Vera Urban - Coach
Vera is a professional recruiter of international talent and human resources consultant having had nearly 20 years of HR experience on both strategic and operational level.
Her recruitment company worked in the IT, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Banking and Finance, and Engineering industries. Her clients included EY, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, HP, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Bridgestone and Flextronics.
She is an interview guru and has conducted over 4000 interviews. She has also built and executed many assessment centres for companies and knows the ins and outs of psychometric testing.
She knows what it takes to be the best and how to get candidates to achieve their potential.
Besides pushing our Chinese candidates all the way to the top, she is also working as Vice President of human resources for a start-up company called Tellspec in the US, where she is responsible for developing the organisation’s human resource function and performance.
Previously, she was also Country HR Manager for Marks & Spencer, developing and launching a new HR system consistent with operational objectives in the UK and implementing a Performance Management system. She was responsible for recruitment and onboarding, as well as developing structured interviewing processes for the company.
She has been working with our UK team for a year and we are honoured to have her also on board in our US team for Mandarin Consulting.