Effective June 2019, HR leader Siew Lee Tee has joined automotive company Tan Chong Group in the role of Deputy General Manager, Group Human Resources, based in Malaysia.

In this role, she is responsible for being the human resources business partner lead for commercial as well as the head of talent acquisition for Tan Chong Group, as told exclusively to Human Resources Online.

Tee leads a team of HRBPs from the commercial business unit and serves as a key contact point between upper management, HR and business, to shape, develop and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities of business.

She said: "I will be working closely with the key stakeholders throughout the business to set a long-term strategic direction in people agenda and implementation of employee hiring and retention plans to enhance business performance and profitability."

Citing talent shortage as the number one talent concern in Asia at the moment, Tee affirmed her top priority will be on "talent hunting and pipelining" for the Group's businesses. She will focus on "constantly supplying the best talent to support the business growth".

Based at Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Kuala Lumpur, Tee will report to the General Manager, Group Human Resources.

Before coming into this role, Tee's previous role was Director, Human Resources, Sunway Malls. In this capacity, she acted as a centre of expertise, providing consultation and ensuring proper frameworks and execution of talent, culture, and HR services initiatives.

Prior to that, Tee has held various senior HR roles at Levi Strauss & Co., and ACE Group.

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