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Asia Human Resources Council

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The Asia-Pacific Human Resources Council is composed of senior executives responsible for human resources in the Asia-Pacific region. Members exchange insights and best practices regarding how to manage regional human resources issues in the context of today's global business environment. The council holds its meetings in various Asian cities, including such locales as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Bangkok. Members also receive research reports, economics and business information, and participate in regular surveys and information exchanges on human resources issues affecting their companies and the region. Founded in 1997.

Requirements for Membership:

Members must be the senior executive responsible for human resources management for their company’s business in Asia-Pacific. Candidates must be employed by companies that are members of The Conference Board and that are qualified for Council representation under the board’s policy governing such eligibility.

Partial List of Represented Companies

3M Asia Pacific, American Express International, Ayala Corporation, BOC Gases, CEMEX Asia, CLP Power, Federal Express, General Motors Asia Pacific, IBM World Trade Asia, Kimberly-Clark MTR Corporation, National Australia Bank, PepsiCo Beverages International, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Singapore Technologies

Program Director/Council Director

Cynthia Tan

Cynthia Tan

Program Director, Asia Human Resources Council
The Conference Board
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Why join the Asia-Pacific Human Resources Council?

Building a wide and trusted HR network from different industries enables the growth of creativity and problem-solving capability, and challenges our own strategies and thoughts. In addition, it helps in building professional and moral support among team members.

Christine Wong, Vice President, Human Resources, Hong Kong Disneyland 


I am amazed at the wealth of experience and wisdom amongst members. We have open and honest conversations around pain points, challenges and learnings for lift- and-adapt. The cross-industry and geography networking has broadened my perspectives.

Adele Dai, HR VP, PepsiCo APAC Region

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