Jacob is an Organizational Inheritance Builder whose career experiences traverse the world of Public Relations, Direct Marketing, Healthcare-Hygiene, Executive Search, and Telecommunications. He has delivered programs in 15 countries, and equipped leaders from the USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, South Africa, the Philippines and the Middle East. Prior to being the Regional HR Director of a US MNC with responsibilities over Asia-Pacific, Jacob was a Regional Organizational Development (OD) Manager, driving OD interventions for 12 countries encompassing change management, 360-degree feedback, core values alignment, staff communications, employee engagement, and talent/career development.
He is also well versed in the world of Executive Search, as he was both Consultant and Business Development Manager with one of the world’s largest executive search firm. On top of responsibilities in sales, marketing, specialist search, regional training and product development, he also coached franchisee owners and their teams from diverse industries across five Asian countries. As Business Manager earlier with one of Asia’s pioneer Direct Marketing firms, he marketed, sold, and managed key accounts encompassing multi-channel, multi-lingual and multi-city DM solutions in APAC. In the management team of a Jardine Pacific conglomerate, he managed skills training, corporate communications, administration, operations and quality programs covering some 1,500 staff. He was also Consultant to Directors and Country Managers in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia to help build capabilities to support ambitious expansion plans.
Jacob holds an NUS BA degree (top 10%); a Post-Graduate Dip. in T&D Management (Commendation Award Winner, T&D Association, UK-SIM); and a Certificate in Direct Marketing (Top Student, DM Association of Singapore). A fully ACTA certified courseware designer-trainer-assessor, he was a pioneer Instructor for seven years at the Covenant Vision School of Ministry in its Diploma program in Singapore.
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The Stanton Chase team includes partners, directors, consultants, researchers, and administrators in countries around the globe. Our service model in retained executive search, assessment, and recruitment remain unparalleled in the industry, as we provide sophisticated, in-depth, global coverage with the personal services like that of a boutique firm. We are proud of our widespread executive search groups: our Global Industry Practice Groups feature members with expertise in every major industry while our Functional Practice Groups provide extraordinary competencies in our leadership consultation services.