LONDON, 06 MARCH, 2024 – In a strategic move to further its position in talent acquisition and management solutions, the global leader in Talent Insights, SHL announces the acquisition of leading talent assessment provider and long term partner, Eshael Indonesia.

The deal positions SHL to unlock growth opportunities for organizations and people in Indonesia by extending its full suite of data-driven SaaS talent solutions that help companies – and their leaders – hire, mobilize and develop the right people.

As highlighted by SHL's Chief Strategy Officer, Himanshu Aggarwal, "Our investment in Indonesia is a strategic response to this dynamic market, strengthening our global reach and unlocking growth opportunities. With a thriving economy, the fourth largest working-age population, and rapid digital transformation, organizations need to invest in the right people – and the right HR technology – to maximize opportunities and achieve results.”

Aggarwal added, “Eshael Indonesia has built a market-leading business with a team of experts that are passionate about driving performance through people. Together, we are committed to enhancing strategic HR decision-making with innovative, data-driven talent solutions that drive organizational success."

This acquisition strengthens SHL’s leadership position in Southeast Asia through direct presence in key markets, Indonesia, Singapore and Philippines, to serve at scale our customers across US, EMEA, and APAC regions.

Managing Director of Eshael Indonesia, Marizca Tambunan, explains the positive impact on its customers: "This signifies a new era for talent management in the region. With access to expertise and powerful solutions built and tested around the world, SHL will enable customers to go global with us.”

Today’s news marks SHL’s second acquisition in twelve months after its acquisition in Japan. It’s the latest step in the company’s strategic evolution since Andy Bradshaw became CEO in 2018, to become a talent insight partner that provides SaaS solutions that to power data-driven decisions across the employee lifecycle.


About SHL

SHL, the global leader in Talent Insight, transforms businesses by leveraging the power of people, science, and technology. Our unrivaled, scientifically backed workforce data and highly validated talent solutions provide organizations with the insights needed to optimally leverage their people’s potential and maximize business outcomes. We equip recruiters and leaders with people insights at an organization, team, and individual level, accelerating growth, decision-making, and talent mobility and inspiring an inclusive culture that supports game-changing agility. For more information, visit

About Eshael Indonesia

SHL Indonesia supports companies through comprehensive solutions that enables their organizational human resources. Moving along with technologies, SHL Indonesia now provides technology-based skills measurement and assessment tools: digital assessments, as well as open training that is carried out both online and offline. SHL Indonesia has more than 250 clients throughout Indonesia, handling 40,000-50,000 candidates each year. Visit


Julia Landon