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Harvey Nash Executive Search expands its Asia Pacific business into China and Australia

The new business will be led by Executive Search Managing Director Nick Marsh and will focus on working with our existing network of clients as well as global Fortune 500 companies, private equity organisations and fast growing small to medium sized enterprises in Asia. Assignments will be delivered across the region and searches are currently being commissioned in India, China and Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines. 

26th March 2012, London, UK/Hong Kong - Harvey Nash Group plc, a £500m global executive and professional recruitment and leadership services group, announces the expansion of its geographic reach in the Asia Pacific region through the opening of an office in Hong Kong, China.

Nick Marsh commented: "We are excited to launch our new Asia Pacific business in 2012, the Chinese Year of the Dragon. We have been working with global clients in the region for some time now, so it makes sense for us to open our Asia Pacific Executive Search and Leadership Services Headquarters in Hong Kong. Demand from our European and US clients for executive search capability in the region has been increasing and many clients are growing their Asian businesses to capitalise on higher growth emerging markets. In addition, focus on diversity and gender balance in the Boardroom has now become increasingly important in Asia as well as Europe and the US. Our unique proposition and proven delivery capability in this rapidly developing market for advice and consulting, will further benefit many Asian Boardroom professionals and Human Resource functions." 

Albert Ellis, Chief Executive of Harvey Nash Group plc commented: "After recently announcing strong trading results, I'm delighted that Harvey Nash has decided to focus in the Asia Pacific emerging markets and particularly throughout China in line with our Group's strategy to expand from our base in Vietnam into Hong Kong and Australia in the first half of 2012."

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About Harvey Nash Executive Search: Asia Pacific

Harvey Nash Executive Search: Asia Pacific delivers search and leadership assignments at Director, Vice President, General Manager, Managing Director level with typical salary levels of HK$1.5m to HK$3.5m or equivalent. Our leading consultants are specialists who operate across Technology, Media, Telecommunication, Financial Services, FMCG, Retail, Industry / Manufacturing and Energy-Utilities sectors, and the team can offer a focus on the Chief Information Officer market. The business also has a strong track record in delivering diversity projects at board level as part of leadership and assessment services.

About Harvey Nash Group plc

Harvey Nash, a global professional recruitment consultancy and IT outsourcing service provider, is committed to delivering the very best talent and IT solutions to a broad base of international clients. The Group is a trusted advisor to some of the world's leading business, governments and institutions. Operating from 40 offices covering the USA, Europe and Asia, its talented professionals pursue the highest levels of integrity and quality in providing a unique portfolio of services: executive search, interim management, IT and finance recruitment and IT outsourcing. 

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