April 1, 2010 – Executive search firm J. Robert Scott has added new executive search professionals to its Hong Kong office. The firm named David Hui, a 10-year veteran of the executive recruiting industry, as managing director and head of its Asia Pacific region, which already includes operations in Singapore. Additionally, Ivy Ng was appointed managing director, Mark Gaffney was named principal and Rakesh Sippy joined as a senior associate in the firm’s Hong Kong office. In Shanghai, Janet Lui has been selected as managing director. She will be joined by Evelyn Gong who will work as an associate. Both offices will initially serve the financial services sector, with future plans to support J. Robert Scott’s other core global practices of technology, life sciences and higher education/not-for-profit. “Strengthening our presence in Asia with these highly experienced executive search professionals demonstrates our confidence in the region and our strong belief in the role Asia has to play in global economic recovery,” said Bill Holodnak, president of J. Robert Scott. “Over the past year, our global clients have increasingly asked us to help them with their executive hiring in Asia. Bringing on David and his team in Hong Kong and Shanghai continues our global expansion strategy in support of our international clients’ executive search needs.” J. Robert Scott, headquartered in Boston, also has offices in San Francisco, London and Singapore.