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ATLANTIC RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
Senior Management Executive Search & Recruitment Worldwide
Asia  -  North America  -  Latin America  -  Europe  -  Africa  -  Middle East

ASIA - PACIFIC
The Recruitment of Global, Pan-Asian, & Nation-Specific Strategic Managers is Our Speciality

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A Sampling of Past or Currently Listed Jobs

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Asia Senior Management & General Management Executive Search

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Chief Executive Officer (Asia CEO) - Machine Tools

LOCATION: China

COMPANY: Major European Machine Tools Manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia CEO  should have a strong technical background in a similar industry (assembly equipment, peripherals). Hands on General Manager. Strong ability to develop business in China market. Very sales oriented and able to mentor and develop sales team across Asia. Leadership, entrepreneurship, strategic vision, profits oriented. Effective team builder and leader. Ability to work in a matrix organization. Ability to make decisive decisions and implement strategies. High integrity Chinese-English bilingual Asia CEO with strong machine tool experiences. Direct Superior: CEO Group. Direct Subordinates: VP Sales and Marketing – BU Asia; CFO Asia (with dual reporting to CFO/CEO Group; Operations manager (GM) China facility; Operations/ Supply chain manager Taiwan; General Manager SE Asia

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a a leading European machine tool maker, a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for their Asia businesses. Reporting to the Group CEO, the Asia CEO’s mission is to assure market position growth and profitability to the business unit in the short & middle term. The Asia CEO is responsible for the implementation of the group strategies that impact the local BU and working across BU lines with group functions to ensure the sharing of best practices occurs and global practices are implemented and adhered to. The Asia CEO is directly responsible for the day to day operations of the region, including sales and margin performance, service networks and manufacturing within the region. Responsible for the management of the day to day operations which responsibility shall include by not necessarily be limited to:

o   Lead the business according to the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategies established with group management and consistent with those established for the Group.

o   Lead, develop and maintain a team oriented organization that is consistent with and is capable of achieving the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategy;

o   Development of managerial goals and objectives consistent with the MVVS of the BU;

o   Hire and evaluate the performance of all other employees directly reporting to the Chief Executive Officer;

o   Provide leadership and supervision to direct staff and ensure that objectives are properly set and achieved, providing support where required to facilitate results and interactions across departments.

o   Develop and timely implement Strategies consistent with the MVVS that will achieve the desired outcomes of the Group Vision, including sales, operating and financial strategies.  Strategies should be consistent with the Group strategies and mutually agreed with the Group CEO.

o   In collaboration with Group marketing, know and follow the existing and emerging markets, in terms of customers’ expectations, competitors, (presence at shows, market studies), develop and implement market strategies consistent with those set out by the Group.  Ensure that targets are set continually reviewed and in cooperation with group management, ensure achievable targets are set and realized.

o   Manage the Operations, financial results and assets of the BU consistent with the goals and outlines of the Group including:

o   Development of internal review and control systems calculated to facilitate smooth and efficient operations;

o   Development and ongoing review of production management systems, including quality control systems for all phases of manufacturing to product quality, this includes coordination of best practices and priorities established by the Synergy Group.

o   Develop and instill a culture of innovation with respect to product and process development and product development driven according to feedback from Group functions, this includes coordination of best practices and priorities established by the Group Marketing and Synergy functions;

o   Development of operational expense and cost of sales budgets and operational plans calculated to maximize gross margin, maximize profit and minimize expenses.  These will be developed in parallel with and in cooperation of the sales and marketing budgets;

o   Asset management;

o   Liabilities management;

o   Direct responsibility for the operation of Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia.

o   Perform all such duties customarily associated with the position of Chief Executive Officer of a sales and manufacturing company of similar size and asset composition.

o   Closely collaborate with the Group Marketing Function (CMO) and the Synergy group to ensure alignment of strategies, priorities and assuring a positive and collaborative teamwork.

o   A significant growth opportunity and area for Group is implanting the 1 stop shop strategy in Asia. This includes the development of the local sales strategy and positioning, expansion of current production facilities to manufacture products locally, developing a vertical manufacturing team that is capable of complete manufacturing, design engineering, etc. The Asia CEO will have direct day to day responsibility on in the implementation of this strategy and building the team, working alongside the Synergy and Group marketing functions.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH:China Managing Director - Hydraulic Valves

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: European hydraulic valves manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director with strong sales-orientation. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese. A China Managing Director who is a strong sales person with developed management skills and ambition and drive to be successful in the Chinese market. A China Managing Director with strong communication and negotiation skills Pro-active and capable of thinking a few steps ahead

Recruiter seeks a China Managing Director on behalf of a European valve manufacturing firm. The firm supplies valves to a wide range of customers, mainly active in the petrochemical and offshore industry. With strong international focus, the firm has delivered products to more than 60 countries worldwide. 

---Further developing sales in Chinese market through existing as well as new customers;

---Potential market analysis;

---Ensure that the Shanghai office operates in compliance with all legal requirements and HQ requirements;

---Create and commit to, a budget, which is in compliance with HQ requirements;

 ---Ensure the fulfillment of Shanghai company business target

 ---Making marketing and sales (activity) plan for 2011/2012, including cost forecast related to sales;

 ---Based on this plan, Visiting customers all over China, making presentations;

---Creating business with major chemical, oil and gas, offshore end-users;

---Getting the company on Approved Vendor List with major customers;

---Accompanying customers in case of visit to HQ in Europe;

---Setting up a network of agents and distributors in China's most industrialized areas;

---Develop and retain a solid team for Shanghai office;

---Maintain the necessary relationship with local government;

---Informing HQ about market developments such as planned projects, competitors activities etc;

---Organizing participation at exhibitions;

 ---Advising HQ regarding legal matters in Shanghai office;

 ---Responsible for HR in Shanghai office;

---Making quotations, submitting bid books ; and

---Discussing technical requirements from customers with HQ.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Electronic Components

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong)

COMPANY: Major electronic components manufacturing company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A Chief Operating Officer (COO) with over 20 years experience in manufacturing operations, sales & marketing, finance or general management experience, with P & L responsibility in large corporations in the industry. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) should be able to lead projects of market and product development and drive business strategies and programs to achieve market share and business objectives. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) should have a high level of leadership, strong management skills and strategic thinking, with initiatives teambuilding and decision making. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) should have an ability to motivate, influence and drive systems implementation, and be able to interact with all levels of professional associates. Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.  Master Degree in Engineering or Business Management or related disciplines. Printed circuit board (pcb) experiences.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading electronic components firm serving the consumer electronics sector, a Chief Operating Officer (COO), who will be at the direction of the President of the firm's Asia Pacific Business Unit. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be empowered to marshal resources to optimize the overall manufacturing operations of the Asia business unit, which includes multiple facilities in China.  Duties and responsibilities:

 

---Take the challenge in managing the business and spearhead the development of leading edge communication products; high layer count capabilities for high-end computing and networking markets; and high mix / low volume manufacturing geared to specialty industrial market in the region;

---Provide leadership in areas of APBU's Corporate functions, including operation excellence, quality, engineering, R&D, supply chain and technical services; as well direct oversight and overall responsibilities of managing the operational results of the facilities by supervising the respective general managers of the manufacturing facilities;    

---Oversee the profitable management and provide leadership on all manufacturing capability and capacity projects in achieving the set business goals and objectives;

---Driving performance measures for the operation and monitoring technology & operational capability, as well as talent and competency in optimizing the operational results and margin;

---Identify the strategies / maximize the resources to explore new business opportunities to achieve growth of the business in the region;

---Developing and cascading the organization's strategy/mission statement to the functional and manufacturing site leaders,

---Implementing appropriate rewards/recognition and coaching/corrective practices to align personnel with company goals

---Planning by prioritizing customer, employee, and organizational requirements

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China CEO (Chief Executive Officer) - Hospitality

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Leading American global hotel company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China CEO who understands China market potential well

Recruiter, on behalf of a world leading hotel sector company, seeks a China CEO, with world class experience in this sector at the General Manager, President, or VP levels. Person must be entirely fluent in English & Mandarin Chinese. Experience preferably from a sales or business development background is preferred. Experience in the franchising aspects of the business would be strongly desired.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Oil Rig Marine Services

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: European Petrochemical Services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Entrepreneurial, self-starter China General Manager with strong contacts in Chinese shipyards that build oil rigs and ships or with drilling contractors and petrochemical companies that operate in Asia. Fluent Mandarin Chinese and English.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast-growing European marine services firm that serves the global oil rig community, a China Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The China Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will start up the Chinese business unit that will provide services across a wide range of disciplines to become a one stop portal for Chinese shipyards and energy firms operating offshore.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China President/ China Managing Director - Media

LOCATION: China (Shanghai or Beijing)

COMPANY: Major Global Media Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China President/ China Managing Director with strong sales focus, ideally from the IT sector. Strongly prefer a person with excellent contacts within the China media (print, internet, TV). Strong B2B relationship management and staff mentoring experiences desired. Creative, good manager and mentor. Detail oriented, with track record of successful operational execution. Strong leadership, exceptional interpersonal and social abilities. Excellent capability in coordination and communication, strong sense of responsibility and ambition. Strong capability in judgment, decision-making, planning and negotiation. Mature, hard-working and stable in character. China President/ China Managing Director with a strong sense of commitment and work ethics, charismatic and influential. Proven experiences in leading teams. Advanced management concept, comprehensive understanding in the new mode of management. Adept in developing the corporate strategy, and adopt a holistic approach towards organization development. Familiar with the procedure of operation, management, and other departments. Keen business sense and exceptional track record. Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English writing, reading and comprehension.

Recruiter seeks a China President/ China Managing Director on behalf of a global leader in their media sector. The China President/ China Managing Director would supervise between 150-200 people. The China President/ China Managing Director must be a generator of new ideas, who could help come in with intiative to win new media segments, and be able to develop strategies to advance geographic expansion into secondary Chinese cities. The China President/ China Managing Director  will develop the target and annual business plan for the whole corporation, responsible for the implementation of those plans; refine the corporate governance system and organization structure; in charge of the daily management of business; to achieve the management target and long-term strategy. The China President/ China Managing Director will develop the corporate strategy and propose the business plans, operation policy and procedures according to the board of trustees’ strategic objectives. Responsible for the implementation of those plans the Group or the Board of Directors determined. The China President/ China Managing Director  will be a major contributor to build and grow a professional team, strengthen the internal management, and design the internal organization structure and basic management regulations. The China President/ China Managing Director  will examine and approve the organization regulations and reward/ punishment terms, including the payroll/ bonus scheme, and the post responsibility system (linked with operation target). The China President/ China Managing Director will organize and lead the management meetings, supervise and coordinate different departments’ working progress, chair the administrative regular meetings and seminars, and summarize the meeting minutes. The China President/ China Managing Director reports to the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Sales - Asia

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Electronic Components

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Major European electronics components manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A Chief Operating Officer (COO) with a strong capability of instilling efficiency in a 1,000 person electronic components business unit. Experience in semiconductors, passive components or printed circuit boards could be of interest. A successful track record in senior level manufacturing management would be required. Ideally, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) candidate would also possess an MBA. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) should be a strong strategic visionary with globally minded organizational skills. S/he must be a change agent who would motivate and inspire others with a drive for innovation.

Recruiter, on behalf of a very successful European manufacturer of electronic components, seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Chief Operating Officer (COO) would

---Drive, administer and coordinate the production plant, and with special attention to quality, manufacturing and engineering with respect of corporate policies, goals and objectives

---Drive a culture of excellence from the shop floor to the managerial staff

---Shape and develop lean production strategy and organization and ensure the achievement of strategic goals at the optimum pace

---Take responsibility for all aspects of the facility including delivering on sales, cost, EBIT, inventory and other key goals, as well as managing the annual budget

---Ensure cost effective operations and infrastructures so the organization is well positioned in a rapidly evolving, competitive environment

---Determine future operational opportunities that support new technologies and long term growth

---Guarantee that quality standards and customer requirements are met

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Greater China General Manager/ China Managing Director- Medical Devices

LOCATION: China (Beijing or Shanghai)

COMPANY: Leading US Medical Devices Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Greater China Managing Director with strong management and staff mentoring skills

Recruiter seeks a Greater China Managing Director, on behalf of leading US medical devices firm with sales over USD$ 1 billion. Reporting to the President of Asia-Pacific, the Greater China Managing Director of this medical devices and surgical instrument products firm will supervise about 275 people in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. This is a highly-visible role in this very large American based multinational medical device company. The primary objective of the Greater China Managing Director is to provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure Greater China supports the aggressive Corporate growth objectives and provides levels of service and professionalism consistent with Company’s global standards. The Greater China Managing Director is responsible for annual and long-term profitability as well as the competitiveness of the company’s operations in Greater China (i.e. PRC, Taiwan & Hong Kong). Another critical objective of the Greater China Managing Director is to ensure the development of a stable organization of talented individuals who can execute the strategies in place and to build a sustainable talent pipeline especially for key roles in the organization. Main criteria:

1)     people development/management skills – ability to build individuals and teams; rally them; motivate them and know when to get in/out of the way

2)     strong in relationship dimension in Gallup Leadership profile

3)     thrive in a challenging environment with a fair share of non-constants and ambiguity

4)     culturally-sensitive

5)     high self-awareness with high individualized perception

6)     operated in China before

7)     performance–oriented

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Managing Director - Scientific Instruments

LOCATION:China (Beijing)

COMPANY: Major Scientific Instrument firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales-oriented China Managing Director with experience in analytical instrumentation. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese

Recruiter seeks a China Managing Director, managing a China distribution business of US$90 million with a team of 260 people. Experience with spectrophotometers and similar products of greatest value. The firm's manufacturing operation is in Shanghai, while distibution offices are located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Jinan, Shanghai, Shenyang, Tianjin, Wuhan and Xian.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director CPG/ Food Products

LOCATION: China (Hangzhou)

COMPANY: Multinational Food Group

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager/ China Managing Director with strong sourcing and business management abilities

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading world food products retailer, a China Managing Director. The China Managing Director will be responsible for sales and operations. Some of the company’s duties include: negotiating contracts with existing suppliers, ensuring fulfillment of contracts, strengthening supplier relations, expanding supplier base, ensuring quality, developing new business in specific markets, finding new or improved products and/or sourcing regions or processors. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English required. MBA preferred.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Machinery

LOCATION: China (Jiangsu Province)

COMPANY: Medium sized Western Capital Equipment Manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chinese-English bilingual China General Manager with P/L running a successful manufacturing business unit in China. Experiences in lean manufacturing a strong plus. The management style here is closer to an "American" business style in that the China General Manager should be hands-on, mentoring, and inclusive.

