: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has clinched the Malaysian Top Graduate Employer of the Year award at the annual Malaysia's Leading 100 Graduate Employers Awards.
In addition, the bank was placed first in the Banking and Financial Services category for the fourth consecutive year and won top spot for both Best Innovation on Campus for its 'Maybank Go Ahead Challenge' and Best Internship Experience.
Maybank's Top Employer of the Year award win makes it as the first financial services group ever to win the prestigious award.
In a statement Thursday, Maybank Group Chief Human Capital Officer, Nora Abd Manaf said the group's progression in the rankings over the years was a reflection of its continuous efforts in line with its people transformation programme.
"Our win is recognition of the conscious efforts we have put into transforming our people practices to provide our talents with the right capabilities to excel both personally and professionally in a conducive, high performing work environment," she said.
The bank was also voted as the runner-up for Best Management Trainee Programme in Banking and Financial Services for its Global Maybank Apprentice Programme and finalist for Best Social Media Usage.
The ranking were the results of a national vote by over 14,000 students via the annual Graduate Barometer Survey conducted by GTI Media Asia in collaboration with Tredence, Europe's leading research institute from February until September this year.