Leadership advisory firm Marlin Hawk has appointed Marc Baloch as associate partner for Asia. Baloch joins from Harvey Nash, where he headed the retail financial services practice, and will focus on leadership advisory and executive search services across Asia within insurance, consumer & wholesale banking and private wealth management.
“Marc’s international network, understanding of the financial services landscape and cultural awareness make him the perfect fit. We are delighted to welcome him on board,” said Jonathan Hime, Group Managing Partner at Marlin Hawk. “As well as managing Asia, he will be responsible for joining up our global accounts and delivering the same high quality customer experience across all territories.”
A German national, Baloch’s intercontinental executive search experience covers Germany, Central & Eastern Europe and Asia. He has been based in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong and has placed senior executives throughout the APAC region, including high growth economies such as Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. He has a track record in discovering C-suite talent across multiple functions and has a particular interest in the impact of digital transformation on future business leadership.
Baloch said: “Marlin Hawk has a growing reputation for excellence, innovation, value centricity and customer experience. I look forward to representing the brand in Asia and providing financial services clients with game changing leadership advisory services in addition to executive search.”
Marlin Hawk is a global boutique advisory firm focused on the next generation of leaders. It has offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Singapore. Baloch will be based in the Hong Kong office.