Schaeffler, the leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, announced the appointment of Poo-Jiuan Eng 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 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.
Eng’s appointment comes as Schaeffler Asia Pacific continues to strengthen its diversity management strategy and employee engagement in the region. Speaking on her appointmemnt, Dharmesh Arora, Regional CEO Asia / Pacific at Schaeffler, said, “As we look to develop our talents in the region, I am excited to welcome 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.”
Prior to her appointment at Schaeffler, she was the Regional HR Director of Baker Hughes – a New York Stock Exchange-listed energy technology company. She was also formerly the Regional HR Business Partner of GE Power. She was also actively involved in GE Power’s Women’s Network and Volunteers’ organization.
Commenting on her appointment, Eng is looking “forward to fostering an environment where employees can excel and achieve collaborative progress.” She added that, “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.”
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.