Christina S. Ahn

Managing Director, Morgan Philips Korea
Christina Ahn is the Managing Director of Morgan Philips’ Korea office. With over 18 years of HR consulting and executive search experience in Korea, U.S. and Greater China, she brings insight and expertise on a wide range of talent and leadership solutions to client organizations. Christina specializes in C-level executive recruitment across all industries, with a specific focus on placing senior bilingual and global talent for domestic and global clients.

Prior to executive search, Christina held leadership roles at Mercer and PwC where she helped clients solve complex business problems with practical talent and organizational solutions. As a strong advocate of equity diversity & inclusion, she is dedicated to supporting clients’ diversity goals through cohesive and sustainable leadership recruitment strategies.

Born in Seoul, raised in the US with extensive professional experience in Greater China, Christina is fully bilingual in Korean and English with in-depth understanding of the cultural nuances involved in complex cross-border leadership requirements of client organizations.

Christina earned her BS in organizational studies from Northwestern University and a master’s in Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed doctoral studies at The University of Hong Kong and holds certification in leadership assessment.
    2.00 pm AEDT

    Day 3 [APAC]

    The Talent Checklist: How to Attract and Retain Employees in the War for Talent 

    With a widening skills gap, growing talent shortage, and closing borders, companies in Asia-Pacific are struggling over limited professionals amid a talent war. Borderless hiring can boost talent pools, but where should companies target, and how can technology refine the talent selection process?   

    Retaining talent is equally critical. As power shifts from organizations to professionals, employee experiences must be elevated with competitive compensation, streamlined payroll management, increased engagement, and improved culture building. 

    You will learn: 

    • Challenges organizations face in the talent war and how to remain agile when hiring   
    • Emerging talent hubs and how to leverage technology to hire the best candidates for the job   
    • How diversity in the workforce can help companies successfully attract and retain talent