Kuala Lumpur, 10 December 2021 – IDS Medical Systems Group (“idsMED” or “the Company”), a leading medical supply-chain solutions company in Malaysia was recently awarded the coveted “Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021” by HR Asia (Malaysia Chapter). idsMED also emerged as one of the finalists for the HR Excellence Awards 2021 under the Excellence in Covid-19 Response category.
HR Asia is Asia’s leading publication for senior HR professionals that recognises companies that demonstrate high levels of employee engagement and excellent workplace culture. 43 winners for Asia’s most iconic human resources award were handpicked based on the submissions received from 270 companies in Malaysia.
Throughout this trying period, idsMED focused on proactive measures and initiatives to lessen the impact of the pandemic on its employees by fostering a positive work environment. Various engagements and events were also conducted to support and motivate employees. As a result of its collective efforts, idsMED successfully reduced employee turnover from 34% in 2018 to 15% in 2021 and sustained a larger workforce.
The HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards is an annual recognition programme that recognises organisations across Asia for workplace excellence and employee engagement. Covering 11 markets, including Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea, and the Philippines, the winners of this award were selected via a stringent employee engagement survey administered by HR Asia.
About idsMED Malaysia
The IDS Medical Systems Group ("idsMED Group") is a leading medical supply chain solutions company in Asia. It has an extensive Asia Pacific distribution network with access to over 10,000 healthcare institutions and represents over 200 global medical brands in equipment and medical consumables. These include GE Healthcare, Philips, Maquet, Trumpf, Hill-Rom, Hamilton, Biosensors, Biotronik Smiths Medical, Teleflex, Ansell and others. idsMED has a workforce of 1,200 employees including 600 highly experienced field medical and sales specialists and over 200 professional bio-medical engineers providing installation and maintenance services. The idsMED Group is a member of Fung Investments. For more information, visit www.idsmed.com
idsMED’s in-house brand, the RespoKare Anti-viral Mask, is the first and only USA FDA-approved face mask, known for its capacity to kill 99.99% of coronavirus and measles under 1 minute and destroys 99.99% of 15 types of flu viruses under 5 minutes, including avian flu, swine flu, equine flu, and many more. (https://t2m.io/RespokareUSAFDA_Registration
| MDA Registration Number GMD47677826618A).
About the HR Asia Awards
The HR Asia Award recognises organisations across Asia for workplace excellence and employee engagement. Covering 11 markets, including Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea, and the Philippines, the winners of this award were selected via a stringent employee engagement survey administered by HR Asia.
The official Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony will be held on the 16th of December 2021 at the One World Hotel.