In her new role, Eng, based in Singapore, will oversee close to 6,000 employees across 18 markets, while providing the necessary resource to ensure operational excellence and drive the overall HR strategy within the APAC region. 

Schaeffler, a global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, has appointed Poo-Jiuan Eng (pictured above) as Senior Vice President of Human Resources Asia Pacific.

In her new role, Eng will oversee close to 6,000 employees across 18 markets, while providing the necessary resources to ensure operational excellence and drive the overall HR strategy within the Asia Pacific region. She will be based at Schaeffler’s regional headquarters for Asia Pacific in Singapore, the firm said in a press release on Wednesday (17 November 2021).

Eng brings to the table more than 25 years of HR regional experience in various industrial verticals, including aviation, energy, oil, and gas. Prior to her appointment at Schaeffler, she was the Regional HR Director of Baker Hughes – a New York Stock Exchange-listed energy technology company. There, she led several HR reorganisation efforts, including integrating GE Oil & Gas business with Baker Hughes and HR transformation efforts that supported the company’s business transitions.

She was also formerly the Regional HR Business Partner of GE Power, where she played an active role in implementing HR strategies to support the organisation’s strategic business growth and talent development. She was also actively involved in the enterprise’s Women’s Network and Volunteers’ organisation.

Commenting on Eng's appointment, Dharmesh Arora, Regional CEO Asia/Pacific at Schaeffler, said: "As we look to develop our talents in the region, I am excited to welcome Ms. Eng as a key member of our management team where her expertise, HR leadership, and experience would bring valuable and actionable insights in enabling our employees to contribute to Schaeffler with their full potential."

Eng added: "Schaeffler’s vibrant and diverse talent pool, coupled with its focus on long-term sustainability, are key factors in ensuring the organisation’s continued success. As Schaeffler continues to expand its efforts in diversity management, I am excited to join Schaeffler and support its business growth and development. I look forward to fostering an environment where employees can excel and achieve collaborative progress."


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