Heidrick & Struggles appoints new leaders for Asia Pacific & Middle East
Global leadership advisory and on-demand talent solutions firm Heidrick & Struggles today announced new leadership appointments in the Asia Pacific and Middle East region, effective January 1, 2022, as part of its ongoing commitment to professional development and advancement.
These include regional practice managing partners in Asia Pacific and the Middle East for the Global Technology & Services Practice and the CEO and Board of Directors Practice; country manager for Australia; and partner-in-charge for Singapore.
Dan Cullen, based in Singapore, has been appointed as regional practice managing partner of the Global Technology & Services Practice for Asia Pacific & Middle East. Cullen has deep experience in facilitating senior leadership and organizational transformation in areas, such as cloud, cybersecurity, digital, IoT and mobility. In his new role, he will focus on software leadership, as well as private equity and venture capital investments in the digital infrastructure and cloud industries.
Jiat-Hui Wu has been named partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles' Singapore office. Wu has a strong background in leadership consulting and executive search for leading financial institutions in Southeast Asia, particularly for Singapore-headquartered organizations. With her specialist industry knowledge of asset management, banking, insurance and financial technology, Wu will lead a strong team, continuing to advise organizations on their leadership requirements.
Graham Kittle, also based in Sydney, takes on the role of country manager of Heidrick & Struggles Australia. In this new role, Kittle will lead a diverse and talented team to continue strengthening our leading positioning and drive impactful growth of the firm's full range of capabilities and services. With over 25 years of experience in technology, digital and consulting, Kittle will continue to lead executive search engagements in C-suite and board levels across high-tech, digital, consulting services and private equity and venture capital investments in the digital and technology sectors.
Guy Farrow, based in Sydney, becomes regional practice managing partner of the CEO and Board of Directors Practice for Asia Pacific & Middle East, a newly created role. He has contributed to board, CEO and senior executive searches for clients in the industrial sector, focusing on transportation, logistics, infrastructure and energy. Farrow also has broad international expertise in operations, sales and marketing, finance and planning and ecommerce.
"As organizations continue to navigate a course for success and adapt through these uncertain times, our latest leadership appointments draw on our consultants' deep expertise that will enable us to better support our clients and meet the ever evolving, diverse business needs in the region. The new appointments will also strengthen our own leadership and teams across key geographies for our business," said Stephen McAlinden, Regional Leader, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Heidrick & Struggles commenting on the appointments.