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McKinsey – Reskilling China: Transforming the world’s largest workforce into lifelong learners
Jeongmin Seong
  • Jeongmin Seong (Partner at McKinsey Global Institute)

    Jeongmin Seong

    Partner at McKinsey Global Institute

    Jeongmin Seong is a Partner at the McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research arm. He leads MGI research teams in China, working on global as well as emerging market-focused themes.

    Jeongmin’s recent research has focused on globalization, technology, innovation and economic development. He has co-authored several MGI reports and discussion papers, including Reskilling China: Turning the world’s largest workforce into lifelong learners; China and the world: Inside a changing economic relationship; Future of Asia: Asian flows and networks are defining the next phase of globalization; Future of Asia: Decoding the value and performance of Corporate Asia; Future of Asia: How Asia can boost growth through technological leapfrogging; Globalization in transition: The future of global trade and value chains; Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them; China’s choice: Capturing the $5 trillion productivity opportunity; China’s digital economy: Powering the economy to global competitiveness; The China effect on global innovation; China’s digital transformation; China’s role in the next phase of globalization; Artificial Intelligence: Implications for China; Notes from the AI frontier: Modeling the impact of AI on the world economy; and an ongoing series on the Future of Asia.

    Prior to joining MGI, Jeongmin worked with companies around the world focusing on consumer facing industries including consumer electronics, retail, and automotive. Jeongmin also led McKinsey’s emerging market growth service line.

    Prior to joining McKinsey Shanghai office, Jeongmin worked as a product marketing manager at Dell.

    Jeongmin is a graduate of Harvard Business School where he received his MBA degree.

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How to Bring Expatriate Families Back to China in the Age of Covid
Silvia GongEcho LeiAnnie WangBenjamin Lee
  • Silvia Gong (Global Mobility Lead, APAC & EMEA at General Motors)

    Silvia Gong

    Global Mobility Lead, APAC & EMEA at General Motors
  • Echo Lei (Director, Global Account Management of SIRVA)

    Echo Lei

    Director, Global Account Management of SIRVA
  • Annie Wang (APAC Relocation Specialist at Dow Chemical)

    Annie Wang

    APAC Relocation Specialist at Dow Chemical
  • Benjamin Lee (High School Principal at Shanghai American School Pudong)

    Benjamin Lee

    High School Principal at Shanghai American School Pudong
Networking lunch break
From Global Mobility to Local Agility: Talent Management Reimagined
Angus LeungJoyce WangMaggie Zhang

从全球派遣到本地灵活用工:重新构想人才管理

  • Angus Leung (Director of Executive Recruitment at KPMG China)

    Angus Leung

    Director of Executive Recruitment at KPMG China
  • Joyce Wang (Director, People Services of KPMG China)

    Joyce Wang

    Director, People Services of KPMG China
  • Maggie Zhang (HR Manager, Global Mobility & Executive Compensation at Goodyear Tire Management Company (Shanghai) Ltd)

    Maggie Zhang

    HR Manager, Global Mobility & Executive Compensation at Goodyear Tire Management Company (Shanghai) Ltd
Best Practices Exchange & Sharing Session
Jason MeiSilvia Gong
  • Jason Mei (Head of HR at Value Retail China)

    Jason Mei

    Head of HR at Value Retail China

    Jason Mei is a Human Resources Professional with 20 years of successful experience in people management. Jason is differentiated by a completion of being a HR Leader in Hospitality, Retail and Real Estate industry. A strong believer in the power of people comes first at workplace, Jason regularly develops internal people and culture campaigns to ensure excellent HR operations, high employee engagement and continuous growth opportunities for talents. Delectated to providing a pleasant employment experience allows him to have a wide lens to review complex business and people needs and narrow down to connect the dots within the organization.

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  • Silvia Gong (Global Mobility Lead, APAC & EMEA at General Motors)

    Silvia Gong

    Global Mobility Lead, APAC & EMEA at General Motors

    Over ten years experience in HR and global mobility consulting fields, experienced in different mobility areas, covers over 15 countries in APAC & EMEA.

