Latest talent moves at Grab, CCL, Compass

Here are some of the week's latest HR promotions and job moves from Asia Pacific.

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Madan Nagaldinne, Chief People Officer, Compass

Madan Nagaldinne has joined Compass as its first-ever Chief People Officer, where he will steer the company's Human Resources strategy and operations including staff recruiting, compensation, benefits, performance management, and learning and development.

Nagaldinne is a highly experienced HR leader. In his twenty years of experience, he drove HR strategy and function at Facebook, Amazon, and most recently Outcome Health.

"Attracting top talent, helping people experience their best possible selves at work, and empowering every employee to advance a worthy mission is the foundation of the most successful companies in the world," he said. "I'm excited by the opportunity to shape their people strategy at this formative stage in their growth."


Dr Thomas Goh, Chief Client Officer & Managing Director, Centre for Creative Leadership

Dr. Thomas Goh has beena appointed Chief Client Officer and Managing Director, Asia Pacific at the Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL).

Goh, with expertise in organizational change and transformation, will lead CCL’s efforts to accelerate the leadership development and performance of clients ranging from multi-national corporations to local companies, while also implementing an extensive research agenda.

Previously, Goh held a series of senior leadership roles as Client Services Leader, Director, Partner, and Market and Practice Leader at McKinsey, Hay Group, Gallup, Towers Perrin and Accenture, where he received multiple awards for driving business growth and knowledge contributions. He is also an experienced keynoye speaker on innovation, transformation, adaptation and agility.


Ronnie Tan, Group People Operations Business Partner, Grab

Ronnie Tan has moved to the role of Group People Operations Business Partner at Grab.

He joined Grab last year and most recently took on the role of Group Head of People and Business Partner (Engineering and R&D).

Prior to his stint at Grab, Tan was Director & Head of Human Resources at Schneider Electric, where he oversaw functions such as HR Operations, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, and Rewards.

Tan has more than 12 years of experience within the HR industry.


Meng Cheng Wee, VP Human Resources IT Division, International, Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services

Meng Cheng Wee was recently promoted to the international role of Vice-President, Human Resources, for Schneider Electric's IT division.

Previously, he served as the company's Senior HR Director for Process Automation within the Asia Pacific region from May 2013 to June 2017.

Meng is an experienced HR professional and manager, having also supported companies such as Invensys and Microsoft over his 15+ years in the HR industry.


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