H.I. Executive Consulting Expands in APAC

HIEC is proud to announce the hiring of three new Partners across Asia-Pacific to further strengthen its presence in the region. The appointments serve to better support the company’s mission of providing seamlessly connected global services to clients across the world in Digital & Technology, Consumer & Retail, Professional Services, Financial Services and Real Estate Sectors. The hires will play key roles in supporting international clients expand their teams and scale their businesses in the Asia-Pacific region as well as providing deeper support to the Asia-headquartered clients.

“Building on our many years of work and success in Asia as well as our global track record, we have been able to attract an exceptional team of three additional leading professionals in each of their industry and functional areas that perfectly match with our global sectors of focus both on behalf of Publicly-listed and Investor-backed companies,” commented Philip Boyd, Global Managing Partner, HIEC.

“With our reputation established in Asia, our local and global clients will benefit substantially from these additions to our Partner team, which now numbers six highly experienced search professionals. It has been a privilege to attract such a talented team of Partners to our firm, which is a measure of how our one global P&L, one global resourcing model and focus on Disruptors in the Digital era is setting us apart from the more traditional Tier-1 executive search firms,” added Mike Goldstone, Managing Partner of Asia-Pacific/Japan, HIEC.

Cassandra Lee joins as Partner with a global focus on Supply Chain & Logistics plus Procurement & Sourcing. She is an industry authority with over 18 years of search experience in her field and with previous experience in retail merchandising and buying at Target Australia. Prior to HIEC she was Director and General Manager for North Asia & Greater China at a leading Asian boutique search firm. Cassandra’s appointment will serve to further strengthen Heads! global capabilities in all our industry sectors through her focus on Logistics and Supply Chain functional roles. She will be based in Hong Kong.

Paul Chau joins as Partner in the Global Digital & Technology Practice. He joins from one of the leading international search firms, where he led the CIO practice in Asia-Pacific as well as other C-level searches across Consumer, Telecoms, Digital & Technology, Industrial, and Financial Services sectors. Prior to gaining 17 years’ experience in search, Paul held executive positions across the US and Mainland China at AT&T. His appointment will serve to further strengthen HIEC delivery capabilities to Digital & Technology clients in Asia, as well as support other global cross-sector searches as an expert in CIO and Telecomm related work. He will be based in Hong Kong.

Gavin Ng joins as Partner to lead the Shanghai Office. He will also lead the Professional Services & Consulting Practice in Asia-Pacific and support other China-related searches. Gavin previously was a CEO and Founder of a leading boutique Mainland China executive search firm, which he founded after an initial career in Management Consulting and Corporate Development having worked for companies such as Roland Berger and A.T. Kearny. He will be based in Shanghai.