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Mid-Year Throw Back

It is hard to believe that six months of the year has gone by already. Here’s a quick look at the top insights from the ChapmanCG team so far.

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ChapmanCG Top 10 Trends for 2022

From conversations with a number of CHROs from different industries, ChapmanCG Managing Director Tim Spriggs has summarised our top 10 trends for HR functions this year.

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Building Employee Relations and Recognition

In this continuation of her conversation with Fleur Daniell, Helen Snowball shares her insights and JLL’s approach to building employee relations and recognition.

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Keeping Up with Tech: Preparing and Empowering

HR Technology is influencing the HR agenda in new ways. ChapmanCG Directors Ringo Lau and Dee Karsan look at how this is affecting HR practitioners and their talent management efforts.

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Trends Analysis in Japan: The Rise of Total Rewards

Demand for Total Rewards and Compensation & Benefits professionals is continuing to rise in Japan. Senior Director Simon Elsom looks at the impact this has for experienced practitioners in Japan.

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The Future of HR

It is Time for Rising Talent to Shine

HR is playing a pivotal role in shaping the future success of businesses, so it is a great time to be working in the HR profession. Senior Director Abby Walters looks at common themes key to moving up the ranks.
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Abby Walters

Senior Director

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Abby Walters

Senior Director

Abby is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG’s EMEA practice. She leads complex searches across the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East, and works closely with the global team to identify senior HR leadership talent across the region.

Abby has enjoyed over 20 years working in the executive search industry, based in both London and Dubai. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Abby worked with a major international search firm and a boutique legal search business, leading teams and advising clients on senior level executive assignments across Europe and the MEA region. She has an excellent reputation for her consultative approach.

Outside of work, Abby can be found buried in cookery books, preparing for half marathons and looking after her two young and very active daughters. She is an avid skier and is always looking for new travel opportunities. Abby holds a Bachelors Degree in Modern Languages (German and Italian) from University of Exeter.

Latest Articles by Abby

Diversity and Inclusion 4 July 2022

Taking a Data-Driven Approach to I,D&E

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ChapmanCG News 1 July 2022

Mid-Year Throw Back

It is hard to believe that six months of the year has gone by already.…

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Future of Work 27 June 2022

It is Time for Rising Talent to Shine

The world continues to go through turbulent times with many businesses looking to regain lost…

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HR Trends 15 June 2022

Spotlight on Europe

In this selection of focus videos our European team reflects on the impact the growth…

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ChapmanCG News 18 May 2022

Global HR Update Q2 2022

This quarter, we are seeing the global HR community heavily focused on all things Talent,…

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Future of Work 28 February 2021

Planning for Success

Working in close partnership with Ascend, the talent strategy boutique, ChapmanCG recently hosted a vibrant…

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Talent Acquisition 4 September 2020

A Perspective on Global Talent Acquisition Priorities

From the outset of the global pandemic, Talent Acquisition functions in many organisations have been…

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Culture & Business Transformation 13 June 2019

Driving Change and Evolving a Positive Company Culture

Understanding and identifying behaviours in your organisation is a first step to driving change and…

Abby Walters
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Culture & Business Transformation 1 February 2019

Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Techniques Across the Middle East

Diversity and inclusion practices in the Middle East are changing. This emerging market is constantly…

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Well-being 29 January 2019

How Can HR Leaders Integrate Work and Life?

The role of work-life balance in helping to attract new talent is creating the need…

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Dee Karsan

Director

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Dee Karsan

Director

Dee Karsan is a Director with the ChapmanCG team based in Japan. He has over six years of recruitment experience across Asia Pacific and Japan.

Prior to joining Chapman CG, Dee worked as a Senior Consultant focussing on senior-level HR searches including HR Head/Directors, HR Business Partners and Heads in specialised functional COE areas. He has worked across all industries with particular success in Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Technology.

Originally from London, Dee relocated to Japan in 2015. When he is not recruiting, he enjoys playing a variety of sports and has a strong passion for food, exploring different cuisines as well as cooking and is also a keen pool player.

Fleur Daniell

Director

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Fleur Daniell

Director

Fleur is a Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. With over 15 years of experience across the APAC and London markets, she works with the APAC team to identify high-potential HR talent and lead senior HR leadership searches across the region and globally, with particular emphasis on Singapore and Hong Kong markets.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, in Hong Kong Fleur worked for a Fortune 100 Commercial Real Estate company; specialising in the Singapore and South East Asia Professional Services sector, with particular emphasis on the Human Capital Management Consultancies, Commercial Real Estate and Legal industries.

Passionate about facilitating career development, Fleur is an advocate of the Human Resources function and its’ ability to attract, manage and develop high-calibre talent.

Originally from the UK, Fleur has worked in New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. In her spare time, Fleur loves to take part in x3-day ultra-marathons in places such as Nepal and Lijiang – when in Hong Kong you’ll find her hiking somewhere along the MacLehose Trail, playing tennis and taking a keen interest in the world of horse racing.

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Ringo Lau

Senior Director

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Ringo Lau

Senior Director

Ringo is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG based in Hong Kong. His role involves in-depth research and analysis to seek out high-calibre HR talent across the Asia Pacific region, with a particular focus on Hong Kong and North Asia. He also assists the group in the design and delivery of strategic internal projects involving process and operation development.

Before joining ChapmanCG, Ringo did several internships as a business analyst and photographer. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Organisational Analysis from the Warwick Business School, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

Outside of work, Ringo enjoys travelling, outdoor activities and photography. Prior to his move to study abroad, he was one of Hong Kong’s top competitors in athletics.