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of a leading European firm manufacturing and selling capital equipment. The China General Manager, who reports to the Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will have full P&L with sales, engineering, finance, operations, HR and quality functions.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Automotive Products

LOCATION: China (Changzhou)

COMPANY: Major Automotive Manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: High integrity Chinese-English bilingual China General Manager with strong automotive manufacturing experiences.

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of a major international commercial automotive firm. The China General Manager, who reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will have full P&L with sales, engineering, finance, operations, quality functions.  Each function will also report to a central functional head for coordination and consistancy. The China General Manager must have proven leadership in market development in automotive Industry including operations expertise with special focus on Lean Six Sigma

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing DirectorPlastic Components

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)
COMPANY: European Pump Corporation

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, reporting to the Worldwide Managing Director in Europe. The client, a German plastic pump manufacturer, seeks a China General Manager in Shanghai whose level must be high, as s/he must supervise the entire project from the beginning in every sector of the business. Only sales is not included. The company in Germany is a small but well established company, and they are looking for a very hands-on, results oriented China General Manager to start up operations, hire and organize the structure of their 100% WOFE Chinese subsidiary. The China General Manager must have had plastic injection knowledge, and cast iron or metal machining knowledge would be a plus (stainless steel components ideal). Fluency in German helpful.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Hydraulic components

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: European Hydraulics Components Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Ideally China General Manager would be a China Sales Manager with a strong sales record of selling hydraulic or related products into the industrial and automotive industries in China (local and foreign manufacturers).

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading French manufacturer of hydraulic valves, a Chinese General Manager with strong experience selling mechanical components into the Chinese industrial and automotive sectors. Experience with profit and loss responsibility would be a strong plus. An ability to lead a China Sales staff is key. Fluency in Chinese (Mandarin) and English is required. Knowledge of French helpful.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Senior General Manager/ China Vice President - Consumer Electronics

LOCATION: China (Guangdong Province)

COMPANY: Major Asian Consumer Electronics Audio Manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales-oriented China General Manager with strong results-orientation. Potential to grow into Chief Operating Officer (COO) or President role. Fluent English and Chinese Mandarin.

Recruiter seeks a China Senior General Manager, on behalf of leading Asian audio electronics manufacturer. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the China Senior General Manager/ VP, would be responsible for the improvement of production and to upgrade the current production efficency. The China Senior General Manager/ Vice President would need to consolidate all of firms' Asian factories cost, manufacturing, and marketing, and be responsible for the company P&L.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Greater China General Manager - Logistics Services (Trucking)

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Fast growing European surface logistics firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented China General Manager with significant expertise in running an efficient surface logistics business in the Greater China region. Fluent Mandarin Chinese and English.  The China General Manager must have excellent motivational and leadership skills – breeds a ‘Can do’ attitude in teams. S/he must have the ability to persuade and influence, via natural rapport and relationship building skills. The China General Manager must have experience in managing large, multi-disciplinary, geographically diverse teams

Recruiter, on behalf of a major European concern with significant global logistics assets, seeks a China General Manager who would lead and assume overall responsibility within the business unit. The China General Manager would be responsible for shaping the strategy and direction of the business unit to create an innovative, high performance organization.  Responsibilities include:

•   Fleet engineering and maintenance of owned transport assets

•   Transport Safety

•   Transport scheduling and planning

•   Order taking (Bulk)

•   Transport contractor management

•   Transport contractor selection

 

The China General Manager will:

•   Formulate and agree with the Regional Manager's operating budget and own the annual targets.

•   Ensure that the priorities are clearly understood and ownership and alignment is evident across the whole BU.

•   Ensure that productivity, profit, service, growth and safety targets are clear and stretching.

•   Work to ensure customer needs are met and targets achieved.

•   To be part of the commercial process including contracts pricing and operational service agreements.

•   Drive effective contractor management to achieve best value for the firm.

•   Implement global best practices, embedding strong policy and process compliance and a culture of behavioural safety.

•   Develop relationships at senior and board level within all customer organisations so as to facilitate the maintenance and growth of each account.

•   Identify and define the firm's proposition in the market place to ensure that we continue to grow with both existing and new customers.

•   Ensure that firm is legally compliant in all areas of responsibility.

•   Comply with corporate Code of Ethics.

•   Lead and develop a flexible, trained and motivated team.

•   Work with the HR team to identify training and development needs and to agree performance requirements with relevant direct reports.

•   Work with the HR team to ensure that capability and succession are maximized.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Automotive Products

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Leading Taiwan Automotive Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of leading Taiwan automotive products manufacturer. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the China General Manager should be able to manage all China operations of the firm, including a factory in China, oversight of China sourcing and purchasing for China operations, budgeting and finance, and sales and marketing. Experience at a leading world automaker or leading automotive supplier would be required. Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese; other languages a plus.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia-Pacific Managing Director - Logistic Services

LOCATION: China (Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen or Hong Kong)

COMPANY: European Logistical Services Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia-Pacific Managing Director, PRC or ROC national, with some education and/or work experience in Europe or USA.

Recruiter seeks an Asia-Pacific Managing Director on behalf of a major European logistics services firm. The Asia-Pacific Managing Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Asia-Pacific Managing Director will be the P&L owner responsible for expansion strategy into Asian markets. Potentially, the Asia-Pacific Managing Director could eventually move to the CEO position. Must be fluent in English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Automotive Products

LOCATION: China (Shenzhen)

COMPANY: Leading German Automotive Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of a European automotive products manufacturer that is the world's biggest producer of their product type. Reporting to the Global CEO in Germany, the China Division Manager will coordinate European purchasing organization contacts with Chinese suppliers, visit customers all over Asia, manage the product development organization in China, and participate in build up of domestic sales organization all over China. Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese; German skills a plus.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Managing Director - Consumer Products (Foods/ Beverages)

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: European Beverages Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director with strong FMCG experiences

Recruiter seeks a China Managing Director, on behalf of a French beverages firm with product distribution all over China. China Managing Director candidates should be fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, with strong track records of success in brand management, sales and marketing, distribution and finance. French language skills a plus

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing DirectorWireless Consumer Electronics

LOCATION: China (Shenzhen)

COMPANY: Asian Wireless Consumer Electronics Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager/ China Managing Director with strong Chinese manufacturing experience and an ability to run a world class business.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading Asian manufacturer of wireless consumer electronic products, a China Managing Director with strong experience in the wireless consumer electronics field. Experience with profit and loss responsibility would be required. The China Managing Director will be running the China division, including manufacturing facilities, finance, sales and marketing and other departments. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English is required. Knowledge of Cantonese helpful.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China CEO  - Energy Sector

LOCATION: China (Beijing)

COMPANY: Energy JV Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director/ China CEO with solid business management P/L experience.

Recruiter seeks a seasoned China CEO/ China Managing Director, who is needed to work for an energy company. The company’s parent group owns various assets and projects. The right candidate who has proven his/her abilities will have the opportunity to advance to be a member at the group level to oversee larger scope of the business. Attractive compensation includes stock options and board seat, which could be provided to the right candidate.

-   Appropriate academic and professional experience in the energy sector

-   Active in the professional and business communities related to energy sector

-   Proven knowledge of the whole spectrum of energy sector from exploration to the end use of product

-   The China CEO/ China Managing Director should have a demonstrated skill in strategic management at the senior level to direct and drive the company to higher milestones

-   Experience in reporting to the board of directors and shareholders on company performance and future direction

-   Excellent leadership, organization, and management skill that proves you to be a team builder and team player

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Hydraulics

LOCATION: China (Suzhou)

COMPANY: Leading European Automotive hydraulics firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese. All around good business professional with a strong Profit and Loss experience. China General Manager must have experience working in a Western Business either in China or abroad. Must have good business management expereince and vision to grow the business. Experience in automotive parts manufacturing a strong plus

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of a European hydraulic equipment manufacturer serving the OEM and automotive markets. The China General Manager reports to the Senior Vice President for Europe- India- Asia.

---The China General Manager will have full P&L and Balance Sheet responsibility for China operations.

---The China General Manager will be responsible to commercially drive the business to build market share in China.

---Co-ordinate the formulation and implementation of the Company strategic plan.

---Direct and coordinate the preparation and reporting of budgets, forecasts.

---Work with the management team to achieve ownership when formulating the annual budget, and then drive the business to ensure it is met.

---The China General Manager will promote continuous improvement activities throughout the operations.

---Activities as assigned related to and in support of the Quality and Env Management Systems.

---By example, the China General Manager will drive a culture within the company that is dynamic, entrepreneurial and professional.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Managers - Advanced Materials

LOCATION: China (Beijing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Guangzhou, etc.)

COMPANY: Major European Advanced Materials firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: results-oriented China General Managers, with a sales focus on the steel, cement and petrochem markets. MBA a plus

Recruiter seeks various China General Managers for a major European advanced materials firm selling products to the Chinese steel, iron, cement, petrochemical and foundry industries. Each China sales region is managed by a China General Manager who leads a sales force in 4-6 provinces. The sales organization will be served by a production organization. The firm gives its managers the autonomy they need to drive their strategy and manage their businesses. There is a policy of strong international cooperation, where it is natural to cross borders in order to maintain the high quality which the firm stands for.

 

The China Regional General Manager should first consider himself/herself as a "China Sales Manager" and secondarily as a "China General Manager." Candidates who feel that sales is something that other people should do, would not be suitable for this position. This position requires an aggressive and strategic sales manager personality, with an ability to lead a growing organization. Each China General Manager will be the best sales person in their region, and will be expected to mentor and build a sales force from their own example.

--Complete P & L responsibility for the region. The China Regional Manager is responsible for setting business goals and action plans for the region, and is responsible to achieve the results to reach the set business goals.

--The China Regional Manager is responsible for the development of the business, in the regards of growth, profit, efficiency, quality and delivery. This business leader is expected to drive the competence development for the coworkers in the team.

--The first mission is to build a regional sales organization from scratch, including recruiting of the sales force and the building of customers’ relations.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Building Materials

LOCATION: China (Guangzhou)

COMPANY: Fast growing US building materials firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chinese-English bilingual China Managing Director with strong operations management experiences. Fast paced and quality-focused

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing US building materials firm serving the high-end hospitality industry, a China Managing Director. Reports to Company President and the Board of Directors. Will be responsible for all Asian Product Manufacturing, all Asian Staff associated with product manufacturing, Communication and Resolution of all issues with Asian Manufacturing Partners, Asian Engineering Staff, Quality at all Asian Manufacturing partners, communicating  USA Product requirements to Asian Manufacturing Partners, assuring that Asian Manufacturing Partners meet USA product requirements. The China Managing Director must build a Robust Asian Organization to support 100MM annual Asian Product Manufacture, as well as oversee the Logistical Systems to ensure timely finished product delivery.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Furniture

LOCATION: China (Dongguan)

COMPANY: Furniture Manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chinese-English bilingual China General Manager with Western manufacturing experiences.

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager on behalf of a western founded furniture manufacturing company. Reporting to the Managing Director, the China General Manager should have strong factory management expeirences, as well as a strong understanding of accounting.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Building Products

LOCATION: China (Tianjin)

COMPANY: Major Building Materials JV (Foreign Partner is a $Billion+ US-based Conglomerate)

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of business experience within China, with at least 5 years in a management role, and with a solid understanding of marketing. 2+ years experience developing and maintaining sales efforts for industrial products in local areas. Experience as Chinese JV General Manager would be given priority. Experience with building materials or equipment would be a plus. The China General Manager will have managed and overseen the operation of manufacturing operations taking bottom line responsibilities. Recruiter seeks a China General Manager candidate who must be entrepreneurial, have a good understanding of Western business practices and concepts, with a desire to improve. Team leader with strong ability to motivate and lead an operational team. Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization effectively in English and Mandarin Chinese



EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Regional Director - Plastic Components
LOCATION: China (Suzhou, Jiangsu Province)
COMPANY: Medium sized multinational specialized plastic component manufacturer

Recruiter seeks for a multinational client providing diecut plastic components to the computer, consumer electronics and mobile handset markets an Asia Regional Director, who would be based in Suzhou, China. The main function of the Asia Regional Director is job is to manage and improve the Asian business as a whole entity. Contribute to the Global strategy with specific focus on increasing strategic global growth, Asia regional profit, regional growth, SOW regionally. To manage and be accountable for the continuous improvement of the Chinese Manufacture/ logistics side of the organization improving capability and capacity.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer (CEO) -  Insurance

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong)

COMPANY: Hong Kong based insurance company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who understands Hong Kong market, which may help him or her to grow the business. Experiences in other Asian markets, especially SE Asia or China, of great interest

Recruiter, on behalf of a Hong Kong based Asian insurance company, seeks a Hong Kong CEO, min. 15 years in insurance, including min. 3 years in Hong Kong). Fluent English & Mandarin Chinese. Experience preferably from a sales or sales and operations background.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Medical Equipment

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Growing US Medical Equipment Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with track record running China operations of a major American or European medical device corporation

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of growing US medical equipment manufacturer. Position supervises manufacturing, sourcing, and finance initially, with sales and marketing functions later.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Industrial Plastics

LOCATION: China (Ningbo, Zhejiang)

COMPANY: WOFE division of US firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chinese-English bilingual China General Manager/ China Managing Director with ability to improve efficiencies at Chinese plant in order to permit expansion

Recruiter, on behalf of a plastic products division of a US corporation, seeks a China General Manager. This position reports directly to the Corporate President. The China General Manager will be a "hands-on" leader who will accomplish the day-to-day tasks in order for the facility to meet its profit objectives. Responsibilities for this China General Manager only include the operational areas of the business (Manufacturing and Operations, HR, IT and Finance).  

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Metals

LOCATION: China

COMPANY: Major Multinational Chemical Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The initial goal of the China General Manager is to improve the China Business Unit's operational and quality standards. There is also excellent potential to sell products into the industrial B2B market, so a China General Manager would also need to be someone capable of growing a business. Experiences at China divisions of firms such as Solvay S.A, Celanese AG, Entreprise Miniere et Chimique S.A, etc. might be of interest. The China General Manager must be fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. Experience with LEAN manufacturing strongly desired.

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager on behalf of a major multinational chemicals, metals and advanced materials firm. The China General Manager reports to a Business Unit Managing Director. In this key leadership role, the China General Manager will be responsible for managing the overall operations of a Chinese subsidiary company of a multi billion dollar international corporation. Responsibilities of the China General Manager:

--Develop & execute strategic plans to ensure all market goals, sales budget and profit objectives are achieved.

--Oversee ongoing analysis and sales forecasting for the markets involved.

--Oversee management, development and motivation of all technical and support employees.

--Analyze and control expenditures to conform to budgetary and plan requirements.

