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Friday, October 25, 2019

Executive Forum: Future of Work, Organization, and Talent

Dear Friends of CEIBS, 

Please join us at our upcoming CEIBS Executive Forum on October 25, 2019 for a special talk by Ms. Smilla Yuan, CEO of Willis Towers Watson Greater China, on the Future of Work, Organization, and Talent.

Exponential advances in technology are reshaping the ecosystem of the workplace and digitalization is now enabling the transformation of work and talent. These changes are blurring sector boundaries, intensifying competition, revealing unprecedented complexities, uncovering amazing growth prospects and challenging virtually everything we believe about the workplace experience. During this event, we will explore how forward-thinking companies are transforming their operating model, leadership, culture, workforce, remuneration and talent experience in order to address these industry challenges. Ms. Yuan’s talk will also cover:

  • A forward-thinking view of the future of work, reinventing jobs and navigating the automation of the workforce;
  • Practical ways for exploring changes in work, organization and human resources;
  • Three perspectives on reinventing future organizations and human resources development;
  • Case studies on the future impact, application and reinvention of fintech organizations; and,
  • Observations and recommendations on best practices in China from a consulting perspective.

About the Speaker

Ms. Smilla Yuan
CEO of Willis Towers Watson Greater China

Smilla Yuan is the Chief Executive Officer of Willis Towers Watson Greater China. With over 20 years of consulting and leadership experience, she has grown with Willis Towers Watson, helping many large scale and fast growing companies with significant organizational transformation projects in China. Ms. Yuan is highly experienced in helping Chinese clients develop forward-looking HR strategies, as well as in the long-term and effective implementation of these strategies. In addition, she is an advisor to both the Chinese State Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) and Ministry of Finance (MoF).

Ms. Yuan received her Bachelor’s degree from Fudan University and EMBA from CEIBS. She joined Willis Towers Watson in 2000, where she became the Talent & Reward Segment Leader in 2012 and Managing Director in 2014. Prior to that, she worked at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting as a Senior Consultant, focusing on strategy management and business process reengineering, and also taught Fudan University. Ms. Yuan has been invited to give public speeches, and has provided professional opinions and essays for media outlets such as 21st Century Business Herald, China Business News and Business Management Review.

We look forward to seeing you at this much anticipated event. 

Date: October 25, 2019
Venue: CEIBS Shanghai Campus, 699 Hongfeng Road, Pudong
Language: Chinese with English interpretation

18:30-18:35   Opening and Introduction
18:35-19:30   Talk by Ms. Smilla Yuan, CEO of Willis Towers Watson Greater China
19:30-20:00   Q&A

RSVP before October 25 to Ms. Tracy Kong at execforum@ceibs.edu or call +86-21-2890-5415.

Please click here for registration