Monday, October 21, 2019

DISCERNING A SENSE OF HUMAN TOUCH AT LEE KUM KEE

As a globally renowned enterprise with 131 years of glorious history, Lee Kum Kee offers over 200 choices of top quality sauces and condiments selling well across 100 countries and regions worldwide. Having over 5,800 employees around the globe, Lee Kum Kee considers our employees as the most valuable asset and continues to strive for being one of the best companies to work for in Asia.

Substantiating our core values of “Pragmatism”, “Integrity”, “Constant Entrepreneurship”, “Si Li Ji Ren” (Considering Others’ Interests), “Benefitting the Community” and “Sharing Fruits of Success”, Lee Kum Kee has soared high and achieved tremendously over the years. With the unwavering efforts of all employees across our five global production bases in Hong Kong, Xinhui and Huangpu, China, as well as Malaysia and the United States, the Group is set to excel beyond dreams.

CREATING A HAPPY WORKPLACE

Lee Kum Kee firmly believes that attracting, motivating, and retaining talents are crucial to bring business success. To do so, we harness effective people management strategies and offer sound compensation and an extensive range of staff benefits, such as insurance, medical coverage, maternity leave and paternity leave, coupled with other family-friendly leave arrangements.

The Group strives hard to cultivate a caring workplace that fully engages our employees by promoting the “Tri-Balance” concept, which encompasses the elements of health, family and career. Various clubs have been set up for our employees from different functions to connect with each other easily, such as Dragon Boat Team, Recreation Club, Rolling Team, Photography Club, Food Committee and Volunteer Committee. We arrange multifarious activities for our employees, including health seminars and assessments, annual dinners, competitions, interest groups, and birthday parties. To integrate our employees’ work and family life, we have introduced family-friendly policies and family members of our employees are also involved in some of the activities and competitions.

The Group endeavours to make the office a second home with a great sense of human touch. All employees enjoy free lunch with a specially designed weekly menu that utilises Lee Kum Kee’s quality sauces at our staff canteen at the headquarters in Hong Kong. The Group provides all employees with complimentary shuttle bus services, which widely cover major residential areas across Hong Kong.

We understand that employees are indeed the best brand ambassadors. To share festive joy with families and friends, each employee receives a gift pack filled with Lee Kum Kee products on major Chinese festivals. They also enjoy staff discounts on purchasing a wide range of Lee Kum Kee products.

In manifestation of our core values of “Benefitting the Community” and “Sharing Fruits of Success”, our Lee Kum Kee Global Volunteer Team organizes versatile activities on a regular basis to encourage employees across the world to give back to their communities and contribute towards meaningful causes.

DELIVERING EFFECTIVE EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION WITH TRANSPARENCY

Lee Kum Kee attaches great importance to employee communication, encouraging all employees to actively offer constructive feedback for the betterment of the Group. \We foster transparent and effective communication through various internal channels such as employee engagement surveys, mass communication for top management and employees, Intranet updates as well as corporate publications. To help new employees gain a thorough understanding of the Group’s businesses and instil the corporate culture in them, we have designed a comprehensive corporate orientation program, which includes a two-day corporate culture trip to our largest production base in Xinhui.

NURTURING AND RECOGNIZING TALENTS

Talent is one of the key driving forces behind the success of Lee Kum Kee’s businesses. The Group offers substantial learning and development opportunities and sponsorship scheme to support employees as they grow professionally along their career path.

The Group is committed to growing the younger generation. We offer Management Trainee Program to recruit high-calibre graduates from leading universities. During the 12-month comprehensive program, all trainees received coaching by top management teams and opportunities for overseas job attachment as well as participating in international corporate events to equip themselves with functional knowledge and personal effectiveness for future career development.
Lee Kum Kee also organizes various individual and team award programs to recognize and celebrate outstanding performances and significant achievements of our employees.

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF PEOPLE EXCELLENCE

Mr. Derek Wu, Executive Vice President – Global Human Resources, perceived that being named one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Asia – Hong Kong” for the third consecutive year and “Best Companies to Work for in Asia – China” for the second consecutive year is a great recognition for Lee Kum Kee’s consistent efforts on people strategies and talent management. The awards serve as a testament to our employees’ ongoing commitment in exemplifying our unique corporate culture and demonstrates how they live by our core values every day. The Company has also received other employer branding awards in recognition of its excellence in employee engagement, corporate culture, talent management, recruitment and sound work environment.

Lee Kum Kee will continue to offer products of premium quality in pursuit of sustained development and constant breakthroughs while treasuring and grooming our most pivotal asset — Talents to Excel through Innovation beyond Millenniums.

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