--Monitor Market and Competitive situations closely.

--Oversee all Manufacturing Operations and Quality functions, maintaining a “Copy Exact” philosophy with US operations.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Alternative Energy Products

LOCATION: China (Jiangsu Province -Suzhou)

COMPANY: American Wind Turbine Components Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on China General Manager/ China Managing Director. Demonstrated ability to act and lead independently. High integrity

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a well established US manufacturer for the wind turbine market, a China General Manager. Reporting to the COO, the China General Manager of this WOFE will be responsible for creating a world class manufacturing organization, establishing the operation, establishing a high-integrity, lean sigma, operating culture, becoming #1 rated world-wide supplier. Lean sigma, NEI philosophy. ISO certifiable procedures at start-up and 08 certification. 6Sigma.

•   In depth knowledge and experience with China culture and manufacturing in China

•   10 + years manufacturing leadership experience

•   Experience in establishing a Lean environment

•   5+ years in operations senior leadership in China   

•   Willingness to travel domestically and internationally

•   Experience in dealing with China government entities to operate in China

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Petrochemical Industrial Products (Oil & Gas)

LOCATION: China (Beijing)

COMPANY: Major US Industrial Equipment Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of leading US firm making petrochemical equipment.

- Manage the Chinese business to meet quarterly profit and operating goals.

- Keep the Board of Directors advised as to significant developments and normal Board matters.

- Responsible for operational labor performance and efficiency metrics such as direct labor efficiency, realization, utilization and productivity of the China business unit.

- Develop detailed operating budgets for each fiscal year and assure adherence to the operating budget.

- Must have familiarity with USA GAAP based financial statements to interpret and report financial results

- Must have familiarity with USA cost accounting principles

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Petrochem Risk Management

LOCATION: China (Beijing)

COMPANY: Major Global Risk Management Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic, with oil and gas exp.

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of leading global firm providing risk management services to the oil and gas industry. The China General Manager will be responsible for the firm's our risk management operations in China. The duties of the China General Manager include budgeting, marketing, business development, team-building, and day-to-day management of the business. The China General Manager will be stationed in Beijing, and the principal duties and responsibilities include

-- Prepare a business plan and obtain approval from the Board of Directors.

-- Establish financial goals and budgets that are realistic and attainable.

-- Lead, identify, and participate in major business development opportunities in China.

-- Staff the organization with talented, motivated people.  

-- Provide ongoing guidance and input relative to quality and timeliness of service.

-- Plan, direct, and monitor the execution of projects.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelors Degree in Eng; MBA or advanced degree preferred. The candidate should have extensive knowledge and experience in managing eng. related consulting firms and experience in oil and gas industry with emphasis in offshore, onshore, and petrochemical industries or related organizations. The candidate must be fluent in Mandarin Chinese and have good English communication skills (speak, read, and write).

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Managing Director - Iron & Steel

LOCATION: China (Beijing or Shanghai)

COMPANY: European Advanced Materials firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director with strong international businesss management background. Chinese (Mandarin) and English fluent

Recruiter seeks a China Managing Director for a major European advanced materials firm selling products to the Chinese steel, iron, cement, petrochemical and foundry industries. The European firm's organization in China consists of several China sales regions, each region serving customers in 4-6 provinces. Each China sales region is managed by a China Regional General Manager who leads a sales force. The sales organization will be served by a production organization. The China Regional General Managers report to the China Managing Director. The firm gives its managers the autonomy they need to drive their strategy and manage their businesses. There is a policy of strong international cooperation, where it is natural to cross borders in order to maintain the high quality which the firm stands for. This opens doors for an international career, as well as providing interesting colleagues from all the world.

The China Managing Director should have had profit and loss responsibility, either as a China Country Manager or China General Manager for the company as a whole, or as a China Sales Director with oversight of the sales and marketing budget. This position requires an aggressive and strategic sales manager-type personality, with an ability to lead a growing organization. Each China General Manager will be the best sales person in their region, and will be expected to mentor and build a sales force from their own example. The China Managing Director, in turn, must be able to recruit and mentor a harmonized group of China General Managers.

--Complete P & L responsibility for China. The China Managing Director is responsible for setting business goals and action plans for the country as a whole, and is responsible to achieve the results to reach the set business goals.

--The China Managing Director is responsible for the development of business, in the regards of growth, profit, efficiency, quality and delivery. This business leader is expected to drive the competence development for the coworkers in the team. The China Managing Director reports to Director of Business Unit Asia & Pacific.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Hong Kong General Manager / Hong Kong Managing Director - Cosmetics HBA Products

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong)

COMPANY: International CosmeticsHBA firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chinese/ English fluent Hong Kong Managing Director with consumer products expertise

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a well established consumer products firm, a Hong Kong based General Manager or Hong Kong Managing Director. The firm is a leading company seeking a Hong Kong General Manager with the following minimum requirements: Must have a minimum of 10 years experience in consumer products sales management; multi-lingual, fluency in English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin); excellent interpersonal leadership and communication skills. Reporting to VP, International Sales, the Hong Kong General Manager is responsible for the development of a strong team of Marketing, Operations and CustServ. The Hong Kong General Manager/ HK Managing Director will be accountable for the sales and profitability of the market, and will provide regular reports regarding strategies, growth, and challenges within the market.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Pharmaceuticals

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Leading US Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Firm (Development and Supply/Export Sales

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong results-orientation, strong negotiation and supplier management skills

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager for a Shanghai WFOE operating on behalf of a leading US pharmaceutical ingredients and Development Sales Company. Reporting to the US Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and VP of China, the China General Manager should be able to manage the Shanghai WOFE, as well as be able to work with several Chinese/US JV's.  Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese, 5+ years' experience with western company in an Executive position. Western business education preferred.  Current or previous work in USA a plus.

Sourcing:  The China General Manager is responsible for sourcing Chinese Manufacturers for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients to be sold in the USA.. Includes negotiating, development and supply agreements with API Manufacturing Directors concerning cost, timelines, quantity, quality and cGMP compliance and overall cooperation.

Technical Operations: The China General Manager is responsible for dealing directly or dedicating technical department (NPD and LAB) senior managers to obtain Chinese API manufacturer top management’s support for ensuring each new project meets firm’s chemistry, quality and cost targets in a timely manner.

Compliance Operations: Responsible for promoting and implementing firm’s cGMP system to Chinese API manufacturer top management. Work directly with the WOFE's  compliance department. (cGMP compliance and training center) and senior managers for enforcing routine cGMP factory commitments and passing FDA and other regulatory agencies/ customer’s inspections/ audits.

Business Operations: Responsible for improving brand-name image and developing solid and trustful relationships with Chinese API manufacturers' top management. The China General Manager will maintain hands on business relationships for successful agreement/cost/logistics and negotiation to maintain firm’s profitability.

Communication: China General Manager with overall direction and priorities will come from the USA office.  Communicating USA business priorities to the Chinese manufacturers, JV's and Chinese business associates and coordinating with the USA office on a daily basis is a primary function

Internal Operations: Responsible for overseeing daily WOFE Shanghai activities in general, evaluating all senior managers' performance and providing all necessary supports to Internal Operations, Lab, Regulatory, NPD and Finance senior managers.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

LOCATION: China (Guangzhou)

COMPANY: Major US Consumer Goods Firm

A leading US firm in the consumer goods field seeks a China General Manager for their South China operation in Guangzhou, China. Recruiter seeks a China General Manager who has had experience as a China Plant Manager with profit and loss responsibility. The China General Manager must be fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese or  Mandarin). Experience with high volume, high quality, relatively low cost plastic and metal products would be preferred. Experiences in the Chinese toy or sporting goods fields might be most suitable..

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Automotive Engine Components

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)
COMPANY: U.S. electromechanical components conglomerate

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a US$10 million Chinese division of a US-based conglomerate comprising business units totalling approximately US$200M, a China General Manager for its new wholly owned China entity. Firm in Shanghai, China will initially serve two captive customers from the US that are moving to China. The China Managing Director is responsible for leadership of the China facility to ensure that the required high level of financial return is achieved, ensuring that the company meets profit goals. Products include components for diesel trucks.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Managing Director - Consumer Products (Foods/ Beverages)

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: European Beverages Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director with strong FMCG experiences

Recruiter seeks a China Managing Director, on behalf of a French beverages firm with product distribution all over China. China Managing Director candidates should be fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, with strong track records of success in brand management, sales and marketing, distribution and finance. French language skills a plus

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director- Mobile telephones

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Major Asian Cellphone Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chna Managing Director/ General Manager with consumer electronics experiences

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a leading firm in the consumer handset field, a China General Manager. The China General Manager needs to manage and oversee 400+ employees and control company structures.  Must be able to support production needs. Must able to work under pressure.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Automotive

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: European Automotive Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Ideally China General Manager with strong sales record of selling automotive products --auto parts or capital equipment-- to the off-highway vehicle industry in China (local and foreign manufacturers). Strong interest in stability and in growing a small Chinese business unit as sales director with responsibilities as China General Manager.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading German manufacturer in their field, a China Sales Manager with strong experience selling into the Chinese automotive industry. Profit and loss responsibility would be a strong plus, and an ability to lead a sales staff is key. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; German useful.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Metals

LOCATION: China

COMPANY: Multi-billion dollar Japanese multinational firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Trustworthy, fast paced China General Manager with metals experiences at western firms. Experiences in powder hydride, blending and consolidation; roll forging; machining and surface cleaning and treatment, a plus. Fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin). 5-7 years experience in General Management, including full P&L responsibility for organization. Experience managing sales and distribution operations a plus. Experience in the electronic consumable industry is ideal. Demonstrated ability to establish product recognition in local market and generate customer contacts. Demonstrated success in Operations Management including experience with LEAN methods. Thwe China General Manager must possess excellent presentation and analytical skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate with all levels, both verbal & written.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major Japanese multinational corporation, a China General Manager. Position reports to a US based Business Unit General Manager. The focus of the China General Manager is to improve operational and quality standards of a Chinese subsidiary. Secondary duties involve developing B2B sales. In this key leadership role, the China General Manager will be responsible for managing the overall operations. Annual sales budget initially will exceed US$5 million and is expected to grow rapidly from there. Overall responsibility for managing both the revenue and cost elements of the income statement. Oversee sales functions as well as all day-to-day operations of the business.

--Develop & execute strategic plans to ensure all market goals, sales budget and profit objectives are achieved.

--Oversee ongoing analysis and sales forecasting for the markets involved.

--Oversee management, development and motivation of all technical and support employees.

--Analyze and control expenditures to conform to budgetary and plan requirements.

--Monitor Market and Competitive situations closely.

--Oversee all Manufacturing Operations, Quality Assurance and Support functions, maintaining a “Copy Exact” philosophy with US operations.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Vice President (China Managng Director) - IT Services

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: International IT Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director with strong leadership abilities, fluent English and Mandarin Chinese

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading international IT services firm, a China Managing Director (China Vice President), who would be responsible for the China business unit's revenue and profit. A strong sales and marketing background is desired for the China Managing Director, who would be expected to lead the charge in expanding the current customer base.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Consulting Services

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Asian Consulting Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong international management experiences

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of an Asian firm in the risk mitigation services field, a China General Manager. The China General Manager will run and manage the current clients portfolio, develop business and strategize new business opportunities; administer finances for local company; support client liaison; report to group.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Food Ingredients

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Major European Food Ingredients Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director/ China General Manager with an ethical and aggressive approach for a startup Jont Venture

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a leading European food products firm, a China General Manager. The firm is a €400 million company with subsidiaries in over 20 countries. Total staff is over 2000.  The China General Manager will start up a sales organisation with the objective to start up production within 1-2 years and step by step grow the company.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Consumer Electronics (Lighting)

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Leading Lighting Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with top world class business track record. Internally motivated self-starter. Strong goal orientation.

Recruiter seeks a China General Manager, on behalf of leading lighting products manufacturer for the consumer market. Complete Profit and Loss responsibility for the site. Achieve aggressive results with a minimum of supervision from Head Office. 5 to 10 years experience as an individual contributor in disciplines related to sensor lighting, wireless access products and/or electrical household consumer products.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Pacific General Manager - Industrial

LOCATION: China (Beijing)

COMPANY: US Industrial Corporation

A US based firm seeks a China General Manager of their East Asia Operations. Firm has been in China since 1994 and currently operates 2 operations in Jilin Province, China. Each of these is a JV operation with the firm owning about 75% of each venture. Firm's headquarters is in Beijing, China, with a central office responsible for finance, logistics, corporate governance and sales. The China General Manager is located in Beijing, but travels frequently to the plants and throughout China and Asia, with the most frequent trips being to Japan and Korea, where the firm has a sales office in Seoul. Firm seeks a Chinese national who will need to have a very strong background in sales, along with an understanding of finance.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager - Wireless Semiconductors

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: US semiconductor startup firm

US semiconductor startup providing highly integrated, cost effective silicon chips for the smartphone, PDA and mobile device market has developed a product that defines a new level of integration, performance, and cost for mobile processors. Recruiter seeks an Asia General Manager for this client's Asian-Pacific division to drive their growth in Asia. Specifically, the Asia General Manager will have P&L responsibilities for Asia and will be managing sales, support, and development resources at the firm's Shanghai headquarters. 5+ years minimum multi-site management in China: EE Background with previous ASIC or HW design experience preferred. Proven sales ability to sell and close with OEM/ ODM Asian customers (Korea, China, Taiwan). The ideal Asia General Manager should have experience establishing, hiring, and developing overseas operations in Asia. 10-20 years experience in semiconductor and/or mobile device manufacturing (mobile phones, PDAs, and Automotive Navigation). 10+ years with P&L responsibilities. Established relationships with Asian mobile device manufacturers (e.g. Legend, TCL, BenQ, Bird, Keijen, Samsung, LG, Wistron, etc.) Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese is a must.  

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director - Chemicals

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: US Chemicals Corporation

Medium sized US chemicals firm (revenue approx. US$100 million per year) with locations in multiple countries seeks a China General Manager. The China General Manager will act as the chief representative of the company in China, will carry out the decisions of the Board of Directors, and will be responsible for the business operation of the company in China. In China, the firm operates two complimentary businesses: a services firm - serving clients in the automotive (General Motors, Volkswagen, Ford and Delphi), electronics, metals, semiconductors, food and beverage, and transportation markets - and also a manufacturing plant. The firm would like their China General Manager to expand both aspects of their businesses.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Pacific General Manager - Industrial

LOCATION: China (Beijing)

COMPANY: US Industrial Corporation

A US based firm seeks a China General Manager of their East Asia Operations. Firm has been in China since 1994 and currently operates 2 operations in Jilin Province, China. Each of these is a JV operation with the firm owning about 75% of each venture. Firm's headquarters is in Beijing, China, with a central office responsible for finance, logistics, corporate governance and sales. The China General Manager is located in Beijing, but travels frequently to the plants and throughout China and Asia, with the most frequent trips being to Japan and Korea, where the firm has a sales office in Seoul. Firm seeks a Chinese national who will need to have a very strong background in sales, along with an understanding of finance.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Sales Director - Automotive Parts

LOCATION:China (Beijing, Guangzhou, Changchun)

COMPANY: Major US Automotive Parts Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: results-oriented Chinese Sales Director, experienced in automotive parts sales to major Chinese and foreign automakers in China. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese.

