HR movers and shakers at DBS Bank, Amgen, and more

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

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Ying Yuan NgNg Ying Yuan, Chief Learning Officer at DBS Bank

Ng Ying Yuan is now the Chief Learning Officer at DBS Bank, where she will oversee the bank’s learning and development function, as well as leadership development strategies.

She joins DBS after almost a year at PSA International as the Senior Vice President of HR in charge of innovation and change management.

Prior to that, she spent nearly ten years in the HR function at the Singapore Economic Development Board, most recently as its Executive Director of HR and Organisational Development.

Poyee LamPoyee Lam, HR Lead for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and India at Amgen

Poyee Lam has taken on the role of HR Lead for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and India at biotechnology firm Amgen.

Lam is based in Hong Kong for this role, where she will drive the talent management strategies and activities of those territories.

She moves in her new role, after having spent just over a year as the Associate Director, Asia-Pacific Tax Talent Leader for People Advisory Services and APAC Tax Centre at EY.

She started her HR and learning and development career at KPMG in 2008, before serving in various talent management and development functions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for eight years.

Miftahuddin AminMiftahuddin Amin, Vice President of HR, PT. J&P Indonesia

Miftahuddin Amin has joined management consultancy PT. J&P Indonesia as Vice President of HR.

Amin was previously the Director of HR and General Affairs at paper manufacturer PT. TanjungEnim Lestari Pulp and Paper, where his main responsibilities included, but not limited to, HR management and development, community relations and Corporate Social Responsibility.

With over 20 years’ experience in HR and talent development, he writes that he has “very good soft competences in accomplishing assignment”, and is “result-oriented, conceptual, and adaptable”.


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