Asia's Best Workplaces 2019

Great Place to Work® is proud to release its 5th annual list of the Best Workplaces in Asia. Great Place to Work® has identified the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asia and the Middle East regions through publishing the annual Best Workplaces in Asia for the year 2019. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:

  1. 25 Best Multinational Organizations
  2. 25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia 2019 (501+ Employees)
  3. 25 Best Small & Medium Workplace in Asia 2019 (20-500 Employees)

To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in one of these countries (Greater China, India, Japan, South Korea, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates) represented on the list and meet our minimum quantitative threshold on the Trust Index© survey. Please note that the ranking of Asia 2019 is based on the India assessment conducted in FY 2017-18 and the assessment for FY 2018-19 will be considered for Asia 2020 ranking.

More than 1,200 organizations were eligible to be considered for the honors this year. We are delighted that the companies in India have a great representation among the best workplaces in the Asia region and are committed to building a Great Place to Work FOR ALL.

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25 Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia 2019

RankCompany nameIndustryNo. of Employees GloballyWebsite
1DHL
DHL Express (Greater China)
DHL-Sinotrans International Air Courier Ltd. (Greater China)
Blue Dart Express - DHL (India)
DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd.(India)
DHL Supply Chain India Pvt Ltd(India)
DHL Japan, Inc.(Japan)
DHL Korea Ltd. (South Korea)
DHL (Keells) Pvt. Ltd (Sri Lanka)
Dalsey, Hillblom and Lynn - DHL KSA (Saudi Arabia)
DHL Express (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
DHL (UAE)
Transportation / Package & Freight transport500000www.dhl.com
2Cisco
Cisco (Greater China)
Cisco Systems Korea Ltd. (South Korea)
Cisco (Singapore)
Cisco (UAE)
Information Technology73711www.cisco.com
3Hilton Worldwide
Hilton (Greater China)
Hilton (India)
Hilton Worldwide, Inc. (Saudi Arabia)
Hilton (UAE)
Hospitality / Hotel / Resort161000www.hiltonworldwide.com
4SAP SE
SAP (China) Co., Ltd.(Greater China)
SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. (India)
SAP Japan Co., Ltd.(Japan)
SAP Korea (South Korea)
SAP Asia Pte Ltd (Singapore)
Information Technology87100www.sap.com
5Mars, Inc
Mars (Greater China)
Mars Japan Limited, Royal Canin Japon(Japan)
Mars Korea INC. (Korea)
Manufacturing & Production80000www.mars.com
6InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group (India) Pvt. Ltd. (India)
InterContinental Hotels Group (Saudi Arabia)
Hospitality / Hotel / Resort8000www.ihgplc.com
7Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew Medical (Shanghai) Limited. (Greater China)
Smith & Nephew (UAE)
Manufacturing & Production15000www.smith-nephew.com
8Roche
Roche Diagnostics (Shanghai) Limited (Greater China)
Roche Korea Pharmaceuticals (South Korea)
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals94442www.roche.com
9Salesforce
Salesforce.com (India)
salesforce.com Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
Salesforce (Singapore)
Information Technology27000www.salesforce.com
10American Express
American Express India (India)
American Express (Japan)
Financial Services & Insurance 54000www.americanexpress.com
11Hays
Hays (Greater China)
Hays Specialist Recruitment Pte Ltd (Singapore)
Professional Services9640www.hays.com
12Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt India Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. (India)
Hyatt (UAE)
Hospitality / Hotel / Resort100000www.hyatt.com
13Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems India Pvt Ltd (India)
Adobe Systems Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Information Technology17960www.adobe.com
14PayPal
Paypal (Greater China)
PayPal India Pvt. Ltd. (India)
Information Technology18000www.paypal.com
15Cadence Design Systems Inc
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Greater China)
Cadence Design Systems - India (India)
Cadence Korea Ltd. (South Korea)
Information Technology7248www.cadence.com
16Meltwater
Meltwater (Greater China)
Meltwater Japan K.K. (Japan)
Media2000www.meltwater.com
17FedEx
FedEx Express (India)
Mountain Hawk Express (Pvt) Ltd (Sri Lanka)
FedEx Express (UAE)
Transportation400000www.fedex.com
18Kantar
Kantar Health(Greater China)
Kantar Worldpanel (Greater China)
Kantar's Global Delivery Centre (India)
Professional Services23000www.kantar.com
19EY
EY (Greater China)
Ernst & Young, India (India)
Ernst&Young Hanyoung (South Korea)
Professional Services247570www.ey.com
20Landmark Group
Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd (India)
Splash (UAE)
Iconic (UAE)
Retail55000www.landmarkgroup.com
21Kronos
Kronos (Greater China)
Kronos Inc (India)
Information Technology5251www.kronos.in
22S.C. Johnson
S.C. Johnson Products Pvt. Ltd. (India)
S.C. JOHNSON Korea Inc. (South Korea)
Manufacturing & Production13000www.scjohnson.com
23SAS
SAS Institute (India) Pvt. Ltd (India)
SAS Research and Development Pvt. Ltd (India)
SAS Institute Japan Ltd. (Japan)
SAS Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia)
Information Technology14175www.sas.com
24Philips
Signify Innovations (India)
Philips (UAE)
Electronics33000www.philips.co.in
25Mastercard
Mastercard (Greater China)
Mastercard (Singapore)
Information Technology13400www.mastercard.com