Recruiter seeks a China Sales Director for a leading US automotive products firm selling to Tier one automakers. The China Sales Director should have solid OEM experience, and have well established high and mid level contacts in auto industry.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager/ China Managing Director  - Flavoring Ingredients

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Major Flavoring Ingredients Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Managing Director with strong reults-oriented sales approach

Recruiter seeks an Asia Managing Director, on behalf of a leading global manufacturer of food flavoring ingredients serving the fast food and beverage sectors. Supervision will include sales, marketing, manufacturing and finance.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China CEO  - IT/ Software Development

LOCATION: China (Qingdao)

COMPANY: Major European IT Supply Chain Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China CEO with solid international business management skills

Recruiter seeks a China CEO/ China Managing Director for a major European IT Supply Chain Services Firm that is establishing their first company in Asia. Position reports directly to the Corporate CEO. Previous work experience in US, Australia or UK is a must. Operations start-up, Liaison with vendors, Working with prospective clients, Operations Mgmt.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan Managing Director - Engineering & Procurement Services

LOCATION: Taiwan (Taipei)

COMPANY: Major US Energy Services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained, highly organized, Taiwan General Manager with both business development and operational management experiences. The Taiwan General Manager should know the power business, and have established contacts at Taiwan Power (Taipower) Fully bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading US firm providing services to the public and private power sector, a Taiwan Managing Director. Responsible for the operation of the Taipei office; the Taiwan Managing Director formulates marketing & sales strategies, and plans & implements those strategies. Directs proposals, project estimating, planning and pricing activities. The Taiwan Managing Director should have superior ability to mentor and develop world class managers and supervisors in order to build a stronger Taiwan management team

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan General Manager - Hydraulics

LOCATION: Taiwan

COMPANY: Major French Global Hydraulic Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales-oriented Taiwan Managing Director with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic

Recruiter seeks a Taiwan General Manager, on behalf of leading European hydraulics manufacturer based in France. Reporting to the Group President, the Taiwan General Manager should be able to manage all Taiwan operations of the firm, totalling under 500 people. Experience at a major US or European firms selling to the industrial market would be of greatest interest. Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese required. Taiwanese and French languages would be considered a plus

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan General Manager - Semiconductors

LOCATION: Taiwan (Hsinchu)

COMPANY: US semiconductor firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales-oriented Taiwan Managing Director with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese; Taiwanese a plus.

Recruiter seeks a Taiwan General Manager, on behalf of a US semiconductor (MEMS) firm. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Taiwan General Manager will supervise 50-100 employees, most of whom are in operations. The Taiwan General Manager should have strong leadership abilities, a technical background in eng or operations, and good people skills to mentor and motivate staff. At least 10 years management experience, preferably P&L.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan General Manager - Semiconductor Distributor

LOCATION: Taiwan

COMPANY: Leading Semiconductor Distribution Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Taiwan General Manager with strong sales development and operations expertise in the semiconductor distribution field.

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a major firm in the semiconductor distribution field, a Taiwan General Manager.

- Electronic Engineering Degree

- 10-15 Years Experience in Management and Taiwan Semiconductor Distribution

- Strong Product Knowledge of Semiconductors, especially as a Taiwan semiconductor distributor

- Fluent Mandarin, Acceptable Spoken and Written English

- Building Up Good Relationship with Vendors and Customers Management

- Good Management Skill and Strong in Team Building

- Good Knowledge of Taiwan Electronic Market

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea General Manager - Retail

LOCATION: Korea (Busan)

COMPANY: Major European Retailer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korea General Manager who is a team player with an ability and desire to develop others. Ability to drive sales through customer service, strong interpersonal skills with a 'can do' attitude. Korea General Manager preferably with knowledge of the retail or consumer goods industry. Retail and/or Customer Service experience at least 5 years at management level. Fluent Korean and English required.

Recruiter seeks a Korea General Manager, on behalf of a major European retailer. Reporting to the Asia Pacific Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Korea General Manager:

    Participates in determining the investment and development plan

    Ensures that objectives are met within set budget

    In charge of shop exploitation

    Ensures that shops are run in accordance with legal rules, technical specifications as safety regulations.

    Ensure that decisions and recommendations from management with regards to procedures and other matters are applied.

    Keep informed of any economical development and propose actions with regards to the local development of Retailer as and when required

    Ensure that all staff and material are present in accordance with the activities requirements

    Prepare monthly activity reports

    Organize meetings with local suppliers and negotiate agreements with local suppliers

    Organize or assist in employee meetings

    Ensure that there is a positive and good work ethos in all shops

    Ensure that all activities are properly recorded in documents, files, systems

    To assure the coordination with the airport authorities and other authorities.

    Propose any training that may be required within the shops

    Promote Retailer as a brand and ensure a high standard of customer service is implemented

    To guarantee the objectives and procedures regarding management of the stocks, sales, orders, human resources and of exploitation in a general way.

    Ensure processes implementation in shops

    Supervise Personnel organization in the shops

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Country Manager - Food Service

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Leading American Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korea General General Manager with strong knowledge of franchising; results-orientation, unbureaucratic. Acute business acumen, knowledge of development, knowledge of marketing and leadership skills that highlight the ability to influence. Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Korean languages.

Recruiter seeks a Korea Country Manager, on behalf of a leading US QSR chain. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), International, the Korea Country Manager will have span of Control: Restaurant Operations, Development (RE and construction), Marketing & Menu, Supply Chain.

 

Role Overview: The Korea Country Manager is a key member of firm's International Leadership Team and is charged with leading a dedicated support team focused on driving / enabling franchisee operational effectiveness, profitability and restaurant growth.  This includes developing and implementing strategies and tactics that drive top-line sales, traffic, customer satisfaction and restaurant operating profit (ROP).  The Korea Country Manager is also responsible for effectively managing relationships with the master franchisee leadership that enables and drives increase market share and net unit growth. The Korea Country Manager has full P&L accountability for the Korea consumer business.  This includes effectively utilizing and partnering with Support Center resources to augment the team's needs and capabilities.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Country Manager - Semiconductor Capital Equipment

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Leading American Semiconductor Capital Equipment firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korea Country Manager with strong track record of success in the semiconductor equipment sector

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major US semiconductor capital equipment firm, a senior level (12-15 years experience) Korea Sales Manager to manage all sales and marketing in Korea. This semiconductor capital equipment firm's primary customer in the Korean market is Samsung. The Korea Country Manager will handle all the day-to-day sales activity, account management, etc. The Korea Country Manager must have excellent English and Korean communication skills and should be aggressive in building the business.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Commercial Director - CPG/ Health Foods/ Vitamins

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Leading European Health and Nutrition Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korea Sales and Marketing Manager with strong knowledge of the Korean retail CPG sector; results-orientation, unbureaucratic. An intelligent and resourceful balance between an aggressive sales manager and a strategic marketing leader who can close important deals. Excellent written and oral communication skills in Korean; good English. 10 + years business building experience in CGP / retail/ consumer focused industries. Health food & vitamin supplements industry preferred.

o   Brand, consumer, and trade marketing (commercialization) experience from CPG, retail environments.

o   Must be a strong sales or key account manager with business building experience with over 10 years experience

o   Have skills in managing distributors and implementing key business initiatives.

o   Experience with a major International FMCG Brand in establishing market penetration.

o   Undertaken/co-ordinated broad marketing activities including brand awareness & activation extending across Print, Social Media, In-Store, Events, Sampling

o   Effectively applies knowledge of business drivers to deliver financial objectives via P&L management, budget development and tracking, and demand/financial forecasting.

o   Ability to plan/priority setting, effective execution, analytical/decision making, influence/negotiation, self awareness/personal impact, relationship building, driving innovation, strategy/vision, and communication skills.

o   Knowledge of trade marketing and brand activation preferably with an International Brand focus.

o   Knowledge of building key accounts and channels

o   Understand KFTA regulatory process

o   Proficient in Microsoft applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.

o   Preferable but not limited to participation in Sports and be familiar with Sports Nutrition Supplementation

Recruiter seeks a Korea Commercial Director, on behalf of a very fast growing major European firm in the nutritionals field. The Korea Commercial Director will be responsible for the management and growth of existing and future accounts in the market and further market development of performance nutrition products in Korea. S/he will assume responsibility for Country Profit & Loss, including revenue and margin performance

 

Firm's brands are market leaders in the field of performance nutrition and represent a leading edge range of protein supplements, ready-to-drink beverages, nutritional bars and sports performance enhancement products.

 

Essential Functions:

o   Grow the sales of brands in Korea through management of existing accounts as well as identifying market opportunities

o   Interaction with key regulatory personnel for on-going product approval

o   Design and implement the online sales platform utilising key Open Market Channels such as G-market and closed market e-commerce platforms

o   Drive consumer awareness and traffic to the online platforms utilising Social Media, Education forums as well as traditional marketing approaches

o   Jointly develop and implement sales & marketing programs in the various channels

o   Review estimates of brand sales and brand share with respective Brand Champions upon which brand planning spending will be based

o   Drive consumer insight gathering in order to guide our innovation programs in respective categories

o   Keep abreast of competitive activities and devise preemptive programs to counter competitive moves.

o   Provide intelligence to the firm on competitors, local packaging/labeling requirements, regulatory requirements, importation guidelines, etc.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea VP Sales & Business Development - Services

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Fast growing services company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fluent Korean-English bilingual sales manager with 10-15+ years' experience selling high value services

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast-growing international firm, a Korea Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Ability to work independently and operate in a highly services-driven role.

---Build and maintain high level client and industry relationships

---Build a new and sustainable funnel of growth opportunities

---Identify research and assess potential targets for JV's Alliances or Partnerships and prepare appropriate business case and recommendations

---Negotiate and leverage large-scale contracts

---Plan and implement sales promotions and sponsorships

---Provide representation for the business as required on external bodies Market research

---Analyze and keep track of competitor activity

---Analyze, follow and update market trends, updates, govt. policies etc. that may directly or indirectly affect the company's operations, sales or growth. Build and Improve customer relationships

---Liaising with customers via phone, email or personal interaction and determine their requirements

---Develop long term relationships with clients

---Handle disputes, grievances, requests and enquiries via phone/email.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea General Manager - Pharmaceutical Instrumentation

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major US Pharmaceutical Instrumentation Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korea General Manager with high integrity, driven, results oriented, down to earth, cost leadership. MNC experience a must. Good understanding of the pharma and life science markets in Korea.

Recruiter seeks a Korea General Manager, on behalf of a leading US scientific instumentation firm serving the pharma, food, chemicals, and research markets. The Korea Country Manager will have full responsibility for P&L and will provide leadership and direction for a high growth business.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea General Manager - Automotive Parts Supplier

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major European Automotive Components Corporation

A  leading European automotive products company  seeks a Korea General Manager or Vice President for its Korea division. Candidates will  need to have proven excellent contacts in  the South Korean automobile industry. The  company’s customer list includes: Hyundai,  Kia, GM-Daewoo, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi,  Mazda, Ford, General Motors, DaimlerChrysler,  Audi, BMW, PSA Peugeot-Citroën, Renault,  Saab, Volkswagen, among others. This  position reports to the President of the firm's Asia Pacifc division, and the Korea  General Manager will have overall supervision & coordination  of the Korean operations, as well as direct involvement in activities in China and Japan. This Korea General Manager must be entrepreneurial, fast paced, and unbureaucratic. Recruiter seeks a Korea General Manager who has worked  in a responsible position at a leading automaker or leading auto supplier. The Korea General Manager  will have relationships to Corporate Staff, the Director of Customer Programs Engineering, the Director of Manufacturing, the Head  of Program management, and the President  of the company's American division. Korean  native fluency, with perfect knowledge of  English.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea General Manager - Office Automation

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major US Office Equipment firm

Leading company in the office automation field seeks a bilingual (Korean/English) Korea General Manager to position the Korean division for growth. Recruiter seeks an entrepreneurial Korea General Manager with a strong sales background would be preferred, possibly from the leading multinational systems integration (HW/SW) firms. Experience in P/L would be desired. Experience at firms such as Mita, Xerox, Ricoh, etc. could also be of interest. Strong sales records with major Korean banks and telecoms would be preferred.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan Managing Director - Specialty Chemicals

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Japanese-English bilingual Japan Managing Director/ Japan General Manager with good sales expertise. Self-motivated, hands-on, strong communicator, strategic.

COMPANY: Major US Chemicals firm

Recruiter seeks a Japan Managing Director for a major American chemicals firm. Position reports to the CEO (Chief Executive Officer). 10+ years of staff management experience with department management experience included; 15+ years of overall business/industrial work experience. P&L management experience mandatory. The Japan Managing Director must be able to generate business and establish a pipeline for future growth.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan General Manager/ Japan Country Manager - Medical Devices

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: Major US Medical Device Corporation

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Aggressive, Japan Country Manager with strongly unbureaucratic, results-oriented business management style. 10 years experience in sales; 5 years (preferred) in sales management and managing P&L

Recruiter seeks a Japan General Manager/ Japan Country Manager on behalf of a leading American medical device firm. The Japan General Manager/ Japan Country Manager will be the driving force for business in Japan. The Japan General Manager/ Japan Country Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing business strategies and ensuring that both sales and profit goals are achieved or exceeded. The Japan General Manager/ Japan Country Manager will manage the Business in Japan including Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Clinical/Technical support

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan Country President - Industrial Components

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: American Industrial Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Japan President with strong foreign company management experiences

Recruiter seeks a President of a Japanese subsidiary of a US industrial products firm. The Country President reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).The role of the President is to be an entrepreneurial, driven, idea-generating leader responsible for achieving the strategic and financial objectives of the Japan subsidiary as defined by the its parent company. This is to be done through the hands-on leadership of all aspects of the business including marketing, sales, operations, facilities, finance and human resources.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

•   Achieve all strategic, operational and financial objectives for Firm.

•   Champion the worldwide firm's culture of efficiency, transparency, collaboration and execution.

•   Represent Firm to customers, vendors and other business associates in an ethical and straightforward manner.

