Based in Montreal, Karen Wong is an integral member of the firm’s Executive Search practice in Canada. She has more than 25 years of international search, financial and operational experience. Her proven track record of success in helping clients secure exceptional talent stems from a laser focus in understanding client needs, building trust-based advisory relationships and delivering the highest quality service to clients and candidates alike. Karen is passionate about finding innovative and creative ways to help clients solve their toughest talent needs and thinking more holistically in how leadership talent is sourced, developed and retained.
Prior to joining LHH Knightsbridge, Karen has held several leadership roles at Korn Ferry International in Professional Search, RPO and Projects. In her last role there as VP of Global Business Operations, she and her team had built an innovative business onboarding program, which was designed to create an optimal business integration and new hire experience.
Prior to Korn Ferry, Karen had spent a decade with Michael Page International in Hong Kong and New York City and had played an integral role in helping build both start-up businesses. She had commenced her career in Audit & Business Advisory with Miller Hersh and Price Waterhouse in Montreal and Hong Kong.
Karen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from McGill University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.