To Press Releases listPetaling Jaya,May 7, 2013
True to its promise of providing GOOD FOOD, FOOD LIFE, NESTLÉ Malaysia is committed to enhance quality of life, every day, everywhere by not only providing the tastiest and healthiest food and beverages, but also promoting active living among its employees.
Branded as Wellness@Work, a comprehensive multi-faceted employee wellness programme was launched at the G Floor, Surian Tower, NESTLÉ Head Office on 7 May 2013. This programme caters for all NESTLÉ Head Office employees with the objective to empower them to take charge of their own health.
Over 250 employees, dressed in red, yellow and orange-coloured T-shirts with printed health pledges joined the launch. The event started off with a 3-minute flash mob dance by employees followed by the official launch by NESTLÉ Malaysia/Singapore Region Head, Mr. Alois Hofbauer, Head of Human Resource, Mr. Mohamad Abu Bakar and Communications Director, Mr. Khoo Kar Khoon.
“We focus on empowering our employees and we want them to have a long, healthy and happy relationship with NESTLÉ,” said Mr. Hofbauer. “All the programmes planned are FREE and fully paid for by the company. I sincerely hope that our employees will take this step to a better and healthier lifestyle,” he added.
The event continued with Ms. Cher Siew Wei (Corporate Wellness Manager) introducing the milestones of Wellness@Work programme which will start with a health screening for all Nestlé Head Office employees. This will be followed by other activities such as Holistic Stress Management workshop, Lose to Win (a 3-month long weight loss competition), Wellness Run (a running competition), weekly group exercise, a monthly Lunch n’ Learn session focusing on sharing of tips and advices on healthy eating and active living.
NESTLÉ employees were excited to join the weekly group exercise (Power Aerobics, MTV Dance and Kickboxing) after a 10-minutes demonstration by the professional trainers.
10 lucky draw winners also walked away with NESTLÉ product hampers and exercise equipments like yoga mat and toning band kit.
“Wellness@Work will be a long-term programme and we intend to make it a permanent initiative. NESTLÉ believes that Nutrition, Health and Wellness is a continuous journey – which should be instilled and practice by everyone, every day,” adds Mr. Hofbauer.