Regional 

HR Practice

 

Head Fragment from a

Plaque

India, 5th century

Focus areas

As companies seek solutions to the myriad of organizational challenges, we at Global Sage are continuing to track the ongoing evolution of the HR function to help our clients tackle emerging trends such as People Science, Agile HR, Employee Experience (EX), and many others.

Head of HR

Head of Talent

Head of Programs

Human Capital

Compensation & Benefits

Recent track record

We have successfully placed candidates in the following key roles for our clients:

Our consultants

Fung Mei Yip

Partner, Managing Director
Hong Kong
+
-

Fung Mei Yip is a Partner, Managing Director of Insurance and Regional HR Practice Leader based in the Hong Kong office of Global Sage. Fung Mei brings over 26 years of experience in human resources management, talent acquisition, executive recruitment and talent management. Previously, she worked with Prudential Corporation Asia as Head of Strategic Resourcing, where she was responsible for executive search and talent assessment for both the insurance and asset management businesses across the region. Prior to that, Fung Mei was with Royal Bank of Scotland as Head of Resourcing, North Asia. She also held senior HR/staffing roles at Agilent Technologies and Motorola. Earlier in her career she worked as a management consultant with PwC. Fung Mei holds a degree in Business Studies from the University of Liverpool.

Specialization
C-Suite, Insurance, Reinsurance, Insurtech, Human Resources, Advanced Technology

Queenie Chen

Partner, Managing Director
Taipei
+
-

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.

Specialization
Luxury, Retail & Consumer Goods, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics & Sourcing

Hirokazu Tamura

Partner, Managing Director
Tokyo
+
-

Hirokazu Tamura is a Partner, Managing Director and Head of Japan based in the Tokyo office of Global Sage. He brings over 17 years of financial services executive search experience to the firm. Since joining Global Sage, he has been instrumental in building out the Japan search practice across traditional and alternative asset management; wealth management; investment banking and private assets, placing senior investment, distribution, product and operations professionals across the financial services industry. In 2016, Hirokazu was recognized as the “Outstanding Recruiter of the year in Japan” by Recruitment International. Hirokazu attended Toyama College of Foreign Languages. He speaks fluent English and Japanese.

Specialization
Asset Management, Private Assets, Investment Banking, Global Markets, Private Banking, C-Level

Xavier Alix

Managing Director
Paris
+
-

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.

Ati Simatupang

Partner, Managing Director
Jakarta
+
-

Ati Simatupang is a Partner, Managing Director based in the Jakarta office of Global Sage. She brings over 22 years of experience in executive search. Prior to joining Global Sage, Ati was one of the founding members of Bo Le Associates, with her last position as Chief Client Officer of Southeast Asia. In this role, she was involved in the opening of each office within Southeast Asia for the firm. She has developed a solid knowledge of the Southeast Asian market with its dynamic, culturally diverse talent pool, and complex organization changes unique to emerging markets. She has travelled frequently to visit and develop client relations in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar. She specializes in recruiting senior executives including: Regional Heads, CEOs, CFOs, Country Managers, Presidents and Managing Directors for a wide range of industries, mainly across Financial Services such as Consumer Banking, Consumer Finance, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Private Equity and other industries such as FMCG, Retail and Industrial. As a search consultant, Ati is known for her expertise in handling complicated HR and recruitment issues that face companies expanding their operations at a rapid rate, as well as business start-ups in a challenging environment in an emerging market. Ati holds a BA in Business Studies and Marketing from William Business College in Sydney.

Specialization
Luxury, Retail & Consumer Goods, Real Estate, Insurance, Fintech, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Start-Ups

Mava Chan

Associate Director
Hong Kong
+
-

Mava Chan focuses on the recruitment of senior professionals in the insurance, asset management, financial services, InsurTech / Fintech and human resources space. She was previously with Bo Le Associates, focused on placing Asia-based asset management and M&A professionals.

Before joining the executive search industry, Mava worked for 10 years as an investment consultant for sizable brokerage firms in Hong Kong. She has extensive experience in wealth management products including equities, derivatives and insurance. She also hosted an online financial radio program and contributed investment articles in leading financial journals. Prior to that, she was a marketing professional in the exhibition and publishing industry covering the Hong Kong and China markets.

Mava holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Hong Kong.

Specialization
Insurance, Reinsurance, Insurtech, Wealth Management, Advanced Technology, Human Resources