June 6, 2016 – Executive search firm Marlin Hawk has added Marc Baloch as associate partner for Asia. He will focus on leadership advisory and executive search services across Asia within the insurance, consumer & wholesale banking and private wealth management sectors.
Mr. Baloch’s intercontinental executive search experience covers Germany, Central & Eastern Europe and Asia. He has been based in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong, placing senior executives throughout the APAC region, including a number of high growth economies, including Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. He has a track record in discovering C-suite talent across multiple functions and has a particular interest in the impact of digital transformation on future business leadership. He joins Marlin Hawk from Harvey Nash, where he headed its retail financial services practice.
“Marc’s international network, understanding of the financial services landscape and cultural awareness make him the perfect fit. We are delighted to welcome him on board,” said Jonathan Hime, group managing partner at Marlin Hawk. “As well as managing Asia, he will be responsible for joining up our global accounts and delivering the same high quality customer experience across all territories.”
Mr. Baloch said: “Marlin Hawk has a growing reputation for excellence, innovation, value centricity and customer experience. I look forward to representing the brand in Asia and providing financial services clients with game changing leadership advisory services in addition to executive search.”
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Marlin Hawk is a global leadership advisory and executive search boutique offering talent management and leadership advisory solutions services that include executive search, market intelligence & benchmarking, interim management, project services and leadership assessment. The firm has offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong. Mr. Baloch will be based in its Hong Kong office.
Just recently, Marlin Hawk promoted John-Claude Hesketh and Lisa Peacock-Edwards to serve as partners. Mr. Hesketh is responsible for the financial services & insurance practice at the firm across the U.K., Europe and Asia. Ms. Peacock-Edwards handles client delivery across the firm’s financial services and commerce & industry practices in The Americas.
The firm also added Chris Crowe as senior consultant in its San Francisco office. He provides talent management and executive search services to West Coast tech clients and, as a strategic partner to the firm’s New York operation, will use his cross-industry and cross-functional experience to support clients in other sectors.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media