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Building a Talent Acquisition Function @ HelloFresh | Yasar Ahmad & Owen Choi

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Yasar Ahmad is Global VP Talent at HelloFresh, Inclusion and Diversity Leader & RL100 Member.

Yasar is currently the Global Vice President of Talent at HelloFresh. Previously, Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Zalando focussed on Technology Hiring and prior to that the Director and Head of Strategic Hiring at Wipro and Wipro Digital. An accomplished people leader with experience in various HR roles, with a passion for Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Inclusion and Diversity and learning and development and employers branding.  A member of the RL100 and committed speaker on industrial challenges and creating human-shaped experiences.

Owen Choi is Team Lead Talent Acquisition - Tech at HelloFresh, Product Management, Design, Analytics focus.

Owen has been working in the IT industry for 5+ years with a focus on helping talented individuals connect with companies. He took the opportunity to join HelloFresh to expand his understanding of the industry and progress his career with a forward thinking, diverse company. Connecting people and helping a company grow and improve has always been a passion of Owen's.

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever. From their 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub Berlin, they’re evolving from the world’s leading meal kit company to the world's leading food solutions group. HelloFresh delivered 227 million meals and reached 6.94 million active customers around the world in Q3 2021. With more than 15,000 high-performing and ambitious employees across the globe from New York to Berlin, London to Sydney and Tokyo to Milan enjoy a number of benefits including flexible working arrangements, discounts on our boxes, health and well-being and learning and development programs.

During this podcast episode, Ben sits down with Yasar and Owen to discuss their new Talent Acquisition function - TA 4.0, and what this means for the business.