AmCham Shanghai's Human Resources Committee will host its first session of 2021 on January 12 from 3-5 pm, focused on compensation and talent trends.

The new year will continue to be a challenging one for HR professionals. Edward Hsu, Senior Partner of Talent and Rewards at WTW, will take a deep dive into projections for annual bonuses and salary increases in the coming year as well as the next three to five years. He will also highlight talent trends for China and APAC markets. Hsu will be joined by Han Lin, advisor at IPWE and former Deputy GM at Wells Fargo Bank, China. Han will offer an economic forecast for 2021. The analysis will help HR professionals have a clear understanding of the macro-economic environment needed to form key budgeting and hiring strategies.


3 pm-3:15 pm: Check-in

3:15 pm-3:45 pm: Presentation about 2021 economic outlook

3:45 pm-4:30 pm: Presentation about C & P trends

4:30 pm-5 pm: Audience Q & A


  • Han Lin (Advisor,  IPWE and former Deputy GM at Wells Fargo Bank, China)

    Han Lin

    Advisor, IPWE and former Deputy GM at Wells Fargo Bank, China

    Han Lin is Advisor, IPWE and former Deputy GM, Wells Fargo Bank China. He began his career with Wells Fargo in 2004 in Charlotte, N.C. where he was involved in a series of strategic initiatives encompassing credit, payments, trade and acquisitions. Prior to banking, Han served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Ukraine). Han completed his undergraduate studies (BBA) at the University of Michigan-Ross Business School. He later completed an M.A. in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a law degree (LLM) in Chinese commercial law at Fudan University Law School. Han also graduated with a M.S. in Global Finance from the HKUST-NYU program where he is also a lecturer on the China financial system. Han serves on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai). He has lived in Shanghai for 14 years and is married with two daughters.

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  • Edward Hsu (Senior Partner, Global Data Services & Compensation Software, Asia and Australasia at Willis Towers Watson)

    Edward Hsu

    Senior Partner, Global Data Services & Compensation Software, Asia and Australasia at Willis Towers Watson

    Edward Hsu is the leader of Global Data Service and Compensation Software, Asia and Australasia at Willis Towers Watson. He is primarily responsible for providing strategic consulting advice to clients in areas of total remuneration solution, performance management, competency assessment and etc.

    He served as the project director for large organizational transformation projects, especially for financial, Hi-tech and Real Estate fields.

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  • Sharon Yang (Head of HR at SPD Silicon Valley Bank)

    Sharon Yang

    Head of HR at SPD Silicon Valley Bank

    Sharon Yang is the Head of Human Resources of SPD Silicon Valley Bank (SSVB). SSVB is the first technology and innovation bank in China serving as an independent legal entity, and it provides unique financial products and services to the technology and innovation industry in China. The past 20 years of Sharon’s work experience includes a number of HR roles spanning across a variety of industries and locations. Apart from being the China HR head for companies in Banking, she also has experience in Real Estate Consulting and Renewable Energy industries. Sharon is the founding member of VHR, and career mentor of SAIF FMBA, SUFE IMBA, SISU MBA programs. Sharon’s articles were published in the HR professional journals and books in both Mainland China and HK.

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Jan 12-AmCham - Econ Primer.pdfdownload
WTW_2021 APAC and China Work and Rewards Trends Sharing to AmCham_20210111_sharing version.pdfdownload


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Standard Price RMB 200
Door Price RMB 300
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 500
Door Price RMB 600


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

27F, Infinitus Tower

No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District

Shanghai, China

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