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PRC Individual Income Tax Incentive – Case Studies and Market Insights
Irene YuKevin Zhu

中国个人所得税地区优惠政策 – 案例分享与市场洞察

2021 is critical year as it is the last year of three-year transition period for the favorable PRC IIT treatment on benefits-in-kind and annual bonus. Meanwhile, some locations have implemented or are considering to announce the IIT incentive policies (i.e. GBA, Hainan, Hengqin and etc.) for high-end and urgently-needed talents. Our HR professionals are facing tremendous challenges especially in such uncertainties due to complex dynamics of legislative change. What's the HR, tax and broader business considerations in leveraging the IIT incentive policies in different locations ? What's the short-term and long-term action plan ? In this session, the experienced Deloitte professionals will share the following topics:

• Overview of the IIT incentive policies in different locations
• Implications to the company and employees – tax, HR and business considerations
• Case sharing and market insights


2021年是个税改革后非常重要的一年。一方面,这是外籍免税福利与全年一次性奖金优惠计税方法三年过渡期的最后一年;与此同时,一些地区已经实施或正在考虑实施针对高端和紧缺人才的个人所得税优惠政策(例如大湾区、海南、横琴等地),其影响逐步凸显。由此,企业人力资源专业人员正面临着巨大的挑战,尤其是在各类税法不断变化的情况下带来了诸多不确定性。企业在享受各个地区个人所得税税收优惠政策时需要考虑哪些人力资源、税务及商业因素?与此对应的短期和长期行动计划有哪些?本次议题将由经验丰富的德勤专业人士分享以下内容:

• 不同地区的个人所得税优惠政策概述
• 个人所得税优惠政策对公司和员工的影响–税务、人力资源与商业考量
• 案例分享与市场洞察

  • Irene Yu (Partner, Global Employer Services at Deloitte China)

    Irene Yu

    Partner, Global Employer Services at Deloitte China
  • Kevin Zhu (Senior Manager, Global Employer Services at Deloitte China)

    Kevin Zhu

    Senior Manager, Global Employer Services at Deloitte China
Coffee Break
How to Manage the Impact of the Phase-Out of Non-Taxable Benefits on Locally Hired Foreigners
Claire YaoElena Huang
  • Claire Yao (Immigration and Mobility Manager APAC at Corning China)

    Claire Yao

    Immigration and Mobility Manager APAC at Corning China

    Claire Yao joined Corning China (Shanghai) Regional Headquarters in Jan 2012. She has over 14 years of experience in mobility, including 9+ years as Mobility manager of Corning in APAC. She has facilitated many expansion projects in the region and has designed local and regional policies for talent relocations. She became a certified GMS in 2012 and GRP in 2021

    Claire’s work in Corning covers global, regional and local talent flows, including immigration, mobility and tax compliance. She has extensive experience on expatriation localization and China domestic relocation. In addition, her past working experience in Total Rewards also enables her to have in-depth knowledge on local policies and practices in Asia.

    Her most recent studies focus on supporting mobility strategy during COVID-19.

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  • Elena Huang (International Mobility Expert at Covestro)

    Elena Huang

    International Mobility Expert at Covestro

    Elena currently serves at Covestro Regional Headquarter in Shanghai and she has over 15 years expereince in global mobility. She has extensive expereience of both internatoinal assignees and local hired foreigners on global compensation management, individual income tax compliance, immigration compliance, tax efficiency, social insurance solutions, offshore payment between LEs, permanent transfer, localiztion, etc. She is a expert on mobility and has the passion to continously drive mobility process excellence and the effectiveness of mobility related products.

    To focus on customer needs Elena has been working out some new product based on orginzation needs, such as tax effeciency program, rehire of foreign retires, internship hiring. Meanwhile she also palying an important role for international assignment digitalization journey. She is in the steering committee at E-AID (Assignment Initiation Digitalization) at Covestro and has been working on digitalization of international assignment initiation and IA reimbursement to continuously drive efficient mobility solutions.

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Global Mobility Clinic
Helen ChangThomas CoupatRochelle XuKevin Zhu

The Global Mobility Clinic will offer attendees the chance to informally talk with a variety of service providers and global mobility professionals. Attendees can seek expert advice on a range of issues, including the latest benchmarking information, relocation materials, and survey data.

Areas covered:
- Visa & Immigration (SIRVA)
- Relocation in 2021 and beyond: shipping crisis, its underlying causes and import customs duties reform (AGS Four Winds China)
- Remote work (BGRS)
- Tax (Deloitte)

  • Helen Chang (Director,  Direct Delivery Services, APAC of SIRVA)

    Helen Chang

    Director, Direct Delivery Services, APAC of SIRVA
  • Thomas Coupat (Country Manager at AGS Four Winds China)

    Thomas Coupat

    Country Manager at AGS Four Winds China
  • Rochelle Xu (Manager, Client Development at BGRS)

    Rochelle Xu

    Manager, Client Development at BGRS
  • Kevin Zhu (Senior Manager, Global Employer Services at Deloitte China)

    Kevin Zhu

    Senior Manager, Global Employer Services at Deloitte China