Senior Manager, Talent Development - Baker McKenzie Global Services Manila
Maylene "Laean" Benitez, Senior Manager for Talent Development of Baker & McKenzie GSM, is a lifelong learner. With over 20 years of human resource and organization development experience, she has a strong and solid experience in learning, leadership development, performance management, change management, succession management, culture building, and employee engagement. She has also handled other facets of HR like talent acquisition, and labor relations.
Laean has regional/global exposure from conducting training in Vietnam, Jakarta, Malaysia, and Belfast. She serves as Talent Partner for the Global Intellectual Property Practice Group of Baker McKenzie.
Laean is a Certified Facilitator and Certified Targeted Selection Trainer of Development Dimensions International (DDI), She has a Certificate in Change Management and Organization Development from the University of Pennsylvania (through Institute of Training and Development) and has completed a Talent Management Course at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). She is also a candidate for a Master in Industrial Relations degree from the University of the Philippines. Laean is a graduate of BS Development Communication also from the University of the Philippines.
Her other interests include reading, running, yoga, traveling, going out with family and friends, social networking through LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. She also dreams of becoming a social entrepreneur.