Elena Fanjul-Debnam and Choo Kum Seng Take New Roles at Workplace Options

Mike Zellmer
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Raleigh, N.C. (July 12, 2018) – Workplace Options, a leading global provider of work-life programs and employee effectiveness services, announced today the appointments of Elena Fanjul-Debnam as its Vice President of Labor Solutions and Choo Kum Seng as its Vice President of Business Solutions for Asia Pacific.

The new appointments, effective July 1, 2018, come as Workplace Options continues to drive growth in Asia Pacific.

Before joining Workplace Options, Fanjul-Debnam worked with several leading organizations in Indonesia to design and develop sustainable business solutions to address development challenges. She spent eight years in Indonesia, arriving in 2010 as Fulbright Scholar. Prior to living and working in Indonesia, Fanjul-Debnam worked in analytics in the U.S. Now, based in Singapore, Fanjul-Debnam leverages her background in social enterprises to lead the Labor Solutions team in developing high-quality human resource technology tools designed specifically for the manufacturing environment.

The demand for Workplace Options’ Labor Solutions product set has grown tremendously over the past several months and is now being utilized in 17 countries serving almost one million individuals. To accommodate this growth and expanding need, Fanjul-Debnam’s new role will allow her to dedicate more time to strategy and support the sales team in cultivating more Labor Solutions clients.

“I’m excited to see the Labor Solutions product set and team grow so much over the last five years and am looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead,” said Fanjul-Debnam.

Kum Seng joined Workplace Options in 2013 as Director of Business Solutions and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (with Honors) from the University of London. He has more than 20 years of sales, sales management and business development experience in the region and had previously worked with Aon Benefits, among other companies, in the industry. He is a certified Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) consultant by the Health Promotion Board (HPB).

Based in Singapore, Workplace Options’ Asia Pacific headquarters, he will develop new partners, grow the client base in the region, and help execute the organization’s strategic priorities.

“Workplace Options’ clinical excellence, global strength, and relationships with leading insurers and health consultants make the company unique in the industry. This appointment highlights the tremendous opportunity in Asia Pacific and the foundation we have built as a leader in the EAP industry with a highly talented workforce. I am excited to be part of the company at this phase of their growth” said Kum Seng.



Workplace Options helps employees balance their work, family and personal needs to become healthier, happier and more productive, both personally and professionally. The company’s world-class employee support, effectiveness and wellbeing services provide information, resources, referrals and consultation on a variety of issues ranging from dependent care and stress management to clinical services and wellness programs.

Drawing from an international network of credentialed providers and professionals, Workplace Options is the world’s largest integrated employee support and work-life services provider. Service centers in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Portugal, France, Belgium, UAE, Singapore, Japan, China, India, and Indonesia support more than 58 million employees across 90,000 organizations and more than 200 countries and territories.

To learn more, visit www.workplaceoptions.com.