44th HR Symposium

“Mergers and Acquisitions: Talent Retention, HR Issues”

20th January 2017 | 09:00AM-04:30PM | Cambodiana Hotel


A merger is generally defined as the joining of two or more different organizations under one common management structure. It has impacts on the employees of the organizations at every level. There are always issues along with the HR works in merging process includes employer branding, market talent mapping and retaining, communicating and Coaching techniques, and measurements of talent acquisition effectiveness.

To enable business competiveness and develop the market expansion, a number cooperates who operated the services in Cambodia in the past has been merged or acquired by others. This will not happen quite often but how will that be challenging you, if you are a part of the HR team who will engage in such situation?

This will be interesting you, CAMFEBA is pleased to invite the HR head, HR professional, Business owner, and top management of the company to join and explore the key knowledge sharing from our senior speakers who have experience in merging and acquisition, talent development and retention in their professional career in the upcoming symposium.



08:00-08:35 Registration
CAMFEBA’s secretariat
08:40-09:00 Opening Remark
CAMFEBA Board Member
09:00-10:30 Merger and Acquisition at glance and its regional trends
Mr. Cheong Seng Gee
Executive Director P.O.D. Advisory Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
10:30-11:00 Networking Coffee Break
CAMFEBA Secretariat
11:00-12:30 Key elements and implementation for the process of combination
and Case study from Malaysia and in Cambodia
Mr. Cheong Seng Gee
Executive Director P.O.D. Advisory Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
CAMFEBA Secretariat
13:30-13:40 Energizing Session
HR Club Secretary
13:40-14:00 Disability, why not your talent
Mr. Ky Sophan
Resource Mobilization Director Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO)
14:00-15:45 Talent Review and It retention Strategy
Mr. Seng Vichet
Country HR Director Cambodia Beverage Company Ltd. (Coca Cola)
15:45-16:00 Networking Coffee Break
CAMFEBA Secretariat
16:00-16:30 Conclusion and Recommendation
Mr. Cheong Seng Gee
Mr. Seng Vichet
16:30-16:50 Evaluation, Photo Session and Closing
HR Club Secretary
+ Once the registration is made, a seat is booked for you. No refund is permissible.
+ Cancellation is accepted at no charge if it is made before 19th January 2017.
+ Waive 5$ if the payment is made @ the registration desk.
+ The discussion will be in English !
+ $55 / person for members of CAMFEBA
+ $75 / person for non-CAMFEBA members

   The price includes refreshment, materials and lunch.

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Mr. Cheong Seng Gee
Executive Director P.O.D, Malaysia


   Cheong Seng Gee was the Executive Director of Professional and Organisation Development Sdn Bhd and currently the Executive Director of P.O.D. Advisory Sdn Bhd, both being consulting companies which specialise in human resource management, industrial relations, performance management, compensation and benefits, executive search and recruitment and organisational design which he co-founded in July 1994 and November 2003 respectively.

Mr Cheong is currently in the Nominations and Remuneration Committee of Mentri Besar Incorporated Selangor (MBI Selangor) and a Director of Kumpulan Semesta Sdn Bhd (a sand mining company under MBI). Prior to that he held Directorships in Amanah Unit Trust (a fund management company) and Modern Handling Equipment Sdn Bhd (an industrial conveyor systems company).

Prior to founding POD, Mr Cheong has served in corporate positions as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director of Perwaja Steel Sdn Bhd (a government-linked company), Corporate Adviser to Arab-Malaysia Corporation Bhd (a public listed company), Director of Corporate Affairs of the Stamford College Group (a public listed company in education), Country Manager of Malaysian Ventures Berhad (Malaysia’s first venture capital company) and Assistant Manager of Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad (an investment bank).

Mr Cheong has offered corporate advice in areas such as corporate due diligence, business development, corporate turnaround and restructuring, business plans and strategies. He has also been a supervisor for MBA students on venture capital projects under the Malaysian Institute of Management’s (MIM) MBA Programme, the MIM’s Entrepreneur Club, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and the Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce. He has also conducted Continuing Professional Development Programme for the Australian Society of Certified Public Accountants for East and West Malaysia as a subject matter expert on topics covering Venture Capital and Stock Market Investments in Malaysia and the CPA Australia Annual Conference in Adelaide in 1996.

In his 21 years of corporate HR consulting, he was instrumental in the formulation and training of Human Resource Policies, personality profiling, career profiling, 360 competencies, compensation packaging job evaluation, Business Strategies leading to Strategic Mapping, Balanced Scorecard and KPIs setting for multinationals, conglomerates, public listed companies and government linked corporations.

His qualifications include a Bachelor of Science, Honours, from the University of Malaya, Diploma in Marketing, UK and MBA (Finance and Investments) from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Mr. Seng Vichet
Country HR Director Cambodia Beverage Company Ltd.   ( Coca Cola)


      Seng Vichet share almost two years’ experience in to develop his professional career and expertise in enhancing profitability; developing strategic business initiatives; and implementing each segment of a company’s business model into actionable and measurable objectives known to all stakeholders . He is very knowledgeable within the spheres of team building, talent management and pipeline, employee succession, and overcoming obstacles to achieve success. Holding a proven track record of implementing the necessary policies and procedures to ensure team “buy-in” to achieve corporate objectives. Dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on quality, service, and uncompromising ethics.

Vichet Specialties: -Strategic / Tactical Planning

  • HR, Talent Management
  • Education Management
  • Business Development
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Operations Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Business Strategy

Mr. KY Sophan
Resource Mobilization Director Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO)

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