HR Talent Ladder - 13 April 2017

HRM Asia highlights some of the latest promotions and job moves in the HR industry.

Here are this week's newest HR appointments across Asia-Pacific.

If you or an industry colleague recently made a move, do reach out to us at, and we will be happy to announce your appointment.

Ronnie TanRonnie Tan, Group Head of HR Business Partners, Tech & GrabPay, Grab

Tan has been appointed the Group Head of HR Business Partners for the Technology and GrabPay division at e-hailing service Grab.

In this role, he will oversee Southeast Asia, China, India and the US.

He was previously Grab’s Group People and Business Partner for the digital and payments division.

The former director of HR at Schneider Electric says he is “passionate about leading a diverse team and partnering with leaders to make positive impact to the business by maximising the potential and performance of employees”.

Iki NgIki Ng, Acting Director, HR Operations, Human Resource Division at A*STAR - Agency for Science, Technology and Research

Ng took on the role of Acting Director for HR Operations at Singapore public sector research agency A*STAR, starting April 2017.

He first joined A*STAR in April 2015 as the Head of HR Partner, Human Resource Division.

Prior to A*STAR, he was the senior assistant director of HR at the Ministry of Trade and Industry from June 2010 to November 2012.

Before crossing over to HR, Ng was in the banking and finance sector.

Sumin AhnSumin Ahn, Senior Labour & Employment Counsel (ASEAN), General Electric 

Ahn, an Asia-Pacific regional employment lawyer, is now the senior labour and employment counsel at industrial technology organisation General Electric.

She joins from law firm Ashurst, where she was a senior associate from November 2011 to March 2017.

She completed her BA and LLB (Hons) at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. She previously practised as an employment lawyer in New Zealand.

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