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Behind the hiring success of Maxis and McCann

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World-class companies Maxis and McCann Worldgroup have joined speaker list of Recruitment Asia, the region’s biggest and most comprehensive conference dedicated to recruitment and talent acquisition strategy. Leading companies’ recruitment leaders and head of talent acquisition will help solve recruitment riddles affecting talent processes sharing their respective recruitment solutions and human capital strategies.

Recruitment Asia 2016 is a two-day conference happening in Singapore on 1-2 November and on 15-16 November in Kuala Lumpur.

“Recruitment Asia is known for its in-depth discussions and powerful presentations as well as its internationally-acclaimed speakers,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine. “The gathering of high-ranking HR professionals and recruiting experts makes Recruitment Asia one of the most credible HR events in the region.”

Recruitment Asia 2016 will discuss the latest sourcing strategies, retention programmes, impact of technological integration, and employer branding essentials. Imparting their experiences in these fields are some of the most trusted HR practitioners in Asia:

As Maxis’ head of recruitment, Joann Low oversees the telco’s recruitment activities, including transformation projects in hiring and understanding business needs for talent matching. She also heads employer branding strategy and HR analytics.

Prior to joining Maxis, Low was part of AirAsia’s group talent resourcing at the airline’s people department, senior regional consultant at HRnet Performance Consulting, and assistant manager for human resources at DPO International.

Jean-Michel Wu’s objective as the chief talent officer of McCann WorldGroup is to establish the company as the advertising agency of choice among top talent across the industry.

Wu carries 20 years of talent acquisition experience, with consulting and managerial responsibility within the human resources and executive search industries. His previous roles included regional talent resources director at Ogilvy & Mather and regional consultant for Transearch and Nicholson International.

Past Recruitment Asia participants are senior HR leaders from major employers in the region, such as Petronas, Maybank, L’Oréal, Shell, Unilever, and Weir Group. All presenters & panellists, such as Anuradha Katyal, HR Director, SEA at Scania South East Asia, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

Held in Malaysia and Singapore in November, Recruitment Asia is the region’s most comprehensive discussion recruitment and retention.

Senior HR professionals and recruitment specialists who do not want to be left behind about the latest recruiting strategies and issues can visit For more information, please contact:

For Malaysia:
– Adrian Ray, Tel: +65 6423 0329, Email:
– Renamel Torres, Tel: +65 6423 0329, Email:

For Singapore:
– Che Fantonial, Tel: +65 6423 0329, Email:
– Hema Siranjeevi, Tel: +65 6423 0329, Email:

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