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Xuemei Bennink-Bai is a Partner and trusted advisor to global and Chinese clients. She specializes in top executive succession, leadership development, and senior executive search, especially in consumer-related industry sectors. Based in Shanghai, she brings a wealth of hands-on corporate leadership experiences and passion for solving clients’ leadership challenges. Xuemei is also active in Egon Zehnder’s Family Business and Board Consulting practices.

Supporting the transformation of clients and candidates and having a positive impact on China and Asia’s rapidly developing business world energizes me.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Xuemei was on the executive board of Rentokil Initial, a FTSE100 company in the UK. While based in Singapore and London, she led the turnaround of Rentokil Initial’s 15 Asia-Pacific countries and built the Group Marketing and Innovation function. Xuemei began her career in the UK with Unilever, where she spent more than a decade in the China market and became Vice President of Unilever China.

Xuemei has a PhD in heat transfer from the University of Cambridge.

白雪梅是深受本土企业及跨国公司信赖的合伙人。她致力于消费品相关行业的顶层高管继任规划、领导力发展及高管寻访与招聘。她经常就领导力发展战略问题向中国本土企业及跨国公司提供咨询服务。她常驻上海,也是亿康先达全球家族公司咨询、董事会咨询团队的活跃成员。

帮助客户转型、帮助候选人转变,对迅速发展的中国及亚洲商界发挥积极影响力,这是让我充满动力的使命。

作为一名经验深厚的国际业务高管,白雪梅的职业生涯起步于英国联合利华,直至联合利华中国区副总裁。加入亿康先达之前,白雪梅是能多洁公司(Rentokil Initial plc)执行委员会成员,这是一家总部位于英国、规模达40亿美元的商业设施管理及服务企业,她在该公司领导了15个亚太国家的业务转型,并在常驻新加坡/伦敦期间打造了集团全球营销与创新部门。

白雪梅是英国剑桥大学热传导专业博士。

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Avoiding CEO Succession Planning Pitfalls

Avoiding CEO Succession Planning Pitfalls

Family company Boards must create and maintain strong succession plans that consider both internal and external talent, as well as development plans for potential… Read more

Balancing Personal and Professional Relationships in Family Businesses

Balancing Personal and Professional Relationships in Family Businesses

Managing family relationships at work is one of the thorniest issues in family-owned businesses, particularly when relationships cross generations (e.g., parent-child or uncle/aunt-nephew/niece). Many… Read more

HR Leadership Lessons From the Early Days of the COVID-19 Pandemic

HR Leadership Lessons From the Early Days of the COVID-19 Pandemic

How leaders rapidly readied their organizations and the function to respond to the crisis and what is to come. Read more

Now What? China-based CEOs on What Reopening Really Means

Now What? China-based CEOs on What Reopening Really Means

China is slowly reopening. We asked a group of CEOs what that means and what happens next. Read more

When People Matter Most

When People Matter Most

How HR executives have stepped more firmly into leadership roles during the COVID-19 crisis Read more

Leading with Care, Purpose, and Resolve During a Pandemic

Leading with Care, Purpose, and Resolve During a Pandemic

How HR leaders can help employees and companies weather the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

Transitioning From Multinational to Local Enterprise

Transitioning From Multinational to Local Enterprise

Multinational companies (MNC) and founder-led companies have one important thing in common: They are competing for the same talent. However, they offer very different… Read more

Founders: Keep the Mindset, Change the Modus Operandi

Founders: Keep the Mindset, Change the Modus Operandi

Trapped between trust and transformation—why change is so hard for founder-led companies and how they can evolve. Read more

 Unlocking Innovation Across the Organization: Key to Success in China’s Consumer Market

Unlocking Innovation Across the Organization: Key to Success in China’s Consumer Market

China is already the world’s largest e-commerce market— and is projected to command more than half of global e-commerce revenue by 2021. Read more

Hiding in Plain Sight: Accelerating Disruption of China's Retail Landscape

Hiding in Plain Sight: Accelerating Disruption of China's Retail Landscape

China’s digital titans have already revolutionized online retail. Now they are reinventing traditional, offline retail—with huge implications for all. Read more

Fortune – The Accelerating Disruption of China's Economy

Fortune – The Accelerating Disruption of China's Economy

The retail revolution in China is well underway. While the $13.7 billion Amazon – Whole Foods deal came as a huge shock in the… Read more

Digital Transformation in China: Time for CEOs to Lead

Digital Transformation in China: Time for CEOs to Lead

Across industries, China CEOs are driving bold digital strategies. But they face tough challenges in finding the right talent and unlocking innovation in their… Read more

Winning the War for Digital Talent in China

Winning the War for Digital Talent in China

The digital transformation is unstoppable, and nowhere more so than in China – where there are already 700 million people using the internet and… Read more

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