•   Create and submit annual operating plans and budgets that support the strategic direction and budgets set by .

•   Communicate strategic, operational and financial objectives internally in the form of clear tactical objectives, and ensure employees have the resources they need to achieve them.

•   Communicate issues, requirements and suggestions in a clear, concise and consistent manner.

•   Oversee and provide strategic direction to the sales, marketing and manufacturing operations of organization while managing all compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

•   Build a diversified core management team and lead their professional career development. Ensure excellence in each discipline and personally contribute to each area in a meaningful way.

•   Recruit, hire, retain, evaluate, promote and/or terminate the employees of Firm according to the policies of the organization and the applicable Japanese labor regulations.

•   Identify potential opportunities for new business relationships for consideration by

 

Qualifications

•   Ten or more years of entrepreneurial leadership experience with profit and loss responsibility in a related industry within a fast-growing company.

•   Masters degree in an engineering discipline, general business or equivalent.

•   Demonstrated management skills in the areas of marketing, sales and operations.

•   Ability to believe in and promote (both internally and externally) a non-traditional business model.

•   Fluency in both English and Japanese.

•   Understanding of financial reporting methods and control systems.

•   Working knowledge of Japanese labor laws and related legal requirements.

•   Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a fast-paced, multi-tasked team-oriented work environment.

•   Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan Sales Director - Automotive

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Japanese-English bilingual Japan Sales Director with automotive sector experiences. Self starter and self motivated, with strong leadership experience.

COMPANY: Major automotive sensor firm

Recruiter seeks a Japan Sales Director, on behalf of a firm in the sensor field. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Japan Sales Director will be capable of identifying and securing significant business opportunities in Japan in the automotive and truck markets.

 

1.  Effectively works at high levels within sales, program management, engineering and manufacturing organizations of customers to understand future business plans and the potential for partnering with Firm.

2.  Develops value propositions that position Firm to win new business and/or retain its level of current business.

3.  Works closely with Firm's product engineering and general management functions to generate new product development proposals that are aligned with the customer's new product and system development plans.

4.  Insures that Firm's pricing appropriately reflects the value proposition provided by its product and meets minimum returns established by the business.

5.  A deal closer, responsible for maximizing the profit margin and return on invested capital.

 

Professional and Technical Experience

1.  Professional business development experience with a progressive track record of selling engineered products into large OEM customers (Trucks, Cars, Off-road).  Ideally the candidate will have:

a.  Existing relationships with major Japanese OEM customers in the automotive and heavy equipment industries (e.g., heavy trucks, construction and agricultural equipment, etc.)

b.  Product management and/or marketing experience, with profit center responsibility.  

 

2.  Technical acumen developed through the engineering, marketing or sale of engineered products; a degreed professional with an emphasis in engineering or physics and sensor product/application experience would be desirable. Other technical products could be considered.

 

Other Qualifications 

1.  A good business person, with a solid grasp of finance.

2.  Capable of developing accurate, data driven forecasts to drive the business planning process.

3.  Energetic and self-driven professional, with a high degree of customer focus.

4.  Straightforward in thoughts, speech, and actions - unquestionable integrity.

5.  Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both internally and externally.

6.  Strong analytical skills, strategic thinking ability, and problem solving capacity.

7.  Good team player with an ability to function in a matrix organization.

8.  Experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address senior-level management, both internally and externally.

9.  Ability to routinely travel throughout Japan, with periodic visits to Firm's home office.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager - Plastic Parts

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: Fast growing Rapid Prototyping firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales oriented Asia General Manager with experience at US plastics firms, or plastics capital equipment firms

Recruiter seeks on behalf of an RP firm marketing and selling a custom prototype injection molding service sold to all industries, an Asia General Manager. Position reports directly to the President and CEO. Fluency in spoken and written English is required, as is Japanese. Other Asian languages would be a strong plus. The Asia General Manager would establish the firm's presence first in the Japanese market.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan General Manager Pharmaceuticals

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo or Osaka)

COMPANY: Fast growing US Software firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: In this firm's business culture, they consider EVERY person from CEO on down as a sales person. Japan General Manager candidates applying for senior level management positions (as this position above) should understand that s/he is expected to be a sales person first … manager second.  Managers who are only interested in “managing” will find little respect from colleagues at this firm, even if the person carries a high title (i.e., president, vice president, GM, etc).

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing US interactive visual analytic software solutions firm, a Japan Country Manager or Japan General Manager, focusing on the Japanese Life Sciences market. This individual will be expected to provide sales and sales leadership necessary to drive firm's solutions into the Sales & Marketing organizations of Japan's major pharmaceutical companies. S/he will work closely with firm's sales staff to coordinate efforts in key accounts. Fluency in Japanese and English required.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Australia Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Software

LOCATION: Australia (Melbourne)

COMPANY: ERP Software Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Australia Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with strong sales development focus.

Recruiter seeks on behalf of an ERP software firm seeks an Australia Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will supervise a small team selling to the corporate market in Australia and New Zealand.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Australia Commercial Manager/ Australia General Manager - Scientific Instrumentation

LOCATION: Australia (Melbourne)

COMPANY: Major Life Sciences Diagnostic Instrumentation Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Australia Commercial Manager/ Australia General Manager with strong sales management experiences

Recruiter seeks an Australia Commercial Manager/ Australia General Manager on behalf of a leading maker of diagnostics and laboratory instrumentation. The General Manager of Australia is responsible for the management and operations of the company, including Australia, New Zealand and Non-US Pacific territories. The central objective is to manage the company as a customer oriented, efficient and profitable business and to achieve maximum return with the available resources. The Australia General Manager reports to the BoD of the Australia entity and to the Global Head of Distribution on commercial matters. Manage all functions of a sales and support organization in the Life Science industry which include:

--Strategic management: Develop plans and proposals on the development of the company, present plans to upper management. Budgeting for revenue and cost. Implement global plans, directions and directives.

--HR managment: Responsible for staffing, team  management, personal development and personel planning. Assure annual target setting, review and appraisal of employees is according to the firm's HR cycle.

--Operational: Assure that Global strategies, policies, guidelines, SOP's and other aspects of the management system are implemented, documented and adhered to. Ensure that Australia follows all legal and regulatory requirements to operate as a sales and service organization.

--Sales management: Sales and territory planning and target setting together with the sales team and the service manager. Channel management for individual product lines. Support sales team in their activities. Occasionally actively manage individual sales projects.

--Channel Management: Analyse distribution channels on the most effective way of distributing and supporting existing and future product lines and service offerings. Propose adaptations and implement changes if agreed by the BoD of Australia.

--Financial: Planning and monitoring budgets and cost. Providing forecasts, reports and reviews within the set timelines.

--Marketing: Plan and budget marketing activities, supervise execution, review and re-evaluate measures.

 

Responsibilities

--Agree to and deliver on targets set together with BoD of Australia

--Inform BoD/superior of any event or situation threatening significant deviations from reaching agreed targets.

--Take ownership of difficult customer situations and assist other team members in settlement procedures.

--Manage Australia team

--Operate Australia in a legally and financially safe manner.

--Ensure profitability of the company by adhering to budgeted cost as well as implementing savings if required.  

 

Competences

--Approve budgeted expenses and travel arrangements for the Australia team.

--Manage the team and the company autonomously within the approved budget and management framework of  guidelines and regulations.

--Employment and dismissal of employees according to approved pre-employment directives, head count and compensation system and following rules and regulations including possible regional/ local specifics.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: ASEAN Regional Leader - Food Service

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Leading American QSR Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Southeast Asia General Manager with strong knowledge of franchising; results-orientation, unbureaucratic. Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Chinese or Bahasa M/I languages.

Acute business acumen, knowledge of development, knowledge of marketing and leadership skills that highlight the ability to influence.

Recruiter seeks an ASEAN Regional Leader, on behalf of a leading US QSR chain. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), International, the Singapore/ SE Asia Regional Leader will have span of Control: Restaurant Operations, Development (RE and construction), Marketing & Menu, Supply Chain.

 

Role Overview:  The Singapore/SE Asia Regional Leader is a key member of firm's International Leadership Team and is charged with leading a dedicated support team focused on driving / enabling franchisee operational effectiveness, profitability and new market and restaurant growth. This includes developing and implementing strategies and tactics that drive top-line sales, traffic, customer satisfaction and restaurant operating profit (ROP). The Singapore/SE Asia Regional Leader is also responsible for development of new franchise and country relationships that enables / drives increase market share and net unit growth.

 

The Singapore/SE Asia Regional Leader has full P&L accountability for their region  This includes effectively utilizing and partnering with Support Center resources to augment the team’s needs and capabilities.

 

 Role Responsibilities:

o          Create clear expectations, goals and accountabilities for every person in the SE Asia Regional Support Team.  Set a clear personal development plan for each person and provide feedback on a quarterly basis.

o          Develop and implement an annual business plan that …

o          Drives positive transaction and comparable store sales growth

o          Increases year-over-year franchise AUVs

o          Increases profitability (ROP).

o          Improves “operational excellence” metrics such as speed of service, Guest Experience Monitor (GEM) and Metric Moving Scorecard (MMS)

o          Develop and implement a process to review markets (countries) for target development; includes market and partner assessments, building relationships and new market partners.

o          Delivers year-over-year on development targets for new unit growth and net restaurant counts by utilizing effective development processes, securing sound real estate and efficient construction methodology.

o          Effectively conduct QBR’s to include post meeting action items and follow-up.

o          Ensure timely and effective communications with Support Center Team.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager -Petrochemical Services

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Major US energy services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Managing Director/ General Manager with consumer electronics experiences

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a leading American firm in the O&G services field, an Asia General Manager.

--Responsible for the overall profitability, future development and growth of the Malaysian and Singaporean Companies (MSC).

--Responsible to ensure that the Companies comply with all legal requirements.

--Generate and implement written policies that address the requirements of personnel, client’s suppliers, and ensure that they are complied with by all employees.

--Responsible for the quality of the Companies services and products.

--Responsible to lead strategic business development within the companies through involvement in high level client visits, marketing and sales plans and overall promotion of company's services and products to the marketplace.

--Responsible to measure management performance.

--Responsible to review and approve all Company contracts with clients and suppliers.

--Responsible to prepare and implement current and long-term objectives for the Companies and measure the attainment of these goals.

--Represent the Company in its relationships with major clients, alliance partners, bankers, government bodies and professional societies.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Singapore Managing Director - Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing Communications

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Leading European Business Communications Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Singapore Managing Director with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic

Recruiter seeks a Singapore Managing Director, on behalf of a leading European firm in the field of business communications. Responsibilities of the Managing Director:

 

•         Assume responsibility for the overall functioning of the Agency in Singapore

•         Strong business background with ability to grow the revenue of the Agency

•         Be responsible for Profit and Loss

•         Motivate and develop team members consisting of Sales, Account Management and Creative staff

•         Oversee the management of existing accounts as well as the development of new accounts

•         Provide direction to the Sales, Account Management and Creative teams

•         Be involved in concept generation and evaluation of creative work

 

Requirements: 

•         10 years of experience in an Agency environment. At least 3 years experience in a similar position

•         Experience in ITC below the line communication

•         Strong management experience

•         Track record of building successful client relationships

•         History of success in supporting new business acquisitions

•         Demonstrated ability to think strategically

•         Strong presentation skills

•         Strong written and verbal communication skills (English)

•         Ability to evaluate work generated by the Creative Team

•         Strong contacts in the Information Technology and Telecommunications industry will be advantageous

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vietnam General Manager - Medical Equipment

LOCATION: Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)

COMPANY: Asian Medical Equipment Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Vietnam General Manager with strong sales experiences

Recruiter seeks a Vietnam General Manager, on behalf of an Asian medical equipment firm. Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required, as is experience developing relevant distribution networks in the country.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vietnam General Manager - Furniture

LOCATION: Vietnam (Hochiminh City)

COMPANY:Startup European Furniture firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Experienced Vietnamese-English fluent Vietnam General Manager, ideally with experience in furniture manufacture

Recruiter seeks a Vietnam General Manager, on behalf of a European startup face that is setting up a furniture factory in Vietnam to fabricate luxury furniture and interior products for luxury villas around South East-Asia. The Vietnam General Manager would run the firm's business and factory in Vietnam, including from the early startup phase. Experience in P/L essential.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vietnam Managing Director  - Metal Parts

LOCATION: Vietnam (Hochiminh City)

COMPANY: Major European Metal Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Vietnam Managing Director with strong western business skills

Recruiter seeks a Vietnam Managing Director, on behalf of a European manufacturer serving the industrial and high tech sectors. Reporting to the Group CEO in France, the Vietnam Managing Director will be responsible for this new factory and business unit. Fluency in English and Vietnamese; French skills a plus.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vietnam Managing Director - Hydraulic Products

LOCATION: Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)

COMPANY: Leading European Pumps Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Vietnam Managing Director with strong sales focus. Fluent English and Vietnamese

Recruiter seeks a Vietnam Managing Director, on behalf of a leading European Pumps Firm. The Vietnam Managing Director should have 5-10 years of experience in Management, and have experience in distribution channels in industrial products

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Malaysia CEO - Franchised Food Service (Leisure Dining Chain)

LOCATION: Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

COMPANY:Successful Asian Franchised Restaurant Chain

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Operationally competent, business savvy food sector general manager. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills and a strong eye for detail, quality and excellence.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a very successful Asian founded chain of leisure restaurants, a Malaysia Chief Executive Officer (CEO), whose duty would be effectively run and expand the firm's chain business in Malaysia. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will manage a team of 300+ employees, and will be in charge of overall operations. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will report to the shareholders, strategize and implement expansion and operational improvement plans, and set KPI's with the shareholders and master franchisor.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Managing Director - Apparel

LOCATION: Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

COMPANY: North American Apparel firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Solid, organizationally competent, Asia Managing Director with good operations and business management expertise.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a North American apparel firm, an Asia Managing Director, who would supervise firm's entire East Asian operations, to ensure continuity and going-concern of all the entities, and to safeguard the assets of the entities. The primary role of the Asia Managing Director is to lead and represent the East Asian operations in the sourcing, production, logistics and distribution of apparel from Asia to firm's customers worldwide.

