Annie Yap Chief Strategy Officer
Annie manages the company’s business interests across the Asia Pacific region. Under her leadership, AYP Group was awarded The Singapore HR Awards 2015 for Leading HR Practices in Management Consultancy Services Provider, and two Silvers for Best Recruitment Innovation and Best Recruitment Agency of the Year, at Asia Recruitment Awards 2015. In 2016, AYP has showed continuous strong performance in HR practices and clinched the Singapore HR Awards & Leading HR & Management Consultancy Services Provider Best Job Board at the Global Recruiter Award.
A proven business leader, she is a regular speaker at conferences, and contributes insights to The Business Times. Her career accolades include The Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2006 and Leading CEO Award.
During her youth, Annie played table tennis. She now treks, runs and has completed 2 marathons to keep fit and give herself a mental edge.
Jacob Lieu Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining the AYP Group, Jacob was the Country Manager of PTC (Singapore) Pte Ltd, and Director and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard (Business Critical Systems Unit in Southeast Asia), earning him expertise in service and information technology. In addition, he has been in the I.T. and services industry for 20 years, and has held various leadership roles during his professional career.
During his free time, Jacob watches the NFL, adding that the competitive world of football inspires winning business strategies. Jacob also actively participates in sports and has completed an ironman race in Australia.