Alastair Bruce has over twenty-five years’ experience gained in the financial services sector as an equity trader and institutional sales with two respected blue-chip organisations in the U.K. and in the Far East, and more recently as a senior executive search consultant in the UK and Asia. He has carried out senior assignments for many of the leading investment, corporate and private banks and asset management organisations across the Asian region. Alastair came to Asia in 1995 after completing an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Birmingham University in the UK.
Global Financial Services
Queenie Chen has over 20 years of executive search and Human Resources management experience in Taiwan and China.
Prior to joining Global Sage, Queenie worked for Asia Pulp & Paper as a Vice GM for Global Talent Acquisition and was based in Shanghai for 6 years. She also worked for one of the largest worldwide footwear manufacturers and a networking manufacturer as HR Director.
Before moving to Shanghai, Queenie was Managing Director for Bo Le Associates Taiwan for 10 years, leading the Taiwan business and operations. She mainly focuses on the Consumer Goods, Retail, Telecom, Banking & Finance, and Manufacturing industries, with proven track records in searching for GM- and C-level positions in Taiwan, China, SEA, Australia, and the US.
Luxury, Retail & Consumer Goods, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics & Sourcing
Nancy Yick is a Partner, Managing Director and Head of Consumer Markets based in the Hong Kong office of Global Sage. She has over 22 years of executive search experience covering the Consumer, Properties and Pharmaceutical sectors across the region. Nancy’s core competencies are in handling senior-level hires for both multinational and local organizations across different functions and industries. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Bo Le Associates and had also worked at Russell Reynolds.
Luxury, Retail & Consumer Goods, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Fintech, Start-Ups
Joyce Soo is a Partner, Managing Director for the Consumer & Industrial practice. She is based in the Kuala Lumpur office of Global Sage. Joyce brings over 17 years of experience in senior-level executive search across a wide range of industrial and consumer businesses. Previously, she was Managing Director and Co-Regional Lead for the Consumer and Industrial Practice, Asia at Bo Le Associates. She has successfully led and delivered a significant number of search assignments for clients ranging from medium-sized and family-owned companies, to private equity as well as large global organizations. Her core areas of expertise lie within the following markets/sectors: Consumer Goods/FMCG, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences as well as Manufacturing and Industrial. Joyce holds a degree in Business Administration from University of Wales in the UK. She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Luxury, Retail & Consumer Goods, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Finance, Risk & Compliance
With over 30 years of executive search experience, Xavier Alix works out of Paris, New York, and Hong Kong and concentrates on C-level and Board Director positions for a wide range of clients, particularly in the Consumer, Industrial, Life Science, and Advanced Technology sectors. His clients are mostly large international companies, for which he conducts searches for positions in the USA, Europe, and Asia.
Xavier started his career in executive search in New York with Russell Reynolds Associates, eventually becoming Managing Director in their Paris office. He then co-founded Odgers Berndtson, one of the leading Executive Search firms in Europe, and was Chairman of Berndtson, their European operations. Prior to becoming an Executive Search Consultant, Xavier worked in Frankfurt, Germany for the Management Board of Hoechst AG, then the world’s largest pharmaceutical group and subsequently merged into Sanofi-Aventis. He was also General Manager, France for Lotus Development Corp., a leading US microcomputer software company now part of IBM.
Xavier holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M.S. degree in Engineering from Ecole Centrale.
Arthur Lui is a Director based in the newly opened Shenzhen office of Global Sage. Under his leadership, Global Sage is expected to expand the firm’s presence in China, allowing it to work more strategically with its clients in the Greater Bay Area. Arthur joined from The Page Group and was instrumental in building its onshore PE and VC Practice. He also works closely with Portfolio Companies across the Blockchain & Crypto, AI and Data Centre industries.