SINGAPORE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing demand for senior executive talent in the Asia-Pacific region within food, agribusiness, and life sciences organizations, Kincannon & Reed Global Executive Search today unveiled the firm's most significant expansion of its global footprint to date.
The company announced the opening of an office in Singapore's Central Business District and the formation of a Singapore subsidiary, Kincannon & Reed Singapore, Pte. Ltd.
Ms. Lelia Lim-Loges will head the Singapore office, with the title of Managing Director, Asia Pacific. She will work from both Hong Kong and the Singapore office.
Also, in Shanghai, China, Henry Zhu has been named Director and will serve Kincannon & Reed clients as part of the Asia-Pacific team.
"There is a hunger for talent here. And Lelia brings the deep regional and corporate insights that Kincannon & Reed prizes in order to understand the senior leadership needs of our clients," said Gregory J. Duerksen, President of Kincannon & Reed. "Her knowledge of the talent pool and her strong client focus fit perfectly with our global collaborative approach."
Lim-Loges joins Kincannon & Reed after a broad international career spanning 15 years in executive search, as well as previous corporate roles with Kumpulan Emas Berhad in Malaysia and BP Marine. She is joined in the Singapore office by research and administrative staff.
Lim-Loges holds an MBA in Finance from the Hull University School of Management, UK, and an undergraduate degree in Law (LLB Honours) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. She is fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia, and speaks basic Mandarin and German.
Zhu has experience in international and Asia-Pacific retained search engagements. Prior to his executive search career, he held Director-level positions with the consulting firms Accenture and Bearing Point, among others.
About Kincannon & Reed
Kincannon & Reed is the only global search firm focused exclusively on executive positions in the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors. Founded in 1981, the company serves clients throughout the world from locations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific. The firm's motto is "We recruit leaders for organizations that feed the world and keep it healthy." For more information, visit www.KRsearch.com.
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