AEON VIETNAM WON THE AWARD “BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN ASIA” IN TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS

01 - 07 - 2020

On the evening of July 1, 2020, AEON Vietnam Co., Ltd. ("AEON Vietnam"), a subsidiary of Japan's leading retail group, was once again honored as one of the "Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2020” voted by HR Asia - Asia's Most Authoritative Publication for HR Professionals. This is the second consecutive year that AEON Vietnam has received this prestigious award from HR Asia.

Nominated from the list of 308 brightest enterprises in many various fields and industries, AEON Vietnam is once again honored alongside other brands such as Unilever, Heineken, ... The award is a true proof for investment strategy for developing long-term human resource, building a fair working environment, along with distinct corporate cultural values that are only available at AEON Vietnam.

[The representative of AEON Vietnam responding to the interview of HR Asia]

Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hue - HR Strategy Manager of AEON Vietnam speaking at the awards ceremony on the evening of July 1, 2020

Speaking at the award ceremony, Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hue - Director of Human Resource Strategy of AEON Vietnam said: “AEON Vietnam is honored to be the 2nd year in a row with the title "Best Companies to Work for in Asia" by HR Asia magazine. We hereby dedicate this prestigious award to nearly 4,000 AEON people who have been striving to serve, improve the daily lifestyle of customers and contribute to the development of the community during the past 7 years, and specially thanks to AEON staff for its continuous efforts during the peak period of recent Covid-19 pandemic to meet the urgent needs of customers and society. AEON staff itself is one of the core factors that make AEON Vietnam become the only foreign enterprise in the "Top 03 reputable retailers in Vietnam" in 2019. At AEON Vietnam, we are committed to bringing 03 opportunities for all employees, including opportunities for Promotion, Development and Contribution to the community. In particular, development in expertise and skills through training is the most sustainable benefit that AEON Vietnam always upholds and guarantees AEON staff.”

[Representative of AEON Vietnam receiving the award on stage]

2020 is the second year in a row that AEON Vietnam has received the “Best Companies to Work for in Asia” award from HR Asia magazine.

This year, HR Asia evaluates companies according to results from independent studies of the working environment; Employee surveys and in-depth interviews with the company's human resources leadership. In which, the employee survey is based on the employee satisfaction assessment model based on 03 factors: Core (Corporate Culture); Self (Employee Engagement); Group (Team spirit).

In all aspects, the survey scores of AEON Vietnam are higher than the industry's average. Specifically, AEON Vietnam scored 4.63 / 5, higher than the industry's average (3.6) for the content "The company values employee benefits over profit" in the group "Core - Corporate Culture". Also in this group, enterprises scored 4.72 / 5, higher than the industry's average (3.8) when employees were asked, “Does the company encourage departmental cooperation or encourage staff to rotate across departments?”. In the group "Self - Employee Engagement", the enterprise reached 4.59 / 5 points - higher than the industry's average (3.94) because the majority of employees answered “Willing to continue to work for the company in the future”. In addition, with the content "We are willing to support colleagues" in the group "Group - Team spirit", AEON Vietnam was evaluated positively by the staff and achieved 4.75 / 5 points - higher than the industry's average (4.07).

After 7 years of operation in Vietnam, in addition to constantly expanding business and contributing to socio-economic development, this Japanese retailer also focuses on building a long-term HR strategy together with business development strategy, aiming to become the best company to Work for in Vietnam's retail industry.

As of July 2020, the number of staff of AEON Vietnam is nearly 4,000 people. The company is committed to providing 03 Opportunities for all employees, including: Opportunities for Development, Promotion and Contribution to the Community. In particular, AEON Vietnam always focuses on investment, encouraging staff to develop their expertise and skills through a variety of training programs held both domestically and internationally.

AEON Vietnam regularly organizes professional and skill training programs domestically and internationally

In addition, the future expansion and expansion of this new business line promises to create thousands of career opportunities both vertically and horizontally, for all employees in the company and potential candidates. Specifically, in 2020, AEON Vietnam plans to recruit about 600 new employees to prepare for the AEON General Merchandise Stores ("GMS") - Hai Phong Le Chan nearly launched, then raising the total number of staff in Vietnam to more than 4,000. AEON Vietnam will hold a Recruitment Day with a variety of job positions for Hai Phong people in the third quarter of 2020, expected to attract thousands of candidates.

With the goal of becoming the best company to Work for in the retail industry, AEON Vietnam always strives to build an ideal working environment with development opportunities and corporate cultural values bearing AEON's own identity. In addition to promotion and development opportunities, AEON employees together with the company will improve the daily lifestyle of customers, contribute to the sustainable development of society through business activities and social responsibility activities with 03 main factors such as: Environmental Protection, Community Support and Young Generation Nurture.

AEON Vietnam employees actively participate in community activities, contribute to the development of society

Information about the "HR Asia Awards"

HR Asia Awards ("Best Companies to Work for in Asia") is a prestigious award in Asia by HR Asia - Asia's Most Authoritative Publication for HR Professionals, to honor companies with the best working environment in Asia. The awards will be held in many regions such as China, Hong Kong (China), Singapore, Taiwan (China), Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam from 2018.

In 2020 in Vietnam, the award attracted the participation of 308 companies, and a total of 66 companies were named by HR Asia at the awards night, including famous companies such as…

Information about AEON Vietnam Co. Ltd.

AEON Vietnam Co., Ltd. under AEON - Japan's leading retail group was established in 2011, investing in a variety of retail businesses and officially opening AEON mall - Tan Phu Celadon in early 2014.

With the business philosophy: "pursuing peace, respecting people and contributing to the local community with considering customers as the core value", AEON Vietnam always strives to grasp customers' tastes, anticipate new trends to meet the ever-changing needs of customers' daily lifestyles.

AEON Vietnam is doing business in the main fields of the retail industry such as: developing Shopping Malls, General Merchandise Stores, Specialty store chains, AEON ESHOP e-commerce and is expected to launching a new business field, Small and Medium Supermarket System, in the coming time.

As of May 2020, the business system of AEON Vietnam in all fields nationwide includes:

  • 03 Shopping Malls:
    • HCM City: AEON Mall Tan Phu Celadon; AEON Mall Binh Tan
    • Binh Duong: AEON Mall Binh Duong Canary
  • 02 General Merchandise Stores (GMS):
    • Hanoi City: General Merchandise Store AEON Long Bien and General Merchandise Store AEON Ha Dong
  • 24 Specialty stores nationwide, including: Glam Beautique and Wellness health and beauty stores; AEON Bicycle stores; Petemo pet care stores; Daiso single-price shops; AEON Deli Station food stores; v.v
  • AEON ESHOP E-commerce site
  • AEON Regional Distribution Center in HCM City

In addition, AEON Vietnam is expected to open General Merchandise Store AEON - Hai Phong Le Chan in the fourth quarter of 2020.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • AEON Vietnam Co., Ltd.
  • Corporate Communications & Social Responsibility Department
  • Address: No. 30 Bo Bao Tan Thang, Son Ky Ward, Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Email: phongtruyenthong@aeon.com.vn
  • Tel: (033) 217 9797