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Stellar speaker list at Talent Management Asia 2018 revealed


In an ever-changing business landscape, how does HR recruit, retain and develop high calibre talent pool? To answer this and more, top HR executives from major organisations in Asia will convene and determine key principles and practices that can form a roadmap to strengthen talent management strategy in today’s environment.

Talent Management Asia, the region’s premier human capital strategy conference, is a two-day conference happening on 21-22 March in Malaysia, 27-28 March in Singapore, 02 April in the Philippines, and 25-26 April in Hong Kong.

“Talent Management Asia 2018 will address a wide range of issues that affect HR particularly those who lead talent recruitment and development efforts,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine. “Bringing together renowned leaders and experienced practitioners from diverse organisations means fostering new methods, fresh insights, and the standards the growing HR community should observe.”

This year, Talent Management Asia 2018 will facilitate dissemination of knowledge and exchange of ideas that explore challenges and perspectives on talent management as a key element in business strategy. Some of the topics are the role of HR in building a smart nation, talent acquisition trends, employer branding, and the use of performance management systems. Among the speakers who will discuss these topics are:

Widely renowned leadership speaker and HR guru Arthur Carmazzi carries 25 years of experience in applying psychological approaches to leadership and corporate culture transformation. He developed the CBCI (Colored Brain Communication Inventory) and HDMA Emotional profiling tools used for "Psycho-Productivity" management as well as the CCEE (Corporate Culture Evolution Evaluation), instruments that havebeen used in various HR and leadership disciplines to bring greater efficiency of human capital. Carmazzi is part of the world's top 10 thought-leaders in both leadership and organizational Culture categories by Global Gurus.

Multinational company Henkel has witnessed the growth, excellence, and starry milestones of Thomas Holenia in his 20 years of international experience. Before joining Henkel in 1996, Holenia worked in sales and business management for the construction industry in Italy and Austria. Today, he is the president of Henkel Singapore and is responsible for overseeing the company’s businesses and operations locally since February 2016. Concurrently, Holenia is the managing director of Henkel’s global supply chain hub in Singapore.

With top generalist human resources and management development roles under his belt, Alastair Procter continues excelling in leadership and innovation as the global chief human resources officer at IPG Mediabrands. He graduated with an MA in French and Spanish from Saint Andrews University, Scotland. He has worked with top organisations, including Radisson SAS, Inter- Continental, PolyGram, later to become Universal Music Group. He also performed an OD project-management role for Barclays’ UK Retail Bank, and was promoted twice within two years, ending his stint as head of HR for not only Barclays’ UK Contact Centres, but also their home finance and general insurance businesses.

Check out the speaking faculty for the regional series in Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.

Past delegates of Talent Management Asia featured Fortune 500 companies and major employers across the region, such as CapitaLand, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Fox International, MasterCard, Mitsubishi, Singapore Airlines, Standard & Poor’s, The Nielsen Company, and Unilever. All presenters & panellists were director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

To be held in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore, Talent Management Asia remains to be the region’s most credible conference on talent management and human capital strategy. The two-day annual event is focused on best practices and cutting-edge solutions for HR, features an agenda filled with case studies and global thought leadership, and attracts a large audience of senior HR generalists and specialists as well as and CEOs, CFOs and COOs closely involved in their companies’ HR strategy.

Talent Management Asia 2018 will explore the areas crucial to human capital strategy, including talent acquisition, employee engagement, staff retention, performance management, professional development, leadership management, succession planning, HR technology, diversity and inclusion, employer branding and many more.

To get a global and Pan-Asian regional view of talent management, don’t miss Talent Management Asia. Visit the event website to check out the stellar speaker list and reserve your seat: www.talentmanagement.asia.

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