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Sustainable succession planning

Due to the demands brought about by emerging business models, unpredictable markets, technological revolution and economic shifts, filling key business leadership business positions within an organisation now requires flexibility, creativity and innovation.

At the HR Leaders Summit, Asia’s most prestigious event for senior HR executives, HR leaders and talent management specialists will examine the fundamentals of the succession management process.

“Nurturing potential leaders is not just about eradicating uncertainty but also ensuring productivity and consistency,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“This is why participating CHROs at the HR Leaders Summit 2016 can expect new perspectives and practical strategies at the HR Leaders Summit.”

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 case study presentation entitled “Building a sustainable succession planning strategy and talent growth plan” will offer techniques on how to remove succession planning roadblocks to get ahead of the curve. The discussion will differentiate high potential and high performance and ways to identify the best employee fit for a leadership role.

Another highlight is developing talent through a mix of personal learning, mentorship, training programs, and practical experience.

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The HR Leaders Summit 2015 looked into career development as an integral part of business as well as the success factors that can position career development as an employee benefit.

Other key points were the importance of workforce planning model and its relevance to talent management strategy and determining talent capability that is critical to organisation transformation.

This year, the keynote sessions and interactive discussions at the HR Leaders Summit will go beyond conventional approaches in replacement planning, talent assessment, and alignment of development initiatives with business growth.

There will also be exchanges of information and ideas on how to create a solid advancement blueprint that highlights behavioural competencies, knowledge, and work attitude.

Other leading companies represented on the HR Leaders Summit 2016 agenda are Amcor Flexibles, FHRI Hotels & Resorts, Johnson Electric, McCann WorldGroup, NXP Semiconductors, and many more.

All presenters & panellists, such as Adrian Ole, regional HR director for Asia at International SOS, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

Past HR Leaders Summit attendees are top regional 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 and Zalora.

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. To review the topics & agenda, check out the stellar speaker list and request an invitation, visit or contact Jenilyn Rabino on +65 6423 0329 or

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