PropertyGuru appoints Chief HR Officer

The internal promotion will help advance the company's culture of learning and growth

PropertyGuru appoints Chief HR Officer

PropertyGuru Group announced Wednesday (5 February) the promotion of Genevieve Godwin as chief HR officer.

Godwin was the group’s HR director for the past two years, heading talent growth and development across their offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

In her new role, Godwin will continue to focus on all people-related areas as well as further enhance employee learning and development.

She will work with senior management and the board of directors to further develop a holistic approach to talent, encompassing the launch of the group employee value proposition and a focus on integrated talent development.

Under her leadership as HR director, Godwin enhanced employee experience by improving the group’s HR tech infrastructure. Additionally, she helped build a more inclusive and supportive work environment by upgrading the organisation’s overall recognition and benefits program.

She also pushed for new programs that built on PropertyGuru’s holistic approach to learning and development.

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A heightened focus on people managers has meant that dozens of leaders have sharpened their skills through blended leadership development programs.

“I am very excited to contribute to and continue shaping the unique culture at PropertyGuru,” Godwin told HRD. “The group has grown from strength to strength, backed by the most talented professionals in Asia.

“Our business is in the exclusive position where Gurus (PropertyGuru employees) can create impact in the technology industry, in a business home grown in Southeast Asia. I look forward to supporting our Gurus development and experience, as we continue to drive excellence for PropertyGuru.”

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