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Latest Articles by Ringo

ChapmanCG News 1 July 2022

Mid-Year Throw Back

It is hard to believe that six months of the year has gone by already.…

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Digital Transformation 1 March 2022

Keeping Up with Tech: Preparing and Empowering

The implementation of HR technology to achieve organisational goals and increase efficiency has been increasing…

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ChapmanCG News 16 February 2022

Global HR Update Q1 2022

It has been a busy start to 2022, with our HR network saying that this…

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Digital Transformation 19 November 2018

HR Transformation in the Digital Era

Digitalization has been a reality in the world of HR for years now, but it…

Ringo Lau
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Digital Transformation 20 October 2018

Digital Economy – A Game Changer for HR and Talent

At a recent ChapmanCG Leaders Roundtable we explored the digital economy as one of the…

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Talent Development 15 October 2018

What Makes an HR Leader Stand Out in China?

When multinational companies first entered China, companies looked abroad for international HR leaders to train…

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Talent Development 8 April 2018

Challenges for Hong Kong HR Leaders

Hong Kong is an interesting market with a distinctive culture that creates a unique set…

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Culture & Business Transformation 30 June 2017

HR’s Impact on Culture—And What’s Gen Y Got to Do With It?

Recently, ChapmanCG and AIA co-hosted another HR Leader Networking Section in Hong Kong. Chaired by…

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Talent Acquisition 16 June 2017

Employer Branding in China Has Gone Digital

ChapmanCG had the pleasure of bringing together around twenty senior Talent Acquisition leaders in Shanghai…

Ringo Lau
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Digital Transformation 9 November 2016

Technology, With a Purpose

Charles Bendotti, Global CHRO at Philip Morris International, David Thomas, APAC HR Head at Manulife…

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Simon Elsom

Senior Director

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Simon Elsom

Senior Director

Originally from the UK, Simon has lived in Japan for the past 25 years, having worked his entire career as both an HR practitioner and recruitment search leader. Prior to ChapmanCG, he worked for two leading recruitment firms specialising in searches across the full range of HR disciplines in mid-to-senior management level roles. He has also built leading recruitment teams having been responsible for the direct leadership, training and development of up to 40 recruitment consultants and led international business development activities. Based in Tokyo, Simon leads our ChapmanCG team in Japan.

Simon is passionate about HR and best practice selection processes and helps to match top HR practitioners with leading global organisations for the Japan and APAC markets. He has a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management & Development from The University of Manchester, and is a member of both the CIPD and SHRM. He actively participates in HR industry and networking events in Japan and has a strong network and followership within the Japan HR and business community. He has particular expertise in advising global organisations on effective recruitment strategies to help them navigate the challenges of recruiting in Japan and has assisted numerous organisations successfully enter the local market.

In 2021 Simon received the Outstanding HR & Recruitment Professional of the Year Award at the Recruit International / TALiNT International Annual Recruitment Awards.

Living with his wife and two children, in his free time Simon is a keen cyclist, enjoys running and supporting various good causes and charitable events amongst the international community in Tokyo.

Tim Spriggs

Regional Managing Director - EMEA

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Tim Spriggs

Regional Managing Director - EMEA

Tim Spriggs is Regional Managing Director, EMEA with ChapmanCG based in the UK where, as part of the executive committee, he leads the EMEA business.

Tim and his team deliver senior retained executive searches for a range of clients from global multinationals to SMEs and has a background in global HR executive search. He is particularly passionate about finding unique and exceptional talent for his clients across the region.

Prior to returning to the UK in 2017, Tim spent five years in Singapore where he was instrumental in building the China business and covered international work out of Asia. Prior to ChapmanCG, Tim worked for JD Haspel, a boutique London-based executive search firm, where he specialised in EMEA HR search assignments across multiple sectors including technology, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, financial services and natural resources.

Before moving into executive search, Tim’s passion for sport led him to his first career in sports marketing and sponsorship with Octagon. He has a BA (Hons) in American Studies from the University of Nottingham, and a CIM Diploma from the London School of Marketing.

In his spare time, Tim enjoys running and cycling in the Chilterns and is known to have the occasional swim in the Thames near his home in Henley.

Latest Articles by Tim

Diversity and Inclusion 4 July 2022

Taking a Data-Driven Approach to I,D&E

In partnership with Estée Lauder Companies

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ChapmanCG News 1 July 2022

Mid-Year Throw Back

It is hard to believe that six months of the year has gone by already.…

ChapmanCG
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HR Trends 15 June 2022

Spotlight on Europe

In this selection of focus videos our European team reflects on the impact the growth…

Tim SpriggsAbby WaltersTim Rayner
Read
ChapmanCG News 18 May 2022

Global HR Update Q2 2022

This quarter, we are seeing the global HR community heavily focused on all things Talent,…

ChapmanCG
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HR Trends 31 January 2022

ChapmanCG Top 10 Trends for 2022

From conversations with a number of CHROs from different industries, ChapmanCG Managing Director Tim Spriggs…

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Global HR Updates 28 December 2021

Top Articles of 2021

As 2021 finishes and we start to look into 2022, we reflect on some of…

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ChapmanCG News 23 December 2021

2021 – A Year of Contrasts

Steve Brown, Managing Director APAC 2021 enjoyed a remarkable rebound from the challenges of the…

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ChapmanCG News 13 December 2021

Mixing HR and Business – The New HR Leader

As HR executive search experts, we are constantly asked by clients to find HR leaders…

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ChapmanCG News 17 November 2021

Global HR Update Q4 2021

Our final Global HR Update for 2021 features the year’s hottest topics and trends for…

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Well-being 10 October 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

Well-being has taken on a renewed focus in the light of the global pandemic in…

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