Zailan Jaafar - Head of People
Zailan has nearly 28 years of Human Resource Management experience in various industries. Amongst them are in manufacturing, world reputable retail industry, and her last stint were with three prominent Investment banks /Financial Group in Malaysia where two of them she was the Head of Group Human Resources. Her forte lies in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Manpower Planning, HRMIS, Employee Relations and Talent Growth and Nurturing. Driven by her belief that empowerment is key to the success of talent management, she plays a prominent role as Human Resource Business Partner providing insights and consultation to various business units with her people-centric insights and her emphasis on work culture as key to business success. During her stint, she had developed policies relating to Human Resources which has been successfully implemented and being used to these days. She has been described as peoples’ person, approachable and passionate about her work. Whilst she works well with people, she has deep compassion for cats and their causes.