July 7, 2009 – Allen Austin Global Executive Search has appointed Kim Sim as a partner in the firm’s Asia Pacific region. Mr. Sim has over nine years experience in executive search, previously serving as senior vice president with DHR International, based in Hong Kong; he also served as vice president at Ken Clark International, where he was based in Shanghai. His practice is focused primarily in the life sciences, healthcare, biotechnology and consumer sectors. Mr. Kim’s executive search experience includes placing Asian-based senior executives in industries such as healthcare, life sciences, biotechnology, fast moving consumer goods, industrial and manufacturing as well as other sectors. Client companies have included Tyco Healthcare (now Covidien), Baxter, Synthes, Avon, Ingersoll-Rand, and Smith & Nephew.