Soo Jin Tan

Director, Amrop Hever

Company Info: Amrop Hever

Web site:

Address: 4 Shenton Way #15-01, SGX Centre 2, Singapore 068807

Phone: 65-62253188


Advice: Be humble (be prepared to learn from others). Build strong relationships. Be honest.

Qualities sought in emerging leaders: Integrity, visionary, strong people skills

Sector specialization: Financial services, fast-moving consumer goods, education

Job function specialization: CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, chief people officers, regional heads

Geographical Focus: Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam

Companies I often recruit for: NR

Favorite historical figure: Jesus Christ

Education: Monash Univ. (Melbourne), BA, Economics, 1968; Univ. of New South Wales, MBA 1970

Languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Hokkien dialect

Employment history: Amrop Hever/Gattie-Tan Soo Jin Management Consultants, Director/ Partner, 1984 to present; Egon Zehnder, Principal, 1981-84; Korn/Ferry, Senior Consultant, 1977-80; Smith & Nephew, Marketing Manager, 1975-77; Univ. of Singapore, Lecturer, Business Administration, 1972-75; Shell Co. of Australia, Project Officer & Internal Audit, 1969-72

Other interests: Reading, music

Professional/Membership Affiliations: Singapore Institute of Management; Fellow, Marketing Institute of Singapore; Singapore Institute of Directors

Experience in executive search consulting: 31 years

High Profile Placement: NR

Other paths I might have pursued: Academic or coach

The global business trend that will most influence corporate performance in the future: Companies must be able to respond quickly to rapid changes in technology in almost every field.