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Benjamin Roberts

Benjamin Roberts

Vice President, Talent Management, APAC


Benjamin Roberts is Vice President, Talent Management, APAC at Essence, a global data and measurement-driven media agency which is part of GroupM. In his current role, he is responsible for the agency’s human resource and talent acquisition functions across the region. Benjamin is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of experience in business partnership, recruitment strategy, strategic workforce planning, human resource management, and negotiation. He has a proven track record of working across geographies in diverse roles, facilitating and leading top-level hiring, succession planning, and end-to-end talent management. Prior to joining Essence, Benjamin was Global Talent Acquisition and Mobility Leader at Publicis Communications based out of Singapore. Before that, he held several roles at Saatchi & Saatchi, rising to the position of Chief Talent Officer Worldwide. A true citizen of the world, Benjamin has lived in 12 countries and worked in 4 continents.
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