April 17, 2015 – Executive recruiting firm Marlin Hawk has strengthened its office in Hong Kong by extending its range of leadership advisory and executive search services to existing and new clients throughout the APAC region. Ben Leary has been appointed regional manager, APAC. He brings over 20 years’ experience in talent management, most recently in Hong Kong and Beijing where he ran his own executive search firm. Mr. Leary will support the acquisition and development of executive talent across the financial services, general commerce and professional services sectors. Chris Cook joins the firm as principal, APAC. He was previously a director with financial services search firm Executive Access Ltd. in Hong Kong and also has worked in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. Mr. Cook will deliver the next generation of C-suite talent across operational and general management roles, with a focus on wholesale and consumer financial services. “As a global advisory firm we continue to build on our reputation for value centricity, customer experience and innovation. Growing our regional network is the next logical step, with high caliber advisors who know the territory but think and act globally,” said Jonathan Hime, chief client officer. Marlin Hawk’s services 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.