Myanmar – Capturing Opportunities in an Emerging Manpower Market

Simon Bruce, Country Manager, MyWorld

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : November 16, 2017

Time : 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Price : $0.00

2017-11-16 16:45:00 2017-11-16 18:00:00 Asia/Singapore Myanmar – Capturing Opportunities in an Emerging Manpower Market Hosted by the Human Capital and Government & Regional Affairs Committees Myanmar has the advantage of a favorable geographical position and a large potential consumer market. Despite the positive outlook, investors need to be aware of the risks and challenges of transacting with a market that has recently emerged from isolation. Years of isolation from the international markets and underinvestment in education has caused a severe shortage of skilled workers and the situation is aggravated by the sudden increase in demand for skilled workers from foreign investors in Myanmar. Country-specific experts in the industry, as well as experts from organizations that have a presence in Myanmar, will come together to have a discussion on the issues that have arisen from different factors affecting the manpower market in Myanmar. Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre) AmCham Singapore

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Hosted by the Human Capital and Government & Regional Affairs Committees

Myanmar has the advantage of a favorable geographical position and a large potential consumer market. Despite the positive outlook, investors need to be aware of the risks and challenges of transacting with a market that has recently emerged from isolation.

Years of isolation from the international markets and underinvestment in education has caused a severe shortage of skilled workers and the situation is aggravated by the sudden increase in demand for skilled workers from foreign investors in Myanmar.

Country-specific experts in the industry, as well as experts from organizations that have a presence in Myanmar, will come together to have a discussion on the issues that have arisen from different factors affecting the manpower market in Myanmar.

About the Panelists

Simon Bruce
Country Manager
MyWorld

Simon has 12 years of recruitment experience across Asia Pacific in the Japanese, Australian and now Myanmar markets. His specialty is Supply Chain, Procurement and C Level recruitment.

Having worked at Japans largest multinational focused agency for 9 1/2 years, he moved to Myanmar to establish MyWorld Careers as Country Manager. MyWorld just celebrated its 2nd birthday in October and is now the largest recruitment agency in Myanmar with around 50 staff and ranked no.1 in the market.

More bio to follow…