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Johnson Electric and Sanofi unravel talent mobility issues

Competing for international talent has become a high-risk, high-reward route for companies today because it requires overcoming a myriad of economic realities and organisational processes on top of changing talent needs.

Senior HR executives from Johnson Electric and Sanofi will disentangle the issues surrounding staff mobility and expatriate management at this year’s Workforce Mobility Interactive.

Taking place in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in February 2016, Workforce Mobility Interactive 2016 is an exclusive invitation-only conference open to director and VP-level HR professionals and mobility specialists from global and multinational companies.

“Global talent mobility necessitates understanding what drives people to move and developing strategies that will meet their demands while beating the existing odds, such as compliance and competition,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“Workforce Mobility Interactive is gathering mobility experts and top-notch industry names to help their peers create the ideal plot for staff mobility and expatriate management.”

Now in its second year, Workforce Mobility Interactive will focus on the key areas of staff mobility and expatriate management research into the HR community has found to represent the most pressing issues for HR professionals in Asia. Among the speakers of the event are:

Andrew Arnold’s 20 years of Asia-based experience in crafting total rewards programs makes him one of the sought-after thought leaders in the region.

As the current general manager for compensation and benefits at Johnson Electric, Arnold is responsible for total rewards for over 30,000 employees in 20 countries around the world, including Johnson Electric's growing mobility programme. Arnold used to be the senior rewards and executive compensation consultant for Hay Group.

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Strategy development is proven to be one of the key strengths of Andrew Ng, Sanofi’s human resources director for Singapore, Malaysia & Brunei.

Ng possesses more than 21 years of local and regional experience across the full spectrum of human resources in Asia Pacific.

Ng is also a certified executive coach, certified NLP practitioner, certified training facilitator and also a certified career development & performance coach. Ng’s professional background was built through his exposure to diverse industries, from manufacturing, banking, retail, engineering and pharmaceutical.

His expertise includes managing and strengthening the HR infrastructure, initiating and implementing HR solutions and strategies, as well as spearheading organisation development activities.

Other companies represented on the Workforce Mobility Interactive 2016 agenda are Daimler, Dell, General Electric, Mastercard, Mondelez, Siemens and Unilever and many more.

All presenters & panellists, such as Caroline Thorley-Farrer, regional head of mobility Asia Pacific at British American Tobacco, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

To be held in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in February 2016, Workforce Mobility Interactive is Asia’s only regional conference on staff mobility and expatriate management strategy.

Attendance to the one-day annual event is strictly by invitation only with invitations reserved for senior in-house HR professionals. Attendance is capped at 100 delegates.

Workforce Mobility Interactive 2016 focuses on the most pressing issues pertinent to mobility and expatriate management such as international compensation & benefits, global talent management, return on investment, and regulatory compliance as well as risks and opportunities in dealing with an evolving intergenerational and diverse global workforce.

To get a global and pan-Asian regional view of staff mobility and expatriate management strategy, do not miss Workforce Mobility Interactive 2016.

Human Resources’ “Interactive-style” conference format is a unique blend of case study presentations, panel discussions and roundtable discussions in which delegates work through five topic areas in a single day – an experience described by attendees as eight hours of intense peer learning.

Senior HR managers and mobility specialists interested in participating in Workforce Mobility Interactive can visit the event website www.workforcemobility.asia or call the following members of the Human Resources magazine team:

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