Fleishman-Hillard has appointed Sally Woo as senior vice president and head of talent development for Asia Pacific.
She is based in Hong Kong, reporting to Lynn Oppelt, senior vice president and senior partner for talent development at the firm’s US headquarters.
Woo brings more than 15 years of human resources experience. She began her career as a senior personnel recruiter with search firm Heidrick & Struggles and most recently served BASF as regional human resources business partner, managing a broad range of talent functions across Asia.
Lynne Anne Davis, Fleishman-Hillard president for Asia Pacific, said: “Ensuring that Fleishman-Hillard always maintains its distinguishing trait as ‘a place where exceptionally talented people do the best work of their lives’ is a serious commitment that we make to staff and clients. We are delighted to have Sally on board to lead a top-quality team of talent development professionals across the region, dedicated to driving people-focused strategies and career support programs. Our business is fueled by great talent, and we continue to invest heavily in attracting and retaining the best in our industry across Asia Pacific.”
Woo graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in business and completed a human resources executive programme at the University of Michigan. She is multilingual in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.