How do leading companies leverage HR's perspective and activities as they strive for business growth? Top HR heads from major companies in Asia, including Johnson Electric and NXP Semiconductors, will reveal the secrets of thriving organisations at this year’s HR Leaders Summit, Asia’s most prestigious event for senior HR executives.

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.

“Exemplary HR leaders know that with the kind of talent marketplace today, human capital management necessitates innovative yet trafficable concepts as well as conscientious decision-making,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“This is why the HR Leaders Summit 2016 consolidated industry research and expert insights to design a conference agenda that reflects the needs of many senior HR professionals and organisations.”

The HR Leaders Summit 2016 will explore the most critical challenges, trends and issues circling HR management and human capital strategy. Among the speakers of the event are:

Charles Hughley’s high-powered career track is the ultimate symbol of his credibility. As the general manager of global talent management for the Johnson Electric Group, Hughley supervises all aspects of global talent management and talent development for the organisation.

With over 20 years of public and private sector experience in human resources, strategic planning, continuous improvement, and workforce analytics, Hughley has led large domestic and international organisational redesigns, labour negotiations in the US, Brazil and Mexico, as well as M&A due diligence projects in Europe and the Americas.

Hughley holds a B.S. in Organisational Communications from Eastern Michigan University, a Master’s of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University with a focus on Information Resource Management, and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Michigan.

An accomplished senior HR leader with over 25 years experience, Joyce Foo is now the human resource director at NXP Semiconductors. Her achievements can be traced back to her time at Seagate, General Electric, Teleflex Medical and Singapore Telecommunications.

Foo’s expertise ranges from providing HR leadership for multiple mergers and acquisitions to heading integration and assimilation to organisation’s culture. She also became an entrepreneur for eight years before she led the ASEAN Talent Acquisition Centre of Excellence at General Electric.

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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. 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..