•   Drive profitable results through executing against financial, operations and strategic business plans presented and approved by the board of directors;

•   To provide a significant contribution to how the US organization operates;

•   Manage and liaison with related companies and management of these companies to meet delivery dates and quality requirements for firm's customers. Manage procurement of raw materials, manufacturing services and service contracts to deliver finished product to firm's customers;

•   Financial management including internal controls, financial reporting, transfer pricing, treasury and taxation for the firm and related East Asian Operations to safe guard the assets of the Company;

•   Establish and report on key performance measurements including annual budgets and key performance indicators to maximize returns for the firm and related East Asian Operations;

•   Establish the Global Logistic hub in Malaysia with key objective in logistic planning, transshipment & drop shipment requirements, and timely delivery to firm's customers;

•   Manage effective relationships with forwarders, banks, local government authorities, audit and tax advisors; and

•   Overall management of employees and employment service contracts for the firm and related parties.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vice President, Sales and Marketing - Luxury Hospitality

LOCATION: Indonesia (Jakarta)

COMPANY: Fast growing Asian hotels firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Aggressive but polished VP Sales and Marketing with experience in the luxury resort or luxury real estate sectors.

Recruiter, on behalf of a very successful Asian developer of luxury resorts, seeks a VP, Sales and Marketing. The VP Sales and Marketing will be charged with recruiting a sales team to identify the key segments for marketing the company's latest high profile luxury beach resort and spa. Experiences running similar marketing and branding programs would be of great interest. The VP Sales and Marketing would be responsible for conducting seminars, roadshows, and presentations to market and sell the project.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager - CPG Solutions

LOCATION: Indonesia (Jakarta)

COMPANY:  Leading Consumer Products Services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS:  Indonesia General Manager with strong contacts in the food (CPG) sector

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a major firm providing advanced solutions for the global consumer products (CPG/ FMCG) sectors, a General Manager. The General Manager participates in the formulation of business strategies with top management, participates in the formulation and administration of company policies with top management, and supports top management in sales and forecast reporting of the assigned Business Unit. The General Manager will direct and coordinate activities of the assigned Business Unit to achieve company’s financial and strategic objectives, as well as recruit, manage, and develop human resources within the business unit. The General Manager formulates, plans, organizes and implements sales strategies to achieve business unit sales targets. S/he also will oversee sales programs/ activities for an organizations products and services.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: General Manager - Asia - Industrial Products

LOCATION: Thailand (Bangkok)

COMPANY: European Automotive Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: General Manager, with manufacturing and sales expertise

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a French firm with global sales revenue approx US$400M, an Asia General Manager. Firm's objective is that their manufacturing facilities in Asia are producing at lowest cost and at a world class level. As for their ambitious sales development objectives, the future Asia General Manager will have direct control over sales teams in the region. Focus will be on managing key projects across Asia. The Asia General Manager should have logistics, production management experience in the automotive or other highly competitive industrial sector and sales or marketing experience. The Asia General Manager should have had a minimum of 5 years in a highly competitive lean manufacturing/ continuous improvement environment, in addition to a few years in a sales or business related position. A degree in Eng. in an international environment and experience working for a multinational recognized for its excellence would also be ideal.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Managing Director - Entertainment (Games)

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Entertainment (Games) Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS:  Asia Managing Director, hands-on, with strong business development acumen

Recruiter seeks an Asia Managing Director on behalf of a leading entertainment firm. The Asia Managing Director will be responsible for the set up, organization, and development of firm's Asian operation.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia CEO, Asia COO, Asia VP Sales - Internet B2C Firm

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Very fast growing internet firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: smart, talented, ambitious people with a strong interest in entrepreneurship

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a very fast growing internet firm that is now active in 40 countries, an Asia CEO, Asia COO, and Asia VP Sales

- Drive growth

- Implement strategic goals and objectives of organization throughout all company departments (Research, Sales, Merchant Management, Editorial, Customer Service, Finance and Admin)

- To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, strategy, and its goals and objectives.

- Master of Science or MBA degree

- A proven track record and strong motivation to drive the growth of firm

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work under pressure with excellent organization and coordination skills

- Highly driven individual who likes to build new business

- Fluent in English

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager – Joint Venture - Aviation

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY:  Leading Global Aviation Sector Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: JV General Manager with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic. Driven with high energy

Recruiter seeks a General Manager, on behalf of a leading global aviation sector firm. Reporting to the JV Board, the General Manager’s duties and responsibilities include executing strategy, formulating policies and implementing best business practices in ensuring the smooth establishment, implementation and operations of the Joint Venture. Job Accountabilities:

•   Key driver in ensuring the establishment, implementation and the success of the JV.

•   Plan, direct and organize activities to ensure the JV’s overall goals and objectives are achieved while providing customers with a quality training experience;

•   Ensure the JV standards, policies and processes are met and are compliant with industry best practices based on JV partner’s standards, policies and other industry best practices;

•   Act as an advisor to the Board on objectives and policies for effective management of the business and answer relevant queries that may arise from JV partners;

•   Direct preparation of business plans and present to the JV Board for approval;

•   Responsible for annual budget process and ensuring targets approved by the JV Board are met;

•   Ensure accurate and complete weekly, monthly, quarterly reports are distributed to JV partners and Board as required;

•   Determine accurate staffing levels for the JV operations and monitor such levels to ensure productivity and efficiency by using metrics;

•   Accountable for Quality Management System of  the JV;

•   Develop and implement a strategic plan to capitalise on the fast paced development in Asia

•   Maintain commitment to client satisfaction and ensure superior customer experience ;

•   Accountable Manager for the JV towards all regulatory bodies in Asia

 

Qualifications:

•   Proven track record of successfully establishing Joint Venture Companies in Asia or other parts of the Asia Pacific region.

•   More than 15 years experience in managing  businesses and growing revenues and profits year over year;

•   Specific Joint Venture experience within the aviation industry especially the  training and simulation sector will be an added advantage

•   A graduate, in a business, finance or engineering discipline. An MBA qualification would be preferred.

•   Strong cultural awareness and experience of both Asian and American business practices.

•   Good negotiator and previous experience in handling Senior Management and BODs of Multi National Corporations

•   Strong background and experience with Asian customer base

•   Very solid negotiation skills

•   Interpersonal ability and excellent presentation skills;

•   Adaptability and flexibility;

•   A creative thinker, able to relate effectively to complex situations and organisations;

•   The dedication and commitment to meet the expectation and requirements of internal and external customers;

•   The ability to lead and motivate staff and develop and sustain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales Director - Medical Devices

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Growing US Medical Device Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Sales Director with track record multi-country Asian medical device sales, ideally in the orthopedic sector. Bachelor degree in business-related or life science field is required, with a minimum of seven years of progressive sales and sales management experience in implantable orthopedic medical devices, including distribution management.  Representation of MIS orthopedic implants is preferred.  Demonstrated technical and consultative sales training and professional oral and written communication skills is required.

Recruiter seeks an Asia Sales Director, on behalf of a medical device firm. The Asia Sales Directror, who reports to the Global Vice President of Sales, will manage the Asian and Australian/NZ international distribution network in the sales and surgeon development effort, as well as represent the Firm's interests in associated surgical communities, regulatory bodies and professional associations. Core Responsibilities:

1.  Sources clinically-competent distributors with established surgeon relationships for representing Firm's products within specified geographic areas.

2.  Provides sales and clinical training in the representation of Firm's products and management of cases.

3.  Provides intermediate sales and clinical support as needed through the developmental period.

4.  Oversees the profitable sales efforts through personal contact with distributors and their sales teams, providing direction and counsel as needed.

5.  Provides support for distributor strategic planning to introduce Firm's new products or developing Firm's representation within the territory.

6.  Assists the Distributors in compliance with Firm's administrative procedures, including forecasting, managing case schedules, and developing business opportunities.

7.  Ensures the expedient response to surgeon training needs and coordinates surgeon training sessions.

8.  Leads and coordinates the representation of Firm's interests in associated surgical communities, regulatory bodies and professional associations.

9.  Assists in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with hospital and outpatient surgical facilities.

10. Coordinates the representation of Firm's at trade shows, training and educational events, and other indication-specific conferences.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Oil & Gas

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Major Asian Petrochemical services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: COO with SE Asian petrochemical sector experiences

Recruiter seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO), on behalf of one of Asia’s leading providers of integrated subsea engineering solutions to the oil and gas industries. Firm provides mobile gas (CNG & LNG) infrastructure in Asia. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will report to the Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will be assisting in the general management and performance of the company as dictated by the overall strategy agreed by the Board of Directors.

•   To assist the Group CEO in building and leading an effective and cohesive executive management team with effective succession planning;

•   To assist in the evaluation of the executive management team;

•   To assist in representing the Group CEO in his absence to bankers, regulatory authorities, shareholders and the board of directors;

•   To assist in the creation of an appropriate vision and long term strategy for the company to be agreed by the Board;

•   To assist in developing and putting in place strategic operating plans and budgets for each of the  business units and departments that reflect the long term objectives and priorities of the Board.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager - Machine tools

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Asian distributor of major machine tool brands

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales-oriented turnaround Asia General Manager

Recruiter seeks an Asia General Manager, on behalf of a leading firm inthe cutting tools, metrology equipment field. The Asia General Manager reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Major duties:

Establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with the entire team Setting goals, communicating these goals to the entire team and coordinating the work necessary to accomplish them  Creating and maintaining improvements on all systems and procedures Strengthening customer relations through exemplary service and outreach to the community  Hiring of employees and all disciplinary actions

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia General Manager - Scientific Instruments

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Major European Scientific instrument firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia General Manager who is a self starter with a high energy level who could lead a team with high morale, based on team spirit.

Recruiter, on behalf of a leading manufacturer of analytical instruments, seeks a General Manager in Asia. The Asia General Manager will develop and implement a Sales & Marketing strategy based on the requirements and possibilities of the local market. The General Manager will be responsible for the ‘day to day’ management of the local organization, including:

-   Organizing an adequate sales team

-   Organizing service & support

-   Manage and supervise the distribution

-   Profit and loss

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Corporate Vice President or Managing Director - Cable Television

LOCATION: Major Asian capital

COMPANY: Leading International Investment Bank

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Experienced Cable TV Asia Managing Director

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading investment bank, an Asia Managing Director or Corporate VP who has had experience in digitalization in leading markets of Asia, the US or UK, and who has a sense of how to make this happen. Should understand content deals. Business savvy, and able to judge content deals. Works well with customers and understands how to win them to the more expensive digital market.

 - Oversee cable television investments

 - interaction with senior management

 - review of business issues, acquisitions

 - review of current and new technology options

 - understanding of content strategy

 - strategic thinker for the investment

 - review of performance

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Contract Manufacturing

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Multinational Contract Manufacturing firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with ability to expand business and improve manufacturing and supply chain efficiences. Chinese-English bilingual. Metalworking background helpful. Self motivated, and a good leader

Recruiter, on behalf of a leading Asian publicly listed contract manufacturing firm, seeks a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be assisted by Group Finance (CFO) and Individual Subsidiary key personnel (mainly General Managers). The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has to oversee the day-to-day operations, finance and general management of the Group. S/he needs to travel to these subsidiaries and be able to assist in expanding the revenue and increase the bottom-line in the fabrication, tooling and metal stamping arena in these subsidiaries. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) must have sufficient hands on experience and knowledge in the manufacturing arena. Technically sound, knows processes, understands the market requirements in metal fabrication and metal stamping, knows how to do quotations, is a leader, has the EQ to be working with all levels within the organization ...

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: President International Operations - Automotive

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Major Asian automotive manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong automotive President International Operations with solid track record in Asian and world automotive sales, marketing and operations. President International Operations from one of Big 5 world automakers - VP level - who has set up international operations abroad, who can take care of JV partners, distribution networks, vendor base, etc.

Recruiter, on behalf of a leading Asian automotive firm, seeks a President - International Operations. S/he will be responsible for the entire International Business of the firm. Currently the firm is one of the largest Automotive exporters in the firm's country. The firm has very ambitious growth plans for the next five years, by which around 30% of their total business should come from International markets. The firm is seeking a President International Operations who can strategize and implement this growth. The person should  preferably be from the Auto Industry, having experience of setting up and running businesses overseas. Nationality is open and the firm will pay what it takes to get a great President - International Operations. S/he will have respective regional heads, country managers as reports.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Managing Director - Construction

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: European Construction Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Managing Director with strongly entrepreneurial acumen

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast-growing European construction firm, a Managing Director. S/he should have a good commercial understanding, and have had a track record of proven business results. Should have had success in starting up an Indian business unit for a foreign firm and building an efficient organisation. S/he should have commercial responsible for budgets and company.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Operating Officer (COO)- E-Commerce Firm

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Fast Growing Consumer E-Commerce Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Operating Officer (COO) should have solid western business experiences. Familiarity with the automotive sector helpful

Recruiter seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) on behalf of a fast growing Indian e-commerce firm that is serving the consumer sector. The role of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be to bring in key industry knowledge, in order for the firm to better meet the expectations of the internet buyer at home.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP Personal Care - FMCG

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Leading Consumer Products Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: VP Personal Care should have solid western business experiences.

Recruiter seeks a VP Personal Care, reporting to the conglomerate President. The VP Personal Care will manage the strategy, marketing, R&D, sourcing, and manufacturing of a turnover of US $25 million, componsed of 15 brands of skin care, hair care, oral care, and personal products. This key division is part of a firm with a turnover of US$100 million.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: India Country Manager - Capital Equipment

LOCATION: India (Mumbai, Pune, Chennai)

COMPANY: Major US Metrology Equipment Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented, non-bureaucratic India Country Manager/ Sales Director with strong automotive sector sales record

Recruiter seeks an India Country Manager, on behalf of an American firm providing solutions for non-contact measurement and inspection applications. Automotive and manufacturing companies throughout the world use this firm's products, in order to help improve quality, shorten product launch times and reduce overall manufacturing costs. The general function of the India Country Manager will be to manage company’s India operation in all aspects of sales, marketing, accounting, administration, and personnel management, as a country manager reporting to the Asia Pacific Managing Director. Sales will be via direct and indirect system integrators.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: General Manager - Specialty Chemicals

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: International Chemicals Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: General Manager with strong operations focus.

Recruiter seeks a General Manager, on behalf of an international chemicals firm. The General Manager should be hard working, conscientious and above all determined to succeed. Main activities within the role will include:

•   Exceeding company sales and profitability targets

•   Supervising, motivating and monitoring team performance

•   Regular reporting of performance, trends and challenges

•   Supervising production management

•   Quality assurance management

•   Full control of sales, stock and financial accounts

•   Control of plant maintenance management

•   Liaising with suppliers and sourcing of materials to purchase specifications.

•   Interfacing and giving product advice to distributors and customers.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: India Business Unit Director - Medical Devices

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Major Global Medical Device Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented, non-bureaucratic India Country Manager with strong medical device sector sales and marketing management with leading global medical device firms. Strategic mindset. A good understanding of financial management and budgetary control is essential. Reports to President, Asia-Pacific

Recruiter seeks an India Business Unit Director, on behalf of an international firm that is a leader in their medical device sector. The India Business Unit Director will be responsible for the overall direction of the marketing and sales function India, including planning, development and implementation of marketing plans and programs in areas such as market research, promotion, pricing, advertising and public relations, product mix and coordinating with other departments that perform market related activities.  

