New Directions for Performance Management in China

  • When:
    Monday, 06 March 2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Where:
    The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai , 上海英国商会
    5/F, 863 Nanjing Xi Lu (near Shimen Yi Lu)
  • Price:
    RMB50 including drinks and light snacks (cash only). Members only.
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This event will be of interest to HR managers, HR directors and other relevant talent management professionals who are seeking for new and innovative model of performance management.

The Chamber’s HR focus group invites five industry experts to keep pace and update members on the major global trend across business to scrap the annual appraisal/performance review; as well as to provide real ‘live’ and on-going case studies of new ways to manage and develop performance.

Moderated by Ben Whitter, who was recently named the World’s Top 100 Influencer & Expert in Employee Engagement, the panelists will:

  • Explore the background to this shift in performance management and why organisations are rethinking their approaches to performance management
  • Look at in-depth case studies for the China context and how international organisations are rolling-out a new and integrated approach to performance management to drive the strategic business agenda
  • Discuss and dialogue about the opportunities for HR and businesses within this trend and how we can successfully maximise them for our organisations

6.30-7.00pm Registration & Networking
7.00-7.05pm Opening Introduction
7.05-8.00pm Panel Discussion, followed by Q&A
8.00-8.30pm Networking

No-show Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing to the event contact staff 24 hours in advance. No-shows without prior notification will be charged a no-show fee of RMB100. 

Walk-in Policy: Please note that members who attend the event without prior reservation will be charged a walk-in fee of RMB50 if spaces are still available.

Speaker Introduction

Ben Whitter

Ben Whitter is one of the World's leading figures within HR & Employee Experience.

Ben's HR/OD work, in practice and theory, has been acclaimed at the highest levels; he is a winner of numerous local, regional and national awards including the prestigious 'best in the UK' Training Journal Award '12, which celebrated his creation, development and delivery of officially one of the best HR-led programmes in the UK and Europe across all sectors. Ben's approach has been backed publicly by the World's leading organisations, in UK Parliament by MP's, and by the British Royal family; one of his HR projects received an official Royal visit in 2013.

In 2016, Ben chaired and co-designed Europe’s first Employee Experience conference, which was based on his work & brought together the World’s top organisations (inc Airbnb & Google) to discuss, share, and learn about the future of work and HR; the event was described as 'the best HR event ever!" by Sky. Ben also set a new record in China; 2,300 HR Directors tuned-in to his employee experience webinar in 2016.

Yi Wang

Head of HR, GSK China and Hong Kong

Yi is the first US returnee working in China’s Human Resources field.  Yi’s professional experience started with university teaching in China followed by business consulting in the US.  After joining the HR profession Yi’s passion has been in elevating talent and organisational performance through practical and insightful human resources solutions.  Yi advises and coaches business leaders utilising her well-rounded HR experience, business consulting skills and personal influence. Yi's HR experience covers rapid business growth in China, downsizing in the US, and start-up joint venture development while in Hong Kong. 

Monica Lynn Novomisle

Human Resources Director, Diageo Greater China

As Human Resources Director for Diageo Greater China, Monica Lynn Novomisle brings her vast HR experienceand strong legal background to the leadership team. As a leader well versed in sensitive cross-cultural management and labor relation, Monica excels at creating high performing teams that drive productivity and sustainable growth. 

Monica started her journey with Diageo in 2010 and became the Human Resources Director for Diageo Greater China in June 2015. In her current role, she is responsible for strategy and operations in all aspects of human resources including organisational effectiveness, talent acquisition, employee relations, engagement, rewards andlearning and development for seven business units across Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, totaling 140 million GBP in net sales value (NSV). A strong business planner with a long-term vision, she led her team to create a three-year peoplestrategy for Greater China to reduce the overheads to NSV ratio by half while building a multi-business unit talent pool to enable the growth of the business.

Willis Jiao

General Manager, Organisation Development & Human Resources, Greater China, CHANEL

Willis Jiao has over 20 years experience mostly in building and developing OD/HR strategy & capability, mainly in Retail, FMCG and commercial organisation of China &  Greater China, i.e. CHANEL, Anheuser-Busch, Amway, Westin Hotels, for various roles in HR, OD, Training and Sales force management. He grounded on organisation diagnosis and development, while driving and facilitating company culture development & leadership transition.

Willis is a core member of CEIBS Alumni HR Council, which he graduated from.

Xuan Feng

Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, Nottingham University Business School China

Xuan Feng is also the Director of the UNNC Global Mentorship Programme, a NAA programme connecting UNNC students with experienced work professionals and leaders across the globe.

Prior to joining Nottingham University Business School China, Xuan lived, studied and worked in Germany over nine years. She received her PhD degree in Social and Organisational Psychology from the Ludwig Maximilians University, Germany and was guest lecturer for the EMBA programme at TUM School of Management in Munich. She also has extensive work experience in global HRD and leadership assessment in Fortune 500 as well as medium-size companies in Germany and China. With her research and consulting work, she aspires to design and deliver human-centered leadership and HR approaches for organisations as well as to inspire and nurture a new generation of responsible leaders and employees.    

Event contact

Cher Lee
+86 21 6218 5022 ext. 24