HR moves at Google and Corteva

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


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Bruna FontesBruna Fontes, Talent Acquisition, Asia-Pacific, Google

Bruna Fontes recently joined Google’s Asia-Pacific talent acquisition team, based in Singapore.

In this role, she is responsible for sourcing for sales talent for the Japan and Asia-Pacific Google Cloud team.

She joins Google from International SOS, where she spent nearly three years as a talent specialist.

During that time, she supported talent management initiatives and HR-related needs of the Medical Services business line globally, while also overseeing talent acquisition activities of that team.

Portuguese by birth, she has a degree in the Economics and Management Sciences from the University of Southampton.

Theresa EffeneyTheresa Effeney, Asia-Pacific HR Director, Corteva

Theresa Effeney is now the Asia-Pacific HR Director at US food production company Corteva.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Effeney will oversee all talent management strategies for the region.

Prior to this role, she was the Asia-Pacific Talent Management and Leadership Development Manager at chemicals company Dupont, where she was accountable for the development and delivery of the talent management strategy of the region.

Effeney has over 18 years’ experience in HR, having started as a HR Generalist at CA Technologies. 

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