the Myanmar Employer Awards attracted over 90 applications and 27 were the Finalist Companies across 7 HR Category Awards and 2 Special Recognition Awards.

“We are very pleased with the number of applications this year, considering everything that has been going on with the pandemic. All HR departments have been working tirelessly especially during these times and therefore participants in the 2020 MEA deserve double the recognition. Our mission remains to raise awareness and standards in HR best practices in Myanmar and it’s gratifying to see so many companies participating each year and being up for the challenge. A special thank you to our main sponsor Yoma Bank and verifying partner Deloitte”
The following is the list of Finalists, listed alphabetically, which will advance to the final round of judging:
International Finalist Companies

  • British American Tobacco
  • Carlsberg
  • Coca Cola
  • Heineken Myanmar
  • International SOS Myanmar
  • JFE MERANTI Myanmar
  • Maersk Myanmar
  • Mascon International Business Services
  • Medicare Health & Beauty
  • Myanmar DHL
  • Nestle
  • Ooredoo Myanmar
  • Prudential Myanmar Life Insurance
  • RJE Myanmar
  • YellowStone Myanmar

Local Finalist Companies

  • Ayer Shwe Wah Group of Companies
  • BayDar Co.
  • Dream Job Myanmar
  • Global Technology Group
  • Grand Royal Group
  • KBZ MS General Insurance
  • Mandalar Hospital
  • Myanmar Brewery
  • Myat Taw Win Hospital
  • Panellist Business Services
  • Synapse Original
  • Talent Experts

A mixed panel of 24 local and international judges with extensive experience across varying industries and countries will converge for the Final Judging Day on 10 November for a final round of judging that will determine the Official Winners of the 2020 Myanmar Employer Awards.

As the appointed 2020 Official Verifying partner, Deloitte Myanmar will ensure fairness and transparency throughout the judging process, including ensuring that no judge can vote for a competitor or any company they have been employed by in the last 36 months. The Best of the Best Award will be presented to the company with the highest overall score, calculated on the total number of awards won by each company.

Aiming to recognize the best employers in the country and to raise standards in HR best practices, the Myanmar Employer Awards has received extensive support its sponsors: Main Sponsor – Yoma Bank, Official Verifying Partner – Deloitte, Platinum Sponsors – the British School Yangon and Dai-ichi Life Insurance Myanmar Ltd., and Gold Sponsors – Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages Myanmar Limited (CCPBM) and Global Technology Group. The Awards Program also received extensive support from its Chamber Partners – CCI France Myanmar, the British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar, the Australia-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce, the Italy-Myanmar Business Association, the American Chamber of Commerce, and the India-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce, and its Official Media Partners – The Myanmar Times and The Strait Times Myanmar Edition.


We would like to thank all our amazing Sponsors and Partners for their unwavering support for their commitment to employer excellence and talent management, and for making the 2020 Myanmar Employer Awards a huge success.

(web link: Now in their fourth year, the Myanmar Employer Awards promote advances and excellence across HR and human capital management. By celebrating companies in Myanmar who are committed to providing an enriching work environment for their employees, the MEA comes together once a year to establish benchmarks in industry and mark the progress that continues to be made year after year. Each December, the Myanmar Employer Awards along with its esteemed panel of judges looks forward to receiving the applications and assessing the health and development of the HR industry in Myanmar.

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