Coca-Cola India has appointed Irene Tan as the Vice President, Human Resources for India & Southwest Asia (INSWA).
In her new role, Irene will be responsible for accelerating INSWA's growth by recruiting future-ready talent, performance enablement, and employee development for the company in India and Southwest Asia.
Since her appointment with Coca-Cola as a talent sourcing consultant for the Asia Pacific Group in 2012, Irene has been serving the company in various roles and responsibilities.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Irene was associated with Spencer Stuart, an international executive search firm. She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from the National University of Singapore.
As part of the Coca-Cola company, she also served Greater China & Korea as the lead talent acquisition partner. She is credited to launch campus recruitments for management trainees, a signature program for China, advancing both gender and generational diversity for the business.
She worked on multiple executive search mandates across the Asia Pacific including Bottling Investment Group (BIG) as executive recruiting director in Singapore in 2015.
In 2020, she was appointed as the Talent & Development (T&D) Director for Asia Pacific and was part of the global T&D Leadership team, responsible for advancing the talent agenda and developing a diversity succession pipeline. She brought to life, the Learning and Enterprise Capability initiatives in the region.
“With Irene's deep understanding of the company as well as talent management expertise across markets, we are confident that she will steer the Human Resources function for continued success and further strengthen our position as an employer of choice,” said Sanket Ray – President, India and Southwest Asia.