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Wendy W.
Languages
TimezoneAsia/Kuala_Lumpur +08:00
Coaching / Mentoring Experience10 years +
Current LocationMalaysia
StyleTransformational Agility Coach Behavioural / GROW Mentoring Group Coaching Strengths-based Team Coaching
Development SituationsCareer Transitions Culture Transitions Defining Purpose & Motivation Downsizing Impact Confidence Leadership Development Management Development Organisational Navigation Productivity Enablement Remote Team Management Skill Development
IndustryConsumer Financial Services Life Sciences and Pharma

Member since : 01 Feb 2020

Biography

                                  “Partnering for Business Growth through Unlocking People Potential”                                                 

SUMMARY

BROAD FUNCTIONAL SPECTRUM: Leadership Performance Coach with 25 years of corporate experience across geographies, industries and businesses.  She is a Chartered Accountant, Certified HR Professional as well as a Credentialed Coach by the International Coaching Federation.

SUCCESSFUL CHANGE MANAGEMENTS: More than a decade of Senior Leadership Team experience with a proven track record in transforming businesses through change management.

STRONG PEOPLE LEADER: Strong leadership and people management capabilities with consistent high team engagement in her team, and transformed the organization engagement (Gallup).


DETAILED WRITE-UP

Wendy is a certified executive coach, dedicated to doing what she does best - facilitate and accelerate a talent's transformational journey.   She specializes in supporting leaders through key leadership transitions especially in the first year in their new roles.  She is passionate about developing leadership team potential and has worked with international leadership team members from various cultures in transformational initiatives.  She currently coaches C-Suite Executives, APAC Regional Directors, Business Owners, High Potentials and executives in pre and post role transitions.

As her passion for development is all-encompassing. Wendy was the 2019 Chairman for the ICF International Coaching Week, Malaysia Chapter.  She writes on www.petadiri.com and contributes to national publications such as Astro Awani and Instructors Today. Wendy is also passionate about issues around women’s economic empowerment. She sits on the Executive Committee for Women of Will, a non-profit organization that aims to transform the lives of disadvantaged women in Malaysia through micro-financing model combined with entrepreneurial development programs.

Prior to her coaching career, Wendy has had more than 25 years of corporate experience in multiple countries across Southeast Asia and India.  Personally, Wendy has successfully transitioned into different roles in her own career and in the last decade has been helping others do the same. 

In her years of experience, Wendy has led multiple successful organisation transformations.  Below to name a few:

Organisation Development - Developed future organisation design for all functions and countries across Southeast Asia;  Integrated different businesses through mergers and acquisitions.

People Development - enhanced development experiences and career paths for succession planning. Through the years, she has helped transition more than a handful of leaders into leadership team roles.

Engagement - moving teams and organisations from the lowest quartile to the highest quartile, whilst the business continues to deliver high earnings.  This has been achieved again and again under her leadership with different teams.

Policies and Practices - Wendy has led an organization to an externally recognised GOLD in the Global CSR Awards under the best Workplace Practices Category;

Personal Leadership - Experienced managing teams for more than 20 years, Wendy has led in different functions and is an exemplary role model for people development, she was nominated for Line Manager Excellence Awards consecutively-  a true testament of her commitment and dedication to people development. 

 

TESTIMONIALS

" Wendy is an excellent coach, professional, humble and with a great sense of humour. She enables coachees to tap into their full potential and helps them to perform with new insights, self-confidence and awareness. It is easy and fun to work with Wendy. She is flexible, creative, attentive and well-organized. We are proud that we won Wendy to represented Challenge Learning for a Train the Trainer of one of our global clients in the Finance Services Industry.”

Beate Vetter,  Managing Partner of Challenge Learning, Switzerland.

 

" Wendy Wong is an excellent coach. In the subtlest way, she drove me to look at myself retrospectively, to tap on my strengths to see if it matches what I am actually seeking for. She guided me towards creating a matrix that would address my needs and desires against my strengths, traits and capability. She also ushered me into a reality check which made lots of sense to me in making my career choices. A coach like her can make a meaningful difference in helping you make the right choices for yourself!"

S. Periasamy,  General Manager o MCEF Malaysia

 

" Wendy’s executive coaching focuses on effective ways to communicate individual values and the contribution to leadership. Through the process, one can no longer be apolitical. Wendy creates and nurtures confidence with others in the organization to solve long and short-range challenges. If you ever wondered why you are not receiving due recognition for your work and value to the company, reach out to Wendy. I have nothing but admiration for her sincere work and achievements."

Dr Thanaletchumi Sathasivam EBM CTC, HOD Productivity & Prog Mgt, Oil  & Gas Industry

 

" I worked with Wendy for almost 3 years in the South-East Asia / India Leadership Team and during that time was impressed with how Wendy as head of HR helped us in building a completely new team and a new business unit. I really valued Wendy’s opinions on a broad range of business topics and admired her passion for people development which led to a step-change in the quality of leadership pipeline in the region. Wendy is a true HR professional and it was a pleasure working with her."

P. Lekawski, General Manager for Southeast Asia and India of a Fortune 500

 

(more testimonials are available at upon request)

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