Marlin Hawk Expands Presence In Asia

published on 15 April 2015

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. “