Penrhyn Expands Asia Pacific Network

December 23, 2015 – Penrhyn International has expanded into Asia Pacific with the addition of The People at Work, a regional executive search firm with offices in Singapore, Shanghai and Manila.

Joo-Lee Aw, founder and managing partner, is joined on The People at Work leadership team by Chong Lian Ong (partner, Singapore) and Cesar Ginete (partner, Philippines).

Established in 2000, The People at Work provides executive search and talent advisory services in Asia Pacific, covering sectors including industrial, automotive, consumer, e-commerce, healthcare, logistics, insurance, financial services, infrastructure and real estate. It has experience completing C-suite and senior-level searches across Asian markets, including Singapore, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Taiwan.

“We are delighted to welcome The People at Work – they are a significant addition to our global capabilities, extending the resources and access to talent we can provide to our international clients operating in Asia Pacific,” said Connie Adair, Penrhyn International chair.

“Joining Penrhyn enables our clients to benefit from their established global footprint across major economic centers in Europe and the Americas,” said Ms. Aw. “We see a strong fit with Penrhyn with their culture of high quality members who are professionals deeply committed to providing their clients access to global market intelligence and world-class talents. We look forward to playing a significant role sharing market insights from the Asia region while broadening our global horizons and reach.”

Earlier this year, The People At Work named Kenneth Leow as partner, strategic talent advisory services. He has more than 25 years of HR, management and sales experience both in corporate and entrepreneurial ventures. Mr. Leow previously established a human capital consulting firm that focused on assessment, career transition and business strategy development, with a special focus on the China market. He is presently based in Singapore.

Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media

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