§   Develop a vision and implement strategies that would position the divisions in such a way that it reflects the Group priorities and its growth objectives

§   Grow the business faster than the average market, increase the market share, consolidate business profit.

§   Assist the sales management team and product managers in developing business plans for regional growth.

§   Maintain existing client base and launch new products, with the objective to outgrow the served market.

§   Determine territory revenue, gross margins and profitability.

§   Build strong customer relations and develop and maintain sound relationships with the distributor network, while developing strategies in the form of business plans for each market and division.

§   Develop, approve and implement budgets.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: General Manager - Commercial Automotive

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Major Commercial Automotive Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: General Manager with superior communications skills and a "go getter" style of management

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading dealer for a major commercial vehicle manufacturer, a General Manager. This senior level General Manager will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will supervise over 250 employees. Experience in commercial vehicle sales (trucks and buses) is strongly preferred. The General Manager should have experience in marketing, finance and people management.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: General Manager - Car Body Design - Automotive

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Major Asian automotive corporationr

Recruiter, on behalf of a leading Asian automotive firm, seeks a General Manager for Car Body Design. This position will require a hands on person who can set up and run a passenger car body design team. The General Manager must have a solid knowledge of suspension systems, steering systems, brakes, trim, car body parts and car interiors.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: India Country Manager - Medical Devices

LOCATION: India

COMPANY: Major US Medical Devices Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented, non-bureaucratic India Country Manager/ Sales Director.

Recruiter seeks an India Country Manager, on behalf of a well established American medical devices firm. The Country Manager reports to the Managing Director, Asia. The Country Manager is to develop the market and to achieve a stronger market share by developing effective sales strategies and marketing plans. The Country Manager will mentor the sales staff and make final recommendations on all distributor and direct market relationships.

 

Asia Sales & Marketing Management Executive Search

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Senior Vice President & General Manager - Asia Region - IT Services

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia General Manager with strong sales contacts in the Asian airline sector. The Asia General Manager  will quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels. Collaborative, fast-moving

COMPANY: North American IT Services Firm

Recruiter seeks a Senior Vice President & General Manager - Asia Region, on behalf of a firm that provides software and services to the travel sector. The Asia SVP is based in Hong Kong, China and the Asia SVP's territory covers China, Korea, Japan, Australia and India. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Asia SVP/General Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Asia Region.  S/he will have full P&L responsibility, and also be responsible for Client Service, Sales, and Regional Solutions Delivery.

-- Set the strategy for the group including a game plan to defend or better gain share vs. competitors

-- Identify priorities to improve for firm's technology and the resulting customer experience

-- Create the business plan for the Asia Region

-- Establish the correct amount of 'back office' support and infrastructure

-- Organize resources around the operating plan

-- Defend against government encroachment

-- Execute against the plan

-- Build a high performing, high commitment organization.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Corporate Strategy General Manager - Telecommunications

LOCATION: Indonesia (Jakarta)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Corporate Strategy Manager with world-class telecom experiences

COMPANY: Major Telecommunications firm

Recruiter seeks a Corporate Strategy General Manager, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a major telecommunications firm. The Corporate Strategy General Manager will lead the Corporate Strategy and Innovation Department and will be accountable for:

•Ensure that information and guidance for top level management’s decision making on strategic alternative scenarios & business implications is available

•Manage the development of medium to long term strategic market/ business guidance to Regions & Functional Dept for business improvement

•Ensure that 3-year roadmap on company strategic business imperatives is available with considerations of regulatory landscape, technology development, market & business dynamics, regional synergy, & company propositions

•Ensure a continuous strategic market analysis is conducted

•Manage industry scouting and partner interaction with local and global partners to shape the roadmap of firm

•Help define new product opportunities, shaping and channeling initial concepts through to product and planning teams and managing the commercial negotiations and terms for joint products

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China VP Sales - Consumer Electronics

LOCATION: China (Shenzhen)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Vice President of Sales with experience in consumer electronics

COMPANY: Fast growing Asian Consumer Electronics firm

Recruiter seeks a China VP Sales, on behalf of a fast growing Asian consumer electronics firm serving the consumer and ODM markets. Duties of the Sales Vice President includes responsibility for both sales and market, including the export sales department. Experience with major business chain stores worldwide would be a strong plus.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP Sales - Automotive Parts

LOCATION: Major Asian City

COMPANY: Fast-growing Asian Automotive Parts Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Experienced Sales Vice President with multiple Asian and global country experiences in selling autoparts.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast-growing Asian auto parts manufacturer, a Vice President of Sales. Responisibilities:

- To Analyse the industry trend and identify new growth areas.

- To identify potential opportunities and develop New Business in the responsible markets.

-To Formulate and implement Business Strategies to achieve Sales Target and Growth

-To build, guide, coach and leave a cohesive Sales Team -To develop and build strong relationships with business partners

-Actively expand and maintain networking contacts.

-Based on experience, can be responsible for South-East Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America (Exports)

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Greater China Sales Director - Medical Devices

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Greater China Sales Manager with strong medical devices experiences. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese. Exceptional skills in organisation, planning, negotiation, communication and presentation. Driven and results orientated, self-motivated, honest, reliable and customer focused

COMPANY: Fast growing global medical device firm

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of an international medical device firm, a Greater China National Sales Manager. Reporting to the General Manager- Asia Pacific, the Greater China Sales Director will manage the China and Taiwan sales territory via the following duties and responsibilities:

--Supervision of the sales activities and monitoring of performance against budget of appointed distributors/ sales reps

--Develop targeted business development plans, provide products and sales training, and supervise sales plan implementation via regular calls and field visits.

--Provide formal feedback to the company and to the General Manager- Asia Pacific on a regular basis

--Coordinate attendance with distributor at key medical conferences, negotiate sponsorship, coordinate symposia and other presentations, help man trade exhibits, run workshops and hands on

training programs

--Extensive travel required throughout China and Taiwan

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Sales Manager - Airline Sector

LOCATION: China (Beijing)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Sales Manager, with commercial airline experience, familiar with international standards. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese.

COMPANY:  Major European airline

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major European airline, a China National Sales Manager. Reporting to the Regional General Manager, North Asia, the China Sales Manager’s primary responsibility will be to lead and manage a team of Sales professionals to drive significant revenue growth within the China market. Based in Beijing, the China Sales Manager role is an integral part of the Senior Leadership team in the region, operating remotely from the Head Office in Beijing  and as such requires a strong and inspiring leader with a proven track record of success and desire to be the best. To be successful in this position, the China Sales Manager will have strong commercial experience in the airline industry, the ability to think strategically while managing the daily challenges of sales management and the flexibility and resilience to adapt to a fast paced and ever changing market.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: ASEAN Business Director - Packaging Equipment

LOCATION: Malaysia or Indonesia

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Southeast Asia Regional Sales Manager with packaging equipment experience. Fluent English. Other ASEAN languages a plus

COMPANY: Major European packaging equipment manufacturer

Recruiter seeks an ASEAN Business Director on behalf of a leading European packaging equipment manufacturer. The overall objective is to develop the Sales network, additionally to the established and agreed local agent network. Deploy marketing plans for each product in the region of his zone in order to cost-effectively penetrate the targeted market segment.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Sales Manager - Software

LOCATION: Indonesia (Jakarta)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast-paced ERP Software national sales manager. Hunter-prospector profile - Identify market opportunities, Qualify to Closure. Proven track record in handling mid to large accounts. Proven track record of achieving & over achieving quota is a plus.

COMPANY: Major international ERP Software firm

Recruiter seeks an Indonesia Sales Manager, on behalf of a leading international firm making ERP Software.

- Develop Territory business verticals, such as Manufacturing, Distribution, Hospitality/Retail and Services

- Positioning of company’s winning propositions through presentation and articulation of effective selling strategies

- Develop and Maintain a positive pipeline of opportunities

- Develop and Manage assigned geographic territory

- Achieving Territory quota on Net license revenue, and Professional services revenue.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea National Sales Manager - Optoelectronics

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul); Greater China (Hong Kong); India (Mumbai)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: National Sales Manager with 10+ years of optoelectronics sales experience with demonstrated knowledge of OEM sales in the optoelectronics or electronics components market. Fluent English. Local business language fluency expected. Distribution / sales representative experience. Strong technical background in electrical engineering or physics. National Sales Manager with strong leadership presence with the ability to develop and deliver targeted presentations at all levels within an organization. Demonstrated interpersonal savvy with proven ability to build effective relationships throughout all levels internally and externally.

COMPANY: Major International Optoelectronic Components Firm

Recruiter seeks national sales managers to develop Asian sales for an important global optoelectronics firm. Reporting to the Global Sales Director, the National Sales Manager will:

*   Own direct account management, driving the attainment of sales, profit and market share objectives,  develop and deliver strategic sales presentations, build solid customer relationships, and negotiate and close deals within Company guidelines;

•  Researches various target markets and develops lists of potential target customers, reinforce a design-win culture with existing customers and new prospects;

•  Maintain knowledge and expertise in relevant products and markets; monitor competitive activity and market trends; partner with Product Management & Applications Engineering to develop strategic and tactical response;

•  Serve as initial point of contact on issues within the region; coordinate evaluation and input by appropriate Illumination functional colleagues;

*  Support core business processes including monthly & quarterly operating reviews, and annual operating planning through forecasting effectiveness, sales reporting, and expense management;

*  Play a key role in evaluating, managing, and refining the distributor / channel partner relationships

•  Meet with potential and current flash customers; attend on and/or visit relevant product exhibitions, trade shows and conferences. Team up with the local Application Engineers to develop and follow up on flash lamps inquiries and opportunities.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)  - Telecommunications

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with strong startup business management skills

COMPANY: Major Mobile Telephony Network Operator

Recruiter seeks a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), reporting to the CEO of a major international mobile telecommunications operator. The purpose of this position is to start up business relationships in-country with partners and content providers. Strong English skills required.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan Business Development Director - Semiconductor Fab Market

LOCATION: Taiwan (Hsinchu)
COMPANY: Major Global Semiconductor Products Corporation

Reporting to the VP, Asia Pacific - Greater China/ Southeast Asia Region, the Taiwan Business Manager will manage the overall company business operations in Taiwan (Gross Sales US$85 mil; 13 employees growing to 35). Recruiter seeks a strong candidate with proven track record of customer intimacy over a longer period with TSMC's higher level management, would be desired. Customer experiences might also include firms such as Winbond, UMC, Promos, Powerchip, etc. Bilingual - ability to read and write Mandarin Chinese and English language is a necessity.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Vice President, Sales - Semiconductor Capital Equipment

LOCATION: USA or East Asia (Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, China, Japan)

COMPANY: Major US semiconductor capital equipment firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong leadership development skills. Roll-up-the-sleeves, strategic thinker and mentor to staff. This is best for a longer-term visionary Asia Vice President, Sales, providing direction to the sales managers. Not suitable for an inveterate "prospector" type who works best in roles where s/he is personally involved in every single aspect of the sale. Marketing orientations might be more suitable than a pure sales focus. Process Equipment or Metrology equipment to the compound semiconductor (II-VI and III-V) market a strong plus.  Must have solid experience in the fast-growing Asian market. Knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin), Korean or Japanese a plus, but if not, intimate experience of Asian semiconductor markets is necessary.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a world leading US firm in the semiconductor capital equipment field, a VP Sales - Asia. The Vice President of Sales - Asia is responsible for directing the global sales of semiconductor equipment products in the MOCVD and MBE markets.  The successful candidate will develop and execute a multi-faceted sales strategy to grow the business and build the highest levels of customer satisfaction.  The Asia VP Sales works in parallel with the leadership team to assess and develop effective sales processes, go-to-market strategies, business development initiatives and service delivery.  This executive also spearheads major customer opportunities.  The VP Sales - Asia reports to the Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales.  Reports for this position include: Sales Managers in the USA, Greater China, Japan, and Europe.

 

Key Attributes/Requirements

The ideal candidate is an accomplished sales leader and team-builder with a history of managing sales & service in a highly competitive environment.

---15+ years (5+ at a senior level) direct management of global sales & service functions; Experience in global high-tech capital equipment sales a must

---Proven competency in MOCVD and MBE technology as applied in multiple markets and applications

---Ability to execute at the "C level"  (CEO, CTO, COO)

---Employ different sales strategies such as:  high volume, relationship-based, and multi-million dollar transaction-based selling

---Translate strategy into action plans coupled with successful implementation

---History of driving substantive improvements in both operational excellence and sales effectiveness

---Demonstrated successes in launching complex, new product releases resulting in accelerated revenue

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales Director - Medical Devices

LOCATION: Greater China (Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei, etc.)

COMPANY: Fast growing American medical devices firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A very hands-on Greater China Sales Director with medical devices experience. Greater China Sales Director with strong experience building sales via distribution channels. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese. Consultative and concept sales understanding.  Demonstrated technical training and professional oral and written communication skills. Minimum four years of progressive sales and sales management experience in implantable medical devices, including distribution management.

Recruiter, on behalf of an expanding American medical device manufacturer, seeks an Asia Sales Director. Reporting to the VP, International Business Development, the Asia Sales Director directs the international distribution network in the sales and surgeon development effort and represents Company interests in associated surgical communities, regulatory bodies and professional associations.  

•   The Asia Sales Director sources clinically-competent distributors with established surgeon relationships for representing Company products within specified geographic areas.

•   Provides sales and clinical training in the representation of Company products and management of cases.

•   Provides intermediate sales and clinical support as needed through the developmental period.

•   The Director of Asian Sales oversees the profitable sales efforts through personal contact with surgeons, distributors and their sales teams, providing direction and counsel as needed.

•   Provides support for distributor strategic planning to introduce new Company products or developing Company representation within the territory.

•   Assists the Distributors in compliance with Company administrative procedures, including forecasting, managing case schedules, and developing business opportunities.

•   Ensures the expedient response to surgeon training needs and coordinates surgeon training sessions.

•   Leads and coordinates the representation of Company interests in associated surgical communities, regulatory bodies and professional associations.

•   Assists in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with hospital and outpatient surgical facilities.

•   The Asia Sales Director coordinates the representation of Company at trade shows, training and educational events, and other indication-specific conferences.

•   Provides timely and accurate sales reports, forecasts and market intelligence and feedback to Company International Sales Management.

•   Maintains professional and safety credentials for sterile environments.

•   Functional authority for Distributors regarding the representation of Company Products

•   Assumes responsibility for the technical and ethical integrity of the sales process in the distribution channel.

