SIM CHER WHEE
Sim Cher Whee
Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition and Talent Mobility, Micron Technology, Inc.
Sim Cher Whee is Micron’s Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition in Talent Mobility & Immigration. She leads Micron’s global recruiting strategy and operations by employing innovative human resource solutions to attract, engage and retain top, diverse talent.
Since joining Micron in 2010 when the company acquired its joint venture TECH Semiconductor, Ms. Sim has served in senior leadership positions of increasing responsibility and successfully spearheaded projects. By balancing the human element and corporate objectives, she has empowered teams with a desire to pursue organizational excellence in the semiconductor industry. She also served in engineering, financial and management roles at TECH Semiconductor Singapore.
Ms. Sim now serves as chair and sponsor of the Asia chapter of the Micron Women’s Leadership Network. She has also been an advisor on several councils, including for Eightfold.ai, the Micron Diversity, Equality & Inclusion organization, Micron Foundation’s Singapore committee, Singapore Workforce Skill Qualification, and Singapore Semiconductor Leadership Accelerator Program.
Ms. Sim earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the National University of Singapore and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program and Singapore Management University Executive Development Program.
Speaking Topic: Inspiring action, demanding change
In her talk, Cher Whee shares three insights based on her extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of strategic issues facing semiconductor companies in acquiring and retaining women talent and of the issues facing women in joining the semiconductor industry. Her talk is a perfect blend of engaging personal narratives and practical insights. She takes a step further and suggests inspiring actions companies and women can take to demand the desired change. Desired change being, thriving women talent in semiconductor industry.