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What Makes China’s HR Market so Unique?

One of the things that makes the China HR market so unique is the sheer size of the population and therefore the workforce. The HR market is in a constant state of change and ambiguity as China’s business landscape moves rapidly into the future. In this video, ChapmanCG leaders share their views on the new talent requirements for top HR leaders in China.

For further reading, check out ChapmanCG’s Katherine Qu’s views on Matching Workforce Talent to China’s Productivity Challenge, originally published in Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management’s HR magazine.

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JoJo Jiang

Director

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JoJo Jiang

Director

JoJo is a Director with ChapmanCG and based in Shanghai. She works with the team on HR search mandates across the Greater China region.

Before joining ChapmanCG, JoJo held a corporate Talent Acquisition Role of Leadership hiring with Apple Retail in China. She entered the recruitment industry in 2011 with a focus on HR search. In the HR community, she provides consultative service with an authentic approach and builds a long-term relationship with every HR she knows from the network. Earlier in her career, JoJo gained extensive experience in business development in big MNC. She earned a Diploma in Corporate Coaching and Leadership Development from The University of Hong Kong, and she also has credentials from the International Coach Federation (ICF) as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC).

JoJo is a keen traveller who enjoys adventure sports and scuba diving. In her free time, JoJo enjoys spending quality time with her two young children.

Katherine Qu

Managing Director

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Katherine Qu

Managing Director

Katherine Qu is a Managing Director based in Singapore. Since joining ChapmanCG in 2014, she has worked with the team across APAC and around the world to identify the top HR talent across Greater China, Singapore, SEA and APAC.

Before joining us, Katherine ran her own executive search business in Beijing focusing on senior executive roles for leading Chinese companies in the consumer, healthcare and real estate industries. She has also held positions with Hudson and Charterhouse Partnership leading the Healthcare practice and HR function respectively. Katherine’s corporate experience has spanned many different sectors with global leaders such as PepsiCo, Pfizer and Lenovo.

Born in China and educated in both China and the United States, Katherine achieved her Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland. She has worked in China, Singapore and the United States and speaks both Mandarin and English fluently.

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Steve Brown

Regional Managing Director - Asia Pacific

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Steve Brown

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As the Regional Managing Director – Asia Pacific at ChapmanCG, Steve Brown finds exceptional Chief People Officer level talent (and their direct reports) for a broad range of clients including complex multinationals going through transformation and growth, to smaller and leaner organisations looking for contemporary and innovative people and culture solutions.

Steve has enjoyed an exciting and meaningful career journey of over two decades in the executive search and talent industry, having lived and worked in the UK, Australia, Singapore, mainland China, and Hong Kong SAR. He has a successful track record including delivering multiple high-profile HR searches both at C-level (group and global) and regional, across various industry sectors.

Steve is also a member of the executive committee at ChapmanCG, responsible for leading our world-class consulting team based across Asia Pacific. His team are located in mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Southeast Asia, and Australia.

Professionally, he is passionate about fostering long-term partnerships with HR influencers and CEOs to help organisations build diverse teams and inclusive workplaces, which ultimately drive innovation and high-performance.

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Private: Tracy Goh

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Private: Tracy Goh

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Tracy is a Hong Kong-based Director with ChapmanCG. Through significant in-depth research and leveraging regional and global HR contacts, she identifies HR talents across Asia Pacific for strategic HR appointments, with a spotlight on HR leadership roles across all sectors in markets including Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Malaysia and Singapore.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Tracy worked for a leading national education firm where she was responsible for client management and business development, with a strong focus on both regional and global hiring. She managed the end-to-end onboarding process of high-caliber candidates, while overseeing the consistency of corporate branding. Her passion to foster strong client relationships, combined with a focus on economics, helped to drive revenue growth across tangential markets in her previous employment.

Before relocating to Hong Kong, Tracy resided in Singapore, and she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the National University of Singapore. She is an avid traveller and has backpacked across Europe and the US, and has also visited other regions. Passion mixed with compassion aptly sums up her outlook towards life.

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