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What Will Be the Biggest Disruptors for HR in the Future?

Based on our business knowledge and our conversations with HR leaders, the ChapmanCG team, including CEO Ben Davies, Senior Director Vargin Yeke, and Associate Director Andrea Merrigan, discuss the biggest disruptors on the horizon for HR. How will AI and automation, agile work and fluid teams, new research and new services help HR leaders support businesses effectively? Watch the video for more.

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Key Contributors:

Andrea Merrigan

Associate Director

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Consulting Team

Andrea Merrigan

Associate Director

Andrea Merrigan is an Associate Director with ChapmanCG and is based in Singapore. Andrea works closely with the APAC team to deliver regional searches for ChapmanCG’s major clients across a range of industries, and identifies high-calibre senior HR executive talent focusing specifically on Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Andrea was an HR recruitment specialist with Profile Search & Selection in Singapore and a Talent & OD Professional, working both in consulting and in-house.

Andrea is originally from the Republic of Ireland and has spent over seven years living and studying in New York, Hawai’i, China, Japan and Singapore. Outside of work Andrea loves to travel and dance. She is part of a salsa performance team and is passionate about Brazilian Zouk.

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Ben Davies

CEO

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Global Management

Ben Davies

CEO

Ben Davies is the CEO at ChapmanCG and is responsible for the continued expansion of the business globally.

He has played a pivotal role in driving ChapmanCG’s rapid growth across the Americas, EMEA and the Asia Pacific. Ben’s previous experience included leading senior executive search assignments for top multinationals in EMEA, North America and the Asia Pacific for ChapmanCG and prior to that, for the London office of Korn/Ferry International. His global mandate includes enhancing ChapmanCG’s ties with global client headquarters in EMEA and North America.

Ben is passionate about best practice executive search and recruitment methodologies and processes. As a result, he has a heavy focus on driving innovation internally at ChapmanCG. He also advises key clients as they build their businesses internationally, and in particular across rapid-growth and emerging markets.

Ben studied Sports Science at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has successfully completed ultra-marathons in Mongolia and Ecuador.

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Vargin Yeke

Senior Director

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Vargin Yeke

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Vargin Yeke is a Senior Director with ChapmanCG based in Singapore. He works closely with the global team to identify first class HR talent in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region, with a particular focus on HR leadership roles in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia across all sectors.

Vargin began his executive search career almost a decade ago in the UK, where he successfully led teams focused on various industries, eventually specialising in Human Resources. Originally from Istanbul, he has previously lived and worked in Turkey, the UK, Thailand and Singapore, where he covered the APAC region.

An international-level water polo player and coach, Vargin has represented his club and country in multiple competitions in Europe for over 10 years. He is now a keen triathlete and a qualified triathlon coach with multiple podium finishes across APAC. Vargin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Translation & Interpretation from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.

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