25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia 2019 (501+ Employees)

RankCompany nameIndustryNumber of employeesWebsite
1THE OneRetail / Specialty515www.theone.com
2SHINHAN CARD CO., LTD.Financial Services & Insurance / Banking/Credit  Services2768www.shinhancard.com
3KOREA SOUTH-EAST POWER Corp.Construction, Infrastructure & Real Estate / Infrastructure2468www.koenergy.kr
4Godrej Consumer Products Limited
(India)
Manufacturing & Production2543www.godrejcp.com
5Plan・Do・See Inc.Hospitality1500www.plandosee.co.jp
6Music Broadcast Ltd.
(India)
Media734www.radiocity.in
7Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors
(India)
Manufacturing & Production10185www.mahindra.com/farm-equipment
8Indus Towers Limited
(India)
Telecommunications2494www.industowers.com
9Bajaj Finance Limited
(India)
Financial Services & Insurance13072www.bajajfinserv.in
10BUSAN BANKFinancial Services & Insurance / Banking/Credit  Services3564www.busanbank.co.kr
11Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.
(India)
Financial Services & Insurance18380www.mahindrafinance.com
12Korea Airports CorporationSocial Services and Government Agencies2183www.airport.co.kr
13Value Management Co., Ltd.Professional Services 884https://www.vmc.co.jp/
14Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd.
(India)
Retail5053www.barbequenation.com
15Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water)Social Services and Government Agencies5348www.kwater.or.kr
16Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
(India)
Financial Services & Insurance10758www.ujjivansfb.in
17Nord Anglia Education (India)Education & Training1468www.peoplecombine.com
18Apparel GroupRetail9872www.appareluae.com
19NTPC Limited
(India)
Manufacturing & Production20593www.ntpc.co.in
20Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd.
(India)
Financial Services & Insurance14755www.bfil.co.in
21Marico Limited
(India)
Manufacturing & Production1460www.marico.com
22DISCO CorporationManufacturing & Production3688www.disco.co.jp
23Capital Market AuthorityFinancial Services & Insurance715www.cma.org.sa
24Diesel and Motor Engineering PLCIndustrial services1700www.dimolanka.com
25HNB Grameen Finance LimitedFinancial Services & Insurance / Banking/Credit Services1720www.hnbgrameen.lk

25 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Asia 2019 (20-500 Employees)

RankCompany nameIndustryNumber of employeesWebsite
1HuluInformation Technology / Internet Service Provider186www.hulu.com
2Royal Plaza on ScottsHospitality330http://www.royalplaza.com.sg/
3SplunkInformation Technology / Storage/Data Management186www.splunk.com
4GALTON VOYSEYRetail / Specialty20www.galtonvoysey.com
5Atrae,Inc.Media50www.atrae.co.jp
6InMobi Information Technology (Shanghai) Co., LimitedMedia / Online Internet Services88www.inmobi.com
7Korea Forestry Promotion InstituteSocial Services and Government Agencies248www.kofpi.or.kr
899X TechnologyInformation Technology / Software176www.99xtechnology.com
9Hyosarang Family HospitalHealth Care / Hospital292www.jhsarang.co.kr
10Tata Communications (Hong Kong) LtdTelecommunciations59www.tatatelecommunications.com
11Katalyst GroupConstruction, Infrastructure & Real Estate20www.katalystgroup.net
12Shalom International Movers Pte LtdTransportation / Package & Freight transport96www.shalom.com.sg
13Piramal Finance Ltd.
(India)
Financial Services & Insurance111www.piramalfinance.com
14Alkhabeer Capital CompanyFinancial Services & Insurance / Investments80www.alkhabeer.com
15Leminar Airconditioning CompanyIndustrial Services427www.leminargroup.com
16Danube HomeRetail247www.danubehome.com
17Cybozu, Inc.Information Technology474www.cybozu.co.jp
18Expack Corrugated Cartons (Pvt) Ltd.Manufacturing & Production / Pulp, paper and paper products262www.expack.lk
19Softlogic Restaurants (Pvt) LtdHospitality / Food and Beverage Service420www.softlogic.lk
20Oxford College of Business (Pvt) LtdEducation & Training58www.ocbsrilanka.edu.lk
21Al-Dabbagh Group Holding CompanyFinancial Services & Insurance / Investments28ww.aldabbagh.com
22and factory,incInformation Technology66www.andfactory.co.jp
23Kinan International Real Estate Development Company Construction, Infrastructure & Real Estate / Property Management93www.kinan.com.sa
24GRIT Inc.Education & Training82https://www.progrit.co.jp/
25Equitas Development Initiatives Trust
(India)
Non-profit and Charity Organisations403www.equitascsr.in

View the report here for more details.

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Professional Excellence

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