People Journey Series | Winnie Chan, Office Manager Asia, Hong Kong
by Winnie Chan
We take a look behind the corporate bios of our team to uncover what drives them in their careers and why they continue to choose Marlin Hawk. Third in our People Journey Series is Winnie Chan, Office Manager Asia in Hong Kong.
01. Tell us about your career to date with Marlin Hawk.
It has been a great four year journey with Marlin Hawk so far. I started out in an Executive Assistant role, where I was helping two Client Partners and research teams in Singapore and Hong Kong. From there, I transitioned into an Office Manager role, where I am involved in working on different projects and learning the business models on a deeper level.
02. What attracted you to Marlin Hawk? And how have we delivered on expectations?
I had heard about the great reputation of Marlin Hawk in the market. We are committed to empower employees, we believe in what they can do and can provide 100% support. All of these commitments to the development of our people makes me more engaged with my job. During my time at Marlin Hawk, I have always been encouraged to grow and learn by listening and setting goals at different stages.
03. What has been your greatest achievement so far?
During the last 4 years, it has been impressive to see how much we have grown now with two offices in two countries and a team of five people covering the Asia region. Despite our small size, we have gained a great reputation across the industry. We continue to be innovative in how we make things better, such as creating a document storage system in the cloud with the team across the globe, and ensuring a smooth transition to a new CRM system. All of these little achievements acknowledge the significant amount of time and hard work that are essential to the growth of this brand. I am extremely proud to be part of this amazing team!
04. What or who has helped you along the way?
I think my dream team has contributed a large part in shaping who I am today. I appreciate the open communication at all levels of the company. I am provided with the necessary tools, resources and information that are essential to do my job well. I am not afraid to ask questions because I can always rely on getting constructive feedback from my colleagues.
05. How would you describe the culture at Marlin Hawk?
I truly enjoy working at Marlin Hawk as it is one of those companies that really fosters a caring working environment and extends flexible work schedules that suit our needs. The leadership and management teams really listens to us; they put in a lot of effort to create an enjoyable workplace for all of us. The company builds trust with its employees, making us excel and deliver more than expected.