Stanton Chase Debuts Its First Malaysian Office

Stanton Chase is pleased to announce the opening of its first office in Malaysia. As a result of this highly anticipated debut, Stanton Chase will further expand its footprint. Our new office will serve the South East Asian market, while also interfacing with the APAC, American, and European regions.  

“This is an exciting time for Stanton Chase,” Jan-Bart Smits, Stanton Chase’s International Chair of the Board said.

“We feel fortunate to be expanding into new territory. The team that will be piloting our Malaysian office is the best of the best. We are certain that they will be an asset to the businesses of South East Asia."

Jan-Bart Smits, Stanton Chase’s International Chair

Ingo Schmittmann will be at the helm of this thrilling new location. He is also a partner at our office in Frankfurt and the Global Practice Leader of our Aviation & Railway practice. He has 25 years of experience in Human Resources and Management in the Aviation, Railway, Infrastructure, Communication, and Engineering industries. Additionally, Ingo spent a decade working in Asia and North Africa, and previously held positions such as Chief Financial Officer.  

Farid Hamad (Partner) and Cristina Magat (Research Director) will work alongside Ingo at our new location. Cristina has over 30 years of experience in several industries. She has also worked in medical and scientific instrumentation sales and technical supervision, as well as managed MBA programs at leading UK universities.  

Farid has been involved in the consulting services industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Stanton Chase, he worked for five global companies, various Malaysian government agencies, Government Linked Companies (GLCs), and a few major consulting firms.  

“The knowledge we have of South East Asian markets and cultures enables us to offer unparalleled service to our clients. As a leader in executive search and management assessment, we are delighted to offer our expertise to a new market. We hope to forge long-term and fruitful partnerships here just as we have in over 70 other locations around the world,” Ingo Schmittman said. 

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