SHANGHAI, CHINA, March 11, 2016 — Cornerstone International Group, the global executive search and leadership development organization, has expanded its services in the Asia Pacific market with two senior appointments.
In Japan, the recently launched Cornerstone Yokohama has announced the addition of Director Atsushi Murata, a senior consultant in strategic management.
In Australia, veteran HR Director Anna Xu has joined Cornerstone International Group Australia to lead the Life Science practice group in both Melbourne and Sydney.
“We are delighted to welcome such highly qualified professionals,” says CEO Simon Wan from Cornerstone’s head office here. “Their experience and expertise will greatly benefit our clients in the region.”
Atsushi Murata’s experiences include director and advisor at a listed Food and Beverage company, Learning & Development practice lead at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting, a senior management role at a Human Capital group company of IBM, and director at a strategic management consulting firm.
As a business leader and a management consultant, he developed not only effective business solutions but also a “never give up” fighting spirit to encourage executives to overcome such difficulties.
Anna Xu joins Cornerstone in Australia as Associate Partner and brings a wealth of HR Leadership and international experience in the Life Science sector.
She was most recently the HR Director for Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co. Ltd. Based in Shenzhen, China, Mindray is one of the leading global innovators, developers and providers of sophisticated medical devices and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Anna was a key member of the Executive team and played an important role in the merger and acquisition of companies in USA and Australia. Her HR expertise includes: Strategic Workforce & Succession Planning, Talent Acquisition & Development, Organization Transformation & Development, and Compensation & Benefits.
About Cornerstone International Group
Cornerstone International Group is a world leading organization of retained executive search and recruiting specialists with 65 offices in 34 countries. It maintains head offices in Shanghai, China and in Atlanta, USA.