At this year’s HR Leaders Summit, Asia’s most prestigious event for senior HR executives, participating delegates will exchange insights and information on the most critical issues facing HR leaders today with a community of industry experts and innovators.
Joining them this year are top HR executives from internet accommodation sensation, Airbnb, global industrial product giant, MRC Global, and online transaction processing leader, Paypal.
The HR Leaders Summit is an ultra-exclusive, invitation-only conference for senior HR executives to be held at the Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa on the island of Phuket in southern Thailand on 16-18 May 2016.
“The HR Leaders Summit 2016 will present new cases and perspectives on current leadership challenges, as well as issues touching talent strategy and HR operations.” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.
“The speakers who will provide strategic guidance are accomplished and highly recognised HR heads with substantial exposure to different industries.”
The HR Leaders Summit 2016 will explore the most critical challenges, trends and issues circling HR management and human capital strategy. Among conference speakers are:
Ken Hoskin is focused on making Airbnb the “Most Loved Place to Work in the World”. As the head of Airbnb’s APAC talent, Hoskin is responsible for implementing talent programs at both local & regional level and strengthening the company culture across Asia Pacific.
Hoskin also develops systems that encourage learning and professional development. His areas of expertise are talent development and retention planning; recruitment and training; compensation and benefit strategies; global mobility; employee related legal matters and salary budget management.
Before joining Airbnb, he served as APAC chief talent officer at McCann Worldgroup and as regional talent director at Ogilvy. Hoskin has extensive experience in human resources and talent management, especially across the marketing and communications industry.
Lisa Mulligan is passionate about developing leaders and guiding them in creating an effective organisational culture.
She is currently the executive director of human resources international at MRC Global, a Fortune 500 multinational and the largest distributor of pipe, valve and fitting products and services to the energy and industrial markets.
With over 18 years of experience in human resources and organisational development, Mulligan has already worked with domestic and global listed companies operating in the retail, distribution, insurance, FMCG, port management and manufacturing industries. She has undergraduate qualifications in Applied Science and Business and Masters of Organisational Coaching.
As an HR practitioner, Lim Bee Choo has already held various senior positions in companies in different industries.
Before becoming PayPal’s head of HR for APAC, Lim worked at Hewlett Packard, Sara Lee Corporation and Standard Chartered Bank. Lim also became a member of the Singapore Management Committee between 1996 and 2004 and today she is a non-executive director on the board of Isetan Singapore.
Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Past HR Leaders Summit attendees are top HR managers from large companies such as Abbott Laboratories, American Express, ANZ, Facebook, Citibank, Hershey Company, ING, Manulife, Pepsico, Roche, Rolls-Royce, Sime Darby, Standard Chartered, Swire Pacific, Zalora and many more.
All presenters & panellists, such as Ajit Nambiar, head of compensation – international at Google, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.
To be held at the luxurious Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa on 16-18 May 2016, the HR Leaders Summit is Asia’s most senior gathering of the HR leaders who set Asia’s human capital agenda.
The three-day annual conference is a rare opportunity for top HR leaders to discuss high-level human capital strategy with genuine peers at their level.
Attendance to the HR Leaders Summit is complimentary but limited to 50 heads of HR on an invitation-only basis.