Heidrick & Struggles Makes Leadership Changes in Asia-Pacific and Middle East Region

Heidrick & Struggles has announced new leadership appointments in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region. These include regional practice managing partners in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East for the global technology and services practice and the CEO and board of directors practice; country manager for Australia; and partner-in-charge for Singapore.

“As organizations continue to navigate a course for success and adapt through these uncertain times, our latest leadership appointments draw on our consultants’ deep expertise that will enable us to better support our clients and meet the ever-evolving, diverse business needs in the region,” said Stephen McAlinden, regional leader, Asia-Pacific and Middle East. “The new appointments will also strengthen our own leadership and teams across key geographies for our business. We are committed to the continuous growth of talent within our firm, and we are excited to begin this next chapter with our newly positioned partners at the helm.”

Guy Farrow, located in Sydney, becomes regional practice managing partner of the CEO and board of directors practice for Asia-Pacific and Middle East, a newly created role. He has contributed to board, CEO and senior executive searches for clients in the industrial sector, focusing on transportation, logistics, infrastructure and energy. Mr. Farrow also has broad international expertise in operations, sales and marketing, finance and planning, and E-commerce.

Graham Kittle, also based in Sydney, has been appointed as country manager of Heidrick & Struggles Australia. With over 25 years of experience in technology, digital and consulting, he will continue to lead executive search engagements in C-suite and board levels across high-tech, digital, consulting services, and private equity and venture capital investments in the digital and technology sectors.

Dan Cullen, based in Singapore, has been appointed as regional practice managing partner of the global technology and services practice for Asia-Pacific and Middle East. Mr. Cullen has experience in facilitating senior leadership and organizational transformation in areas, such as cloud, cybersecurity, digital, IoT and mobility. In his new role, he will focus on software leadership, as well as private equity and venture capital investments in the digital infrastructure and cloud industries.

Jiat-Hui Wu has been named partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Singapore office. She has a background in leadership consulting and executive search for leading financial institutions in Southeast Asia, particularly for Singapore-headquartered organizations. With her specialist industry knowledge of asset management, banking, insurance and financial technology, Ms. Wu will lead the team, continuing to advise organizations on their leadership requirements.


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