Schaeffler appoints Eng Poo-Jiuan as Senior Vice President of Human Resources Asia Pacific

 

  • Ms. Eng Poo-Jiuan joins Schaeffler as Senior Vice President of Human Resource Asia Pacific, bringing over 25 years of regional experience across various industry verticals

Schaeffler, a leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, announced the appointment of Ms. Poo-Jiuan Eng as Senior Vice President of Human Resources Asia Pacific.

In her new role, Ms. Eng will oversee close to 6000 employees across 18 markets while providing the necessary resource to ensure operational excellence and drive the overall HR strategy within the Asia Pacific region. She will also be based at Schaeffler’s regional headquarters for Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Leader in transformation

Ms. Eng brings more than 25 years of Human Resources 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 reorganization 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 organization’s strategic business growth and talent development. She was also actively involved in the enterprise’s Women’s Network and Volunteers’ organization.

“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,” Mr. Dharmesh Arora, Regional CEO Asia / Pacific at Schaeffler, said.

Diversity as a factor for success

Ms. Eng’s appointment comes as Schaeffler Asia Pacific continues to strengthen its diversity management strategy and employee engagement in the region. The organization recently introduced its Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) council to provide the necessary structures in anchoring diversity management over the long term.

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

Testament to its efforts towards talent development and engagement, Schaeffler was awarded the silver award for Excellence in Employee Engagement at the HR Excellence Awards 2021 and was shortlisted as a finalist in the Most People-Focused CEO category.