HR appointments at Sony Electronics, Abbott, and more

Here are the latest HR promotions and job moves from across the region.

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Imre VadaszImre Vadasz, Vice President HR, Europe, Sony Electronics

Imre Vadasz has taken on a new portfolio at Sony as the Vice President of HR for its Electronics division in Europe.

Vadasz is now based in the UK.

He was previously the Regional HR Director for Sony Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA), where he headed the function based in Singapore.

In that role, which he held for five and a half years, he reorganised the AMEA operation to align resources with business priorities and deliver cost reduction targets, and started a regional leadership progamme to develop a pipeline of purpose-driven leaders.

Md Hisham B SaatMd Hisham B Saat, Talent Acquisition Manager for Asia, Middle East and Africa at Lenzing Group

Md Hisham B Saat recently joined chemicals company Lenzing Group as its Talent Acquisition Manager for Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Hisham will support the Austrian organisation’s talent acquisition pipeline in this position.

He joins from Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he was a senior recruiter for almost four years.

He has over 12 years’ experience as a recruitment expert, having held roles across a wide range of companies, including Robert Walters, IBM, Manpower Group, and Randstad.

Priya PrakashPriya Prakash, Regional Talent Acquisition Manager, Asia-Pacific, Abbott

Priya Prakash has taken on the role of Regional Talent Acquisition Manager at pharmaceutical company Abbott.

In this role, Prakash is responsible for the company’s recruitment needs for Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and Japan.

Prakash is a specialist headhunter, working on mid to senior roles for sales, marketing, IT and engineering. She has 10 years of recruitment experience in various industries.

Before joining Abbott, she worked with Randstad as an executive search consultant working on mid to senior management roles. Her focus was on manufacturing, engineering, healthcare, life sciences, shipping and logistic, banking and IT.

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