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Harvey Nash Strengthens Cyber Security Focus for APAC

Tech specialist Bally Binji joins the expanding Harvey Nash APAC team

Singapore, 15th December 2016 - Harvey Nash, the global executive search and leadership services firm, has announced the appointment of Bally Binji as Associate Director of the Technology Practice specialising in Cyber Security. Ms. Binji is based in Harvey Nash's Singapore office.

Ms. Binji has worked in Singapore, Hong Kong and London, with almost two decades of industry experience she offers a unique blend of skills and experience, having worked in enterprise software sales in London. Upon her move to Asia, she moved into executive search utilising her tech domain knowledge to become a specialist head hunter. 

Prior to joining Harvey Nash, Ms. Binji was a Director with a technology focused search and talent selection organisation , where she was responsible for the executive search function across APAC working within the fields of Cyber Security, Cloud,  Big Data, Analytics, Mobility and Digital. 

In her new role with Harvey Nash, she reports to Richard Goddard, Managing Director of Harvey Nash Executive Search South-East Asia. Ms. Binji is responsible for supporting the development of the Technology Practice across the South-East Asia markets, focused on Cyber Security executive roles whilst assisting with the growth across Enterprise Software, Cloud, SaaS, Data Analytics and Social Functions. 

CIOs in APAC are faced with more cyber-attacks than their global counterparts, as this year's Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey revealed, 32 per cent of APAC CIOs have responded to a major IT security or a cyber-attack on behalf of their organisation in the last two years, versus 28 per cent globally. Companies are under increasing pressure to manage security concerns. Less than a fifth of CIOs in the region feel confident their organisation is very well prepared to identify and respond to cyber-attack. This latest appointment reinforces Harvey Nash's continued focus on growth in the region in response to increasing client demand for specialist executive level hires and talent mapping services.  

"Bally brings valuable insights and a passion to Harvey Nash. Having worked previously within the tech industry in a sales capacity, Bally understands the needs of our clients and candidates, said Richard Goddard, Managing Director, Harvey Nash Executive Search South-East Asia, Head of the APAC Technology Practice. "We are delighted to welcome Bally to our expanding team in Singapore and we are confident she will develop the growth of our technology business across the region".


"I am thrilled to be part of Harvey Nash Executive Search's dynamic team," said Bally Binji, Associate Director, Harvey Nash Executive Search. "The company has a strong brand within the technology space and is hugely dedicated to the power of diverse talent.  I look forward to supporting Harvey Nash's diversity initiatives across the region as we take up our mantle as the go-to search provider for Cyber Security talent."

Harvey Nash Executive Search APAC operates across the region from five key office locations - Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, Singapore and Vietnam.  For more information, please visit www.harveynash.com/sg 

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About Harvey Nash
A pioneer in executive search, professional recruitment and IT outsourcing.

Established in 1988, Harvey Nash has supported many of the world's leading organisations to recruit, source and manage the highly skilled talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive and technology driven world.

With 7,000 professionals in more than 40 offices across the USA, Europe and Asia, the Group has the reach and resources of a global organisation, whilst fostering a culture of innovation and agility that empowers its people to respond to constantly changing client needs. Harvey Nash works with clients, both large and small, to deliver a portfolio of services: executive search, professional recruitment and outsourcing.


About Inspire:

Inspire is Harvey Nash's executive business network of board-level women. Launched in 2008 with the aim of promoting female leadership, the network has over 4,000 members across the UK, Continental Europe, the U.S. and Asia Pacific. The cross-industry network aims to enable members to contribute ideas, share knowledge and best practice and hear from senior business leaders, providing a forum for support and career guidance.

For more information please visit: www.harveynash.com/inspire/

About the Women's Directorship Programme:

Established in 2013, the Women's Directorship Programme (WDP) is a joint venture between Harvey Nash and The University of Hong Kong, HKU Business School. The certificated programme is designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate they are ready for the responsibilities of the boardroom as a director or non-executive director.  Participants from broad ranging markets and business sectors, including banking and finance, telecoms, insurance, communications and logistics, have taken part in the programme to date.

For more information, please visit www.wdpglobal.com

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