Kathy Hanna has worked globally throughout her career and has lived in France, Brazil, Hong Kong, the US and China.
She has been a management consultant and executive coach since 2004 when she established Ingenium Consulting Company, Ltd., a boutique international consulting firm focused on organization effectiveness, leadership development, and executive coaching.
Kathy previously held senior roles in human resources in Fortune 200 companies and was Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources for Royal Philips Electronics. She also led teams in finance, treasury and government relations for other multinationals or financial institutions.
She was a member of General Electric’s global merger and acquisition team while working as a consultant with Watson Wyatt Worldwide and a key account leader for the Life Sciences team at Korn Ferry International in Asia Pacific.
Kathy has extensive expertise in assisting organizations to align business strategies with talent management solutions as well as in culture change, succession management, learning and organization agility, and leadership and team development.
Based in Asia for over twenty years, Kathy brings practical solutions to the global people and organization challenges facing multinationals, particularly in emerging markets.
Clients span the life sciences, manufacturing, banking and finance, pharma, power, industrial, flavors, and transportation industries. Recent clients include Nike, Danone, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, BSM, Morgan Stanley, Jixing, Zailab and Sanofi.
Her passion is to enable leaders and organizations to realize their full potential, to accelerate change, and to achieve improved performance. She also supports clients in building high impact, business-focused human resource teams.
Kathy possesses unique business expertise, strong observation skills and a strategic understanding of organizational and inter-cultural dynamics. Her focus is to enable leaders, teams and organizations to achieve their top potential and to accelerate organization and individual transformation.
Kathy’s executive experience, in-depth country knowledge in markets such as China and India, and extensive hands-on experience at global, regional and local levels also enables her to effectively facilitate and coach leaders and teams in a variety of roles and locations.