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Harvey Nash appoints Leader of APAC Consumer and Retail Practice

Tanya Lau appointed to support regional growth of Harvey Nash in APAC

Hong Kong, 7 September 2015 - Harvey Nash, the leading executive search firm, today announced the appointment of Tanya Lau as Leader of its Consumer and Retail practice in Asia Pacific. In her new role, Ms. Lau will support the continued development of the executive search business within Consumer and Retail segments across the Asia Pacific region. 

With over a decade of executive search experience in the Consumer and Retail sector, Ms. Lau joins Harvey Nash from CTPartners where she was tasked with setting up and developing the Consumer practice in Greater China. Prior to her work with CTPartners, Ms. Lau was a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry in Greater China, focusing on Consumer and Industry clients. Ms. Lau will be based in Hong Kong at Harvey Nash's Asia Pacific Headquarters and will report directly to Nick Marsh, Managing Director of Harvey Nash Asia Pacific.

"Since the establishment of Harvey Nash Asia Pacific in 2012 we have continued to grow our presence across the region, including the recent launch of our Singapore office and investment in Japan with a recent acquisition," comments Nick Marsh, Managing Director, Harvey Nash Asia Pacific. "Tanya Lau's appointment shows our strong commitment to developing our team in Asia Pacific. We are delighted to welcome Tanya to the team and will support her in the significant role she will play in further developing our Executive Search business across Asia."   

Ms. Lau commented: "Harvey Nash has an unmatched reputation for innovation and discovering hidden talents. Its diversity initiatives, including Inspire and Women's Directorship Programmes, are testament to this. I am excited to join Harvey Nash and I am looking forward to playing my part in growing the Consumer and Retail sector business for the company across Asia Pacific."

Over the last two decades, Harvey Nash has continued to provide top-tier executive search services for multinational firms. With Hong Kong still considered the main market for the Consumer and Retail sector in Asia Pacific, Ms. Lau joins a team of high calibre consultants and executive research experts in the Hong Kong office. 

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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. We work with clients, both large and small, to deliver a portfolio of services: executive search, professional recruitment and outsourcing.

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