The different facets of HR leadership evolve as human resource functions and workplace dynamics undergo changes.

At the HR Leaders Summit, Asia’s most prestigious event for senior HR executives, regional heads of HR from Amcor and FRHI Hotels & Resorts will emphasise the value of transformational leadership and organisational performance.

The HR Leaders Summit is an ultra-exclusive, invitation-only conference for senior HR executives to be held at the Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa on the island of Phuket in southern Thailand on 16-18 May 2016.

“The HR Leaders Summit has been witnessing consistent interest in the latest opportunities for HR leaders and new models in talent management,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

“HR leaders from major companies in Asia will identify the skills essential for top management positions and how to address the rising needs of HR leaders and organisations.”

The HR Leaders Summit 2016 will explore the most critical challenges, trends and issues circling HR management and human capital strategy. Among conference speakers are:

Leigh Stewart’s list of accomplishments made him one of the most respected leaders in the industry. Today, as the vice president for human resources at Amcor Flexibles, Stewart handles the human resources and communication functions of the business.

His expertise in shaping business direction and operational performance strategy can be traced back to his role as the executive general manager, people, safety and environment at the global construction and mining group Leighton for their Asia, India and offshore businesses based in Hong Kong. Stewart holds a Masters in International Human Resources and a Bachelor of Law.

A leader with over 20 years of hospitality and human resources experience, Shelley Perkins is the vice president for human resources at FRHI Hotels & Resorts. She supervises all aspects of human resources for the company’s three brands in the Asia Pacific region – Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel.

Before FRHI, Perkins worked with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company as vice president for human resources and Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts as group director of human resources. Perkins has a certificate in Business/Human Resources from Central Queensland University and has completed the Executive Development Program at The Aspen Institute, Maryland.

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Past HR Leaders Summit attendees are top HR managers from large companies such as Abbott Laboratories, American Express, ANZ, Facebook, Citibank, Hershey Company, ING, Manulife, Pepsico, Roche, Rolls-Royce, Sime Darby, Standard Chartered, Swire Pacific, Zalora and many more. All presenters & panellists, such as Ajit Nambiar, head of compensation – international at Google, are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

To be held at the luxurious Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa on 16-18 May 2016, the HR Leaders Summit is Asia’s most senior gathering of the HR leaders who set Asia’s human capital agenda. The three-day annual conference is a rare opportunity for top HR leaders to discuss high-level human capital strategy with genuine peers at their level.

Attendance to the HR Leaders Summit is complimentary but limited to 50 heads of HR on an invitation-only basis. To review the topics & agenda, check out the stellar speaker list and request an invitation, visit or contact Jen Rabino on +65 6423 0329 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..