OMD Singapore, Advertising and Media
Chloe is involved in the business management, product development and people culture of OMD Singapore.
A maverick, Chloe’s experience goes beyond traditional media planning to include media consultancy, integrated communications planning, research and creative services responsibilities.
Before settling back into a Singapore focused role at OMD, Chloe worked both in China as the business lead on P&G and in Singapore in a regional capacity for many B2B clients.
Chloe is also an active member of the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Singapore, better known as the 4As and is currently the Chairperson for Talent Development for the industry.
As a mother of two growing kids, Chloe believes in fostering better work-life integration as part of a strong talent development and retention programme, and hope to build a more sustainable talent pool that is highly adaptable and resilient in the robust and fast-changing advertising industry.
Head, Global Executive Recruitment
Schneider Electric SEA HQ Pte Ltd, Energy Management
Joan Soong has more than 2o years of experience in executive recruitment spanning both the search industry and corporate recruitment. Today, she leads Schneider Electric’s global executive recruitment team, partnering with business and HR leaders to deliver end-to-end executive recruiting talent solutions. Her team engages in understanding business goals and priorities and delivering bespoke sourcing strategies, talent qualification and assessments to hire successful executives for Schneider Electric. She was previously the Asia Pacific executive recruitment director for Dell Global B.V. Before Dell, she worked in the human capital practice for Arthur Anderson Business Consulting where she managed HR consulting projects in addition to leading the Singapore executive search practice.
Friesland Campina, FMCG
Christine is a senior executive with deep experience in FMCG in Asia. She spent 25 years at Procter & Gamble, one of the world’s biggest FMCG companies, where she had overall profit & loss responsibility across countries, covering both developed and developing markets in multiple categories (beauty, health, household care, many others). Currently, she is a part-time Managing Director at Friesland Campina Asia, one of the world’s largest dairy companies, handling strategy and new businesses. She is also a member of the Board of PhilDev, which aims to help eradicate poverty in the Philippines through education and entrepreneurship.
Christine is also passionate about helping children with autism. She is a founder/ director of Applied Behaviour Consultants (ABC) Center in Asia. This is part of the global network of the USA-based Applied Behaviours Consultants Inc., which has helped children with autism in 4 continents over the last 30 years.