Thursday, April 16th, 2015

London and Hong Kong, Apr 16, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Leadership advisory firm Marlin Hawk, which handles executive assignments in Asia for several multinational clients, has strengthened its office in Hong Kong. The firm will extend its range of leadership advisory and executive search services to existing and new clients throughout the APAC region.

Ben Leary has been appointed Regional Manager, APAC. He brings over 20 years' experience in talent management, most recently in Hong Kong and Beijing where he ran his own executive search firm. He will support the acquisition and development of executive talent across financial services, general commerce and professional services. Prior to his career in APAC, Ben managed teams of search professionals in the technology, media and telecoms industries.

Chris Cook has been appointed Principal, APAC. He joins from Asia's top ranked financial services search firm and, having worked in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore, has access to an extensive cross-continental executive network. Chris' remit is to deliver the next generation of C-suite talent across operational and general management roles, with a focus on wholesale and consumer financial services.

Jonathan Hime, Chief Client Officer at Marlin Hawk, said: "As a global advisory firm we continue to build on our reputation for value centricity, customer experience and innovation. Growing our regional network is the next logical step, with high calibre advisors who know the territory but think and act globally. I am delighted to have Ben and Chris representing the Marlin Hawk brand and look forward to providing first class advisory services across the APAC region."

Marlin Hawk is a leadership advisory and executive search firm that delivers the next generation of business leaders.

The world of business never stands still. Companies must adapt, employing the right leaders for an ever changing landscape. At Marlin Hawk we like to challenge convention. We have redefined executive search and pioneered new ways to help companies secure and develop the talent they need to thrive. We use our acute insight to hunt wider, deeper and smarter than anyone else. We discover, deliver and nurture the people who can transform your business and sustain its success well into the future.

Marlin Hawk is built on a set of core values, with client and candidate relationships at the heart. We are not in the business of 'completing transactions'. We never settle for the obvious and reach far for our market intelligence. We apply innovative techniques and fresh thinking to every brief and find unexpected solutions. We set the highest standards for ourselves in terms of ethics, unrelenting hard work and results.

Marlin Hawk's services include Executive Search, Market Intelligence & Benchmarking, Interim Management, Project Services and Leadership Assessment. The firm has offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong.

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Marlin Hawk
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