10 - 13 August, 2020 | Manila, Philippines

Johan Fourie

Managing Director Bayer Business Services, Philippines

Johan has been with Bayer for 25 years. His career has led him to work in 4 countries, the most recent is in Sweden where he was head of the Central Administration Organization for the Nordics.

Johan has been in the Philippines since July 2016 after taking on the position of Managing Director of Bayer Business Services Philippines, Inc. or BBSPI--the biggest in Bayer’s network of shared service centers around the world. As the head of the service center in Manila, Johan is at the helm of its operations, and is responsible for more than 800 employees.

BBSPI is now on its 6th year and is recently hailed by PEZA as an Outstanding Employer for 2017.

Johan is a Chartered Accountant, having earned his Master’s Degree in Taxation at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and LLB Degree (Legal) from the University of South Africa.

Johan is a South African national and speaks 4 languages.

Conference Day 1

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

9:15 AM Expert Panel: What Does The Future Hold? Tax Governance & the Effects for Philippines Shared Services & BPO sector

SSCs are expected to grow at an average annual expansion rate of 20% in the Philippines. IBPAP stated that the IT-BPO and Global In-house Center (GIC) industry in the Philippines is the most important generator of jobs. Its contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020 is expected to be approximately 11%, making it the biggest contributor to the Philippines gross domestic product.

This session combines perspectives from SSC leaders, government officials and economist point-of-view to map out the future road for the unique Philippines Shared Services and BPO Sector.

  • Highlight government incentives for supporting the SSO&BPO sector future growth initiatives
  • Review current tax reform and its impacts on the BPO sector
  • Discuss the future outlook on potential threats and opportunities in the shared services and BPO sector

Conference Day 2

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

12:00 PM 11 - Rating-Free Performance Development – Say ‘No!’ to Bell Curve!

There is a long-standing belief in business that people performance follows the Bell Curve (also called the Normal Distribution). This belief has embedded in many business practices: performance appraisals, compensation models, and even how we get graded in school.
While this is easy to understand, but this does not accurately reflect the way people perform.
Is your performance management process driving your top people to leave or stay? Let’s discuss

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Johan.

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