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Here are this week's latest HR appointments from across the region.

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Patria HyndmanPatria Hyndman, Vice President of HR, Asia & Oceania at DFS Group Limited

Patria Hyndman has moved into the role of Vice President of HR at luxury retailer DFS Group, where she will oversee the Asia-Pacific region.

This is an expansion of her previous role as Vice President of HR for Southeast Asia at the group.

Hyndman has spent almost 20 years at DFS. She first joined the company in New Zealand as a Store Administrator in 1999, before progressing steadily up the ranks.

Hyndman is an HR professional and business partner with over 15 years’ experience in human capital management. She is experienced in all areas of HR, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, learning and developing, succession planning, employee relations/engagement, organisational development and Industrial relations.

Mona Abu BakarMona Abu Bakar, HR Functional Lead, ERP Oracle Project Team at UEM Group Berhad

Mona Abu Bakar has taken on a new portfolio at Malaysian engineering group UEM Group.

She began her new role as the HR Functional Lead of the Enterprise Resources Planning Oracle Project team at the start of this year.

Bakar was previously UEM Group’s Head of Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition for two years.

Possessing over 10 years’ HR experience, she has also been with companies like CIMB Group and PwC Malaysia.

Bandoro Rangga DewantoBandoro Rangga Dewanto, Section Manager - Compensation & Benefits and HR Business Partner for Headquarters, Bridgestone

Bandoro Rangga Dewanto, now the Compensation and Benefits Section Manager and concurrently HR Business Partner at Bridgestone Indonesia, is in charge of managing rewards for the company’s 3,500 employees and HR service delivery for its headquarters.

Prior to his current position, Rangga spent over ten years in various other industries, including: e-commerce (Lazada Indonesia), banking (Maybank Indonesia, formerly known as BII) and HR consultancy (Mercer Indonesia and Singapore). 

Rangga currently holds a Master degree in Business Economy from The University of Leuven, Belgium.

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