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How Google, Maybank and PwC are winning the war for talent

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Recruitment Asia, the only regional recruitment and talent acquisition strategy conference in Asia, has confirmed the HR profession’s most respected recruitment experts to share their challenges and best practices when fighting the war for talent. HR leaders from respected employers, Google, Maybank and PWC are the latest professionals to join Recruitment Asia’s stellar speaker list.

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

“Gathering over 200 HR leaders in one room to exchange insights, experience, and knowledge on talent acquisition can bring powerful results,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“This year’s speakers at Recruitment Asia are highly accomplished individuals who have made a huge impact on their respective organisations.”

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 Google’s head of talent and outreach programmes, Daniel Wasik, manages the company’s campus and university outreach activities while supervising a team of more than 40 recruiters and university specialists. Wasik is Google’s de-facto APAC staffing leader as well as the company’s recruitment and industry programmes leader. Before Wasik joined Google, he worked for seven years in Cisco leading recruitment strategy across all jobs functions within the organisation. He also led recruiters responsible for delivery across APAC and EMEA.

Nora Abd Manaf is known for her world-class leadership skills which led to her inclusion in the global HR 50 world top 50 human resources professionals list in 2013. Manaf, Maybank’s group chief human capital officer, is in charge of leading the bank’s people transformation programme. She is also actively engaged in Malaysia’s financial and business employers’ circles in roles which include chairman of the Malayan Commercial Banks’ Association, chairman of the Human Resource Management and Development Group under the sponsorship of IBBM and Bank Negara Malaysia, and vice-president and council member of the Malaysian Employers Federation.

With over 20 years of HR experience, Salika Suksuwan is passionate about talent diversity, employer branding, and developing an agile workforce. Her current role as PwC’s human capital leader involves leading a team of energetic HR professionals. As a diversity advocate, she works closely with different HR leaders to help increase the participation rate of women in the workforce. Suksuwan has also become part of various HR projects and initiatives, with assignments in Singapore, Jakarta and Bangkok while working in professional services firms and in the financial services sector.

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 and 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 leading recruitment and retention discussion.

Senior HR professionals and recruitment specialists who do not want to be left behind about the latest recruiting strategies and issues can visit the event website. 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:

Hong Kong HR Masterclass Series: 19th June 2020 Data Analytics for HR
Become a true strategic partner to the business by leveraging data and analytics to make strategic talent decisions.
Register now here

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