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Sands China Wins Three HRoot Awards

Best HR Center of Excellence in Greater China  

Best HR Shared Service Center in Greater China  

Best HR Teams in Greater China  


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Macao, September 17, 2019) – Sands China Ltd. has won three awards in the HRoot Awards 2019, for its innovative talent development and management initiatives: Best HR Center of Excellence in Greater China 2019, Best HR Shared Service Center in Greater China 2019 and Best HR Teams in Greater China 2019.


The HRoot Awards is the most highly-regarded HR industry award ceremony in the Greater China region. Past award recipients all feature in the world’s top 500 enterprises.


Sands China’s recognition this year was based on its various accomplishments in each award category.


For the Best HR Center of Excellence in Greater China 2019 award, the company demonstrated its dedication to mapping out an expansive human resources plan in line with corporate sustainability; keeping close track of the ever-changing market and utilising the latest technologies and tools of human resource management; and its optimisation of human resource strategies with a focus on team member growth and the Because We Care shared service culture.


In the Best HR Shared Service Center in Greater China 2019 category, Sands China helped raise the efficiency of the company’s human resources department; showed devotion to elevating team members’ capacities; and succeeded in meeting team members’ demands for professional development and promoting the company’s overall development, in cooperation with human resource business partners and as a human resource centre of excellence.


As one of the Best HR Teams in Greater China 2019, Sands China has been providing an exceptional employee experience for its team members; paying attention to team members’ all-round development and optimising of its talent development system to help team members advance in the industry; and building up a distinguished employer brand in the community.


It is the third time for Sands China’s human resource department to receive the Best HR Teams in Greater China award, having won the award in 2016 and 2018 as well for its proactive approach to embracing digital thinking, for building unique company culture and for its dedication to improving its human resource team’s working efficiency.


This year’s awards were announced at HRoot’s China Human Capital Forum 2019, where Patrick Wu, director of human resources for Venetian Macau Limited, was invited to speak at an executive panel discussion on the topic of Evolutionary Leadership in an Era of Disruption. Wu is a 2018 winner of the Best HR Leaders in Greater China award.


Sands China’s other human resources accolades have included the Gold Award for Best Recruitment Innovation by a Corporate HR Team and the Silver Award for Best Candidate Experience by a Corporate HR Team in Human Resources Magazine’s ASIA Recruitment Awards 2017; the Best Recruitment Project award and the Best Employee Experience Award for the Because We Care Team Member Awards in the 2017 Employer Branding Creativity Awards in Greater China; and the Best Employer award for The Venetian Macao and the Outstanding Contribution Award to Human Resources award for Conrad Macao, Cotai Central in the 2013 VeryEast Human Resources Summit in Hangzhou, China.


Sands China is committed to developing a well-trained workforce, and offers a variety of horizontal and vertical mobility opportunities to its team members through internal promotions and integrated resort career development programmes. The company is also dedicated to the training and professional development of Macao locals, with the aim of contributing to Macao’s growth as a world centre of tourism and leisure. To that end, the company delivered 1.7 million training hours to team members and Macao locals in 2018 alone. A total of 6,200 participants graduated from Sands China’s talent development initiatives in 2018-2019, with over 700 representatives attending the company’s Diversified Local Talent Graduation Ceremony for the Sands China Academy on September 11, 2019.


The company’s human resources vision includes a significant investment in talent development. Various programmes have been launched to nurture and develop team members, covering areas such as continuing education, vocational training, professional certification, and advanced training in integrated resort operations and service, among others.



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Sands China Ltd. is the winner of three awards in the HRoot Awards 2019: Best HR Center of Excellence in Greater China 2019, Best HR Shared Service Center in Greater China 2019 and Best HR Teams in Greater China 2019. The company was recognised by HRoot for the third year for its innovative talent development and management initiatives.



Photo caption:
This year’s awards were announced at HRoot’s China Human Capital Forum 2019, where Patrick Wu (right), director of human resources for Venetian Macau Limited, was invited to speak at an executive panel discussion on the topic of Evolutionary Leadership in an Era of Disruption. Wu is a 2018 winner of the Best HR Leaders in Greater China award.