New HR appointments at ENGIE Group, Criteo and more

Here are some of this week's latest promotions and job moves within the Asia-Pacific HR scene.

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

Greg Murray, Chief HR Officer, Asia-Pacific, ENGIE Group

Energy company ENGIE Group has appointed Greg Murray as Chief HR Officer for Asia- Pacific, with effect from July 1, 2017.

Based in Bangkok, Murray will further strengthen the HR management team and spearhead talent development strategies in Asia-Pacific in line with the group’s three-year transformation process towards a decentralisation model to be more agile and closer to its customers.

With over 15 years of experience in strategic and commercial HR roles, Greg joined ENGIE Australia as Head of HR in 2015. Since then, he has been a key member of the Australia management team, playing a key role in developing and executing ENGIE Australia’s strategy and transformation.

Prior to this, Greg was in the UK as the Regional Head of Human Resources for EDF Energy, working across Nuclear, Coal, Gas and Renewables businesses.

He has also held similar HR and commercial roles with infrastructure and engineering service-based companies, including Amey Plc (Ferrovial) in the UK and Transfield Services in Australia.

Nate PhelpsNate Phelps, Director, Talent Acquisition APAC at Criteo

Nate Phelps has been promoted to the position of Director of Talent Acquisition for Asia-Pacific at digital marketing organisation Criteo, effective July 2017.

He was previously the company’s talent acquisition lead for Asia-Pacific and Japan.

As the regional leader for Criteo's talent acquisition team across Asia Pacific, his objectives are to accelerate the company’s regional growth through the delivery of best practice recruiting methodologies, enhanced talent attraction strategies and integrated talent management approaches.

Prior to Criteo, he was the talent acquisition lead for SapientNitro’s UK operations.

Phelps has over 10 years of experience in HR and talent acquisition, with extensive focus on the media, digital and technology industries across Asia Pacific and the UK.

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