Sime Darby Berhad collaborates with Workday to transform HR processes ahead of future expansion plans

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DigitalCFO Newsroom | 1 September 2021

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.

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Workday, a global leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that it has been selected by Sime Darby Berhad to streamline and transform Asia Pacific’s leading trading player’s Human Resources processes to better support the company’s regional growth strategy and plans, and accelerate its digital transformation journey. The new HR transformation project, which is also aimed at improving employee experience, is expected to be completed by mid-2023.

Headquartered in Malaysia, Sime Darby Berhad currently has operations in 18 countries across the Asia Pacific region and a workforce of approximately 20,000 employees.

Roselaini Faiz, Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Sime Darby Berhad said, “Sime Darby Berhad is excited to embark on this journey to revitalize our human capital systems with a phased approach that strives for greater employee experience. Sime Darby believes a positively engaged workforce boosts productivity, reduces turnover, strengthens internal company culture and increases customer satisfaction. Our collaboration with Workday aspires to streamline and harmonize our human resource processes to leverage on analytics and to actively involve employees in achieving organizational goals. Our aim at the end of this journey is to connect with and leverage on our 20,000 strong employees across 18 countries and to accommodate future expansion plans, in our efforts to meet the Group’s aspirations.“

Sandeep Sharma, President of Asia, Workday said, “We are delighted to be partnering Sime Darby Berhad to transform the company’s HR processes and help strengthen its position for future growth. In a fast-changing world, business leaders must get the most value out of their data to address challenges and be prepared to seize new opportunities. Having a single source for all your people data and insights can empower everyone in the organization to make more agile, informed decisions, and create an enabling experience for employees – and in doing so, bring your business and workforce into the future.”

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About Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.