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14 January 2020 – Julian Taylor, Head of Crisis Management, Asia, Aon
Insurance Asia News
It’s no secret that Hong Kong has seen widespread physical and financial damage to property and business due to arson and vandalism with insurance claims reaching more than...[Read more]
2 August 2019 – Na Boon Chong, Managing Director and Partner, Human Capital Solutions, Southeast Asia, Aon
The Business Times, Singapore
Rising regulatory pressures and increased scrutiny by investors and consumers alike are forcing companies to re-examine what they stand for and how their values translate into actions that benefit society beyond the boardroom. How executives are assessed and rewarded needs to keep up with that ...[Read more]
3 July 2019 – Andrew Hare, Managing Director, Asia, Aon Inpoint
The Business Times, Singapore
SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are competing in an increasingly challenging business environment. The business world provides many examples of companies that failed to innovate and meet customers’ needs: Toys ‘R’ Us, the children’s toy store in the US, closed its doors for good last July after failing to reinvent itself...[Read more]
25 May 2019 – Francis Ball, Senior Adviser of Retirement, Health and Wealth Management, Aon & Eddie Chua, Consultant, Talent, Rewards & Performance, Aon
People Matters
In July 2018, former CEO of both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Ferrari NV passed away following complications from shoulder surgery. He had been seriously ill for more than a year; however, the companies he led weren’t told of his condition until just a few days before his death...[Read more]
23 April 2019 – Ravi Nippani, Director, APAC, Middle East and Africa, Radford
People Matters
In 2018, the technology industry in China took significant leaps. MarketWatch named 11 U.S. companies in its list of Top 20 biggest tech companies—including Apple, Google, and Facebook. However, the remaining nine are all Chinese companies—including tech giants Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba. With nine of the world’s top twenty technology companies originating from China...[Read more]
21 March 2019 – Kumar Subramanian, Partner, Talent, Rewards and Performance, South East Asia, Aon
Singapore Business Review
Remuneration packages of CEOs in Singapore are fairly modest in comparison to their global counterparts, according to Kumar Subramanian, partner for talent rewards and performance, southeast Asia at AON. “For perspective, the CEO of an S&P 500 company was paid on an average around US$14m a year...[Read more]
15 February 2019 – Na Boon Chong, Managing Director and Partner – Talent, Rewards, and Performance, Singapore, Aon
People Matters
2018 continued to be a year of digital disruption and changing business models. Business and HR leaders are coming to terms with the fact that old rules no longer apply in managing talent. A dynamic business environment and a shortage of critical talent are compelling employers to relook...[Read more]
11 February, 2019 – Christopher Coe, Head of Agriculture, Treaty Reinsurance Solutions, Asia Pacific, Aon
Insurance Asia News
The lack of rainfall in Eastern Australia was the worst in recent memory and was estimated to have caused more than US$1 billion in economic damage. In fact, drought made headlines across the globe in 2018 as Central and Northern Europe, South America, China, India, and the US...[Read more]
11 January 2019 – Ronak Marolia, Regional Solution Lead, South East Asia, Aon
People Matters
Sales is, arguably, one of the most dynamic functions of any business. With technological advancements and rapidly changing consumer expectations, the sales role continues to evolve through a multitude of channels including direct field sales, digital and inside sales...[Read more]
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