•   Maintains, demonstrates and promotes professional and productive working relationships with clinical and medical facility staff as well as company personnel at all levels.

•   Maintains an accurate inventory and ensures the proper use of assigned devices, instrumentation and collateral materials.

•   Up to 70% International travel

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales DirectorAsia Managing Director - Electronic Equipment

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: US Electronic Equipment firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Sales Director/ Asia Managing Director who is trustworthy, fast-paced and above all, an accomplished sales professional, fluent in English and familiar with business practices on both sides of the Pacific.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major International maker of electronic component assembly equipment, an Asia Sales Director / Managing Director. The Asia Sales Director / Asia Managing Director reports to the company President. Ideally, the Asia Sales Director / Managing Director would be fluent in Chinese and be well-traveled throughout Asia, possessing a technical degree or highly conversant in similar technology.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Australia VP Business Development - Business Services

LOCATION: Australia (Melbourne, Victoria)

COMPANY: Major European Business Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on, results oriented Australia Business Development Director/ VP with solid sales contacts at leading Australia & NZ bluechip firms. Logical, analytical thinking processes. Must be extremely detail oriented with ability to be productive under stressful, tight deadlines. Ambitious. Must have at least 10 years vertical experience with proven subject matter expertise within one of the following industries: Telecommunications/ ISP/ Cable TV, Media/ Communications, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Utilities, Travel/ Transportation,  Technology, Direct Response/Consumer Packaged Goods

Recruiter seeks an Australia Business Development Vice President, on behalf of a leading European B2B firm in their sector. Reports to an EVP Business Development, with a dotted line report to the Chief Business Development Officer. The Australia Business Development Vice President shall perform those services customary in a business development role, including, but not limited to

•   cold calling prospects in Australia and NZ

•   developing a network of potential sales leads

•   creating and delivering presentations and proposals to firm's prospects

•   negotiation of contracts with potential clients

•   Orchestrating, attending and overseeing tours and site visits in various locations throughout the world.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China VP Sales and Marketing - Semiconductors

LOCATION: China (Shanghai or Beijing)

COMPANY: Startup Semiconductor Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Experienced Semiconductor China VP Sales and Marketing, ideally with sales to leading Asian and global consumer electronics firms.

Recruiter seeks a China VP Sales on behalf of a startup firm that sells video processing chips. The China Vice President of Sales reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Experience in the sales of semiconductors for the consumer electronic products markets would be of greatest interest. Fluency in English should be very strong, with language skills in Mandarin Chinese, Korean or Japanese a strong plus.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Pacific Vice President of Sales - Semiconductors

LOCATION: China (Shanghai, Beijing, or Hong Kong)

COMPANY: Billion Dollar+ US Semiconductor firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chinese semiconductor Asia Pacific Vice President of Sales, ideally with experience in multiple Asian countries. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. Ideally experience in selling semiconductors into the Asian consumer electronics markets

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major US semiconductor firm, an Asia-Pacific VP Sales. Reporting to a Senior Vice President, the VP Asia Sales will own revenue, strategy, execution and cost of sales for sales in Asia. Sales in this territory is approximately US$500 million). The Asia VP Sales will manage a hybrid team of directs, reps and distributors (both globals and regional). Constantly fine tune the mix to optimize focus, cost and coverage.  The VP Sales - Asia will develop local Asia semiconductor accounts through demand creation effort and best in class service. The VP Sales - Asia will manage multinational semiconductor accounts on demand creation side as well as to maximize transferred business. Leverage on a worldwide matrix that includes sales in other regions, channel management team, product line Marketing team and factory production control to maximize transferred business wins. The VP Asia Sales will detect trends, understand local requirements and drive the company to meet or create products and/or service programs to expand sales. The VP Asia Sales will develop a best-in-class demand creation team. The VP Asia Sales must be able to seamlessly flourish in both the local culture and corporate culture.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP, Sales and Marketing - Semiconductors

LOCATION: US -  California (Silicon Valley)

COMPANY: Major Semiconductor Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: This position requires a very hands-on strategic and results-oriented VP Sales & Marketing, and it would not be suitable for a person who is accustomed to supervising large groups of people.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major semiconductor firm, a VP Sales and Marketing to lead sales and business development in the embedded multimedia and graphics market. The VP Sales and Marketing provides an opportunity to take the high end graphics capability of the firm into many up and coming embedded applications. A qualified VP Sales and Marketing must have a proven track record of building revenue growth in the embedded IC business. Strong working relationship with Japanese, US and Korean embedded OEM's is highly desirable.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia-Pacific VP Sales and Marketing - Enterprise Software
LOCATION: China (Hong Kong) or Singapore
COMPANY: U.S. Enterprise Software Firm

Recruiter seeks an Asia-Pacific VP Sales and Marketing with good networking products application experiences. The Asia-Pacific VP Sales and Marketing initially will supervise approximately 3-4. Asia-Pacific Sales turnover is expected to be approximately US$6M. Focus will be on sales to network service providers (Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel, etc.) and large banks, primarily through channels.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Sales Director - FMCG

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major American Consumer Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korean-English bilingual Korea Sales Director with outstanding organizational abilities and strong charisma to reach out to staff and distributors

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading American FMCG firms, an outstanding FMCG Korea Sales Director. Strong promotional possibiities if successful.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP, International Sales & Marketing - Supply Chain/ Logistics Services

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: 1+ Billion €  European logistics services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Self starter. ODM-oriented, aggressive, International Sales & Marketing Director

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major European logistics services firm, a Vice President, International Sales & Marketing. Reporting to the CEO, the VP, International Sales & Marketing will identify and develop strategic opportunities for the continued expansion of the business and to design and implement global sales and marketing programs.

•   A demonstrable track record of profit growth achievement in international business development, with 6-8 years of such experience, preferably in the consumer electronic or computer sector.

•   Previous experience in closing deals at senior level with Asian ODMs

•   Knowledge of the complexities of the world-class supply chain management

•   Strong commercial acumen with good negotiation and customer relationship management skills, and the ability to describe fully  a long term partnership relationship built on value delivery.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Country Sales Manager - Hydraulic Components

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major French Industrial Corporation

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very results-oriented, unbureaucratic, Korean Sales Director. Fluent in Korean and English. Strong Korean C&E sector contacts

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a European firm serving the oil and gas sector, a Korea Country Manager, who, reporting to the Asia Sales Director, would:

- Maintain good relationship with Korean clients

- have a good knowledge of relevant products and top decision makers

- Follow up the projects, get inquiries, and follow up offers

- achieve sales target

- Establish and increase firm's notoriety in the Korean market

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan VP Business Development - IT Services

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: Major IT Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Highly internationalized, results-oriented Japan VP Business Development with strong C-level contacts

Recruiter seeks a Japan VP Business Development, for a major international IT Services firm. The candidate should have 8 to 10 years of direct sales experience of which at least 3 to 5 years in a Geo market.  The ideal candidate for the position is a seasoned sales professional with direct sales experience selling professional services or consulting solutions. The candidate has experience in selling to Technology Cos. and fortune 500 end users at the executive level (CEO /CFO/ CIO) of the client/ prospect organizations. The candidate should have experience selling client solutions and large projects across a broad range of contractual arrangements: fixed price, not to exceed, time and material, etc. and is well versed in the resolution of issues that arise from these arrangements. The successful candidate will have strong presentation skills, qualification, negotiation and closing skills with a consistent record of success in previous sales positions.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan Sales Manager - Network Management Software

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: Major American network management software firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A very agresssive, fast-paced Japan Sales Manager with experience in the network management software field

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major American software firm, seeks a Japan Sales Manager. Key Responsibilities:

    Maintain and develop the existing client base through regional marketing and direct sales activities.

    Identify, qualify and develop new opportunities through prospecting and networking.

    Manage and maintain your region's sales pipeline and target key accounts and vertical markets for development.

    Achieve assigned monthly, quarterly and annual sales budgets and other regional objectives established by the International Sales Director. Provide monthly and quarterly sales forecasts.

    Manage the day to day activities of sales personnel dedicated to your region. This includes inside sales representatives and sales engineers.

    Consistently achieve and/or exceed your assigned quotas and revenue objectives.

    Utilize channel sales resources in your region as necessary.

    Stay abreast of competitive industry and market intelligence and provide feedback in this area to executive management.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

    Bachelor's Degree and 5-7 years of experience directly relating to this job

    Ability to take on a consultative style when presenting ideas and products

    Competency with sales tracking tools

    Outstanding oral and written communication skills

    Must be detail oriented and capable of accurate work with minimal supervision

    Readiness to travel extensively

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Director of Sales & Marketing - Aviation Services

LOCATION: Southeast Asia

COMPANY: US Aviation Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Service oriented Asia Sales Director with experience selling high end corporate services in the Asia-Pacific region.

Recruiter seeks an Asia Director of Sales & Marketing, on behalf of leading US firm providing private jet charter, aircraft sales and acquisition and aircraft management services to companies and high net worth customers. The Asia Sales and Marketing Director will be responsible for high level marketing for corporate aviation services targeting corporate and individual consumers. Will be in charge or directing all marketing efforts and initiatives, public relations, advertising, and overseeing a team of marketing staff.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China VP Sales and Marketing - Asia - Paper Industry

LOCATION: China (Shanghai or Beijing)

COMPANY: Multi-billion € European Paper Industry Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Experienced China VP Sales and Marketing with paper industry background

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European firm in the paper industry, a VP Asia-Pacific Sales and Marketing. A Technical background for the Vice President of Asia Sales and Marketing is preferred, with further experience in sales and marketing. Experience selling to Mill Managers preferred. Fluency in English required; skills in other European or Asian languages a strong plus.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan VP Sales - LED Lighting

LOCATION: Taiwan

COMPANY: Fast growing LED Lighting IC firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: results-oriented Taiwan VP Sales  with IC sales experiences to the Taiwanese, Chinese and global LED Lighting markets. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese

Recruiter seeks a Taiwan VP Sales who has held a similar high level VP Sales or Sales Director position where s/he been responsible for defining a sales strategy and builing an effective sales team. LED lighting industry experience is a big plus. Must be able to grasp firm's technology and demonstrate a solid understanding to customers and partners.

--  experienced with LED sales and marketing in Asia

--  familiar with Asia (especially Greater China area) business practice, revenue growth and culture

--  experienced with developing business with Asian customers and closing major deals

--  working independently and able to lead local sales team

--  aggressive, proactive, accountable, result oriented sales leader

--  can drive to achieve revenue target

--  strong communication and presentation skills

--  demonstrated success in Asia sales and revenue growth

--  strong distributor and rep management skill and connection in Asia market

--  established strong relationship with Asian major LED packaging or lighting customers.

--  faster learning, handle extensive pan-Asia travel

--  proven ability to grow and mentor team

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Business Development Manager - Logistics Services

LOCATION: Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Business Development Manager with strong business development track record in the logistical services field

COMPANY: Major International freight forwarding service firm

Recruiter seeks a Business Development Manager, reporting to the General Manager of a major logistics services firm. Solicit/ develop of trade lane, industry,commodity, etc. Ability to meet company's objectives and personal targets. Experienced and sound knowledge of project handing and sea freight forwarding.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia VP Sales - Vitamins

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Major US nutritionals firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands on Asia VP Sales from the OTC pharmaceutical or vitamin sector

Recruiter seeks an Asia VP Sales with strong experiences in establishing distributor relationships with regional retail chains (drugstores, pharmacies, hypermarkets, etc.)

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales Director - Semiconductors

LOCATION: Taiwan

HEADHUNTER FOCUS:  results-oriented Asia Sales Director with IC sales experiences. 10+ years experience in IC sales and design in support in the Asia market. Fluent in English and Manadarin Chinese.

COMPANY: Major US Electronic Components firm

Recruiter seeks an Asia Sales Director on behalf of a leading electronics components firm. The Asia Sales Director will supervise all sales, distribution, and major account engagement in the Asia countries including Taiwan, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and India.  The Asia Sales Director will be responsible for agent and distributor management including setting sales strategies and direction, account conflict resolution, design in, account penetration strategies, purchasing negotiations, etc.

 

The Asia Sales Director will have demonstrated success at OEMs, ODMs, design houses, agents and CMs in winning sockets and establishing new suppliers as preferred vendors into existing high volume accounts. Ability to handle complex tasks with proven attention to detail.  Proven ability to meet and beat sales targets by effectively managing channel resources.  Proven ability to translate key account needs into product requirements and ability to work effectively with marketing organizations in the entire product life cycle process from concept thru customer engagement thru design in thru production. Excellent verbal and written skills; must be able to work effectively with minimal supervision.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Southeast Asia Business Development Manager - IT Services

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Fast growing Singaporean IT Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales-oriented, multi-country SE Asia Sales Manager with strong results-orientation, self-starter, excellent communicator

Recruiter seeks a Southeast Asia Business Development Manager, on behalf of fast growing Asian IT services firm. The ASEAN Business Development Manager will oversee all aspects of client relationships and sales from lead identification and development, through proposal generation and negotiation, to post-sale account and relationship management.  S/he will be assigned a sales territory and a yearly sales target.  The position involves interaction at all levels with the firm's clients, including CEOs, HR Directors, and Senior VPs and key project staff.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia-Pacific Regional Manager - Electronics Manufacturing Services

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Major Global Consumer Electronics Contract Manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Service oriented Electronics Manufacturing Asia Business Unit Manager. Fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin).

Recruiter seeks an Asia-Pacific Regional Manager who will ensure that all developments in infrastructure and partner relationships are coherent with the global strategy. The Asia-Pacific Regional Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the right partners are in place to support the development of their designated region. The Asia-Pacific Regional Manager must manage service level agreements, contractual relationships, quarterly business reviews, scorecards, KPI, SOW, rate structures and service delivery with the region's strategic partners

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Indonesia Country Manager - Cosmetics

LOCATION: Indonesia (Jakarta)

COMPANY: Leading Cosmetics Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: An aggressive, sales-oriented national sales director. Skincare and haircare products (OTC/ ethical) a plus.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing firm in the HBA/ cosmetics sector, an Indonesia Country Manager. The Indonesia Country Manager reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Country Manager is responsible for the profit and loss, sales and marketing of firm's business in Indonesia as well as to spearhead  firm's business operations in Indonesia.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asian Regional Marketing Director- Wines

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Asian Wine Distributor

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Experienced Asia CPG Marketing Director with focus on marketing fine foods or luxury consumer goods

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading Asian distributor of fine European, American, and Australian wines, an Asia Regional Marketing Director. The Asia Markting Director will head the company's Marketing & Public Relations efforts in increasing brand equity in firm's regional markets. S/he will be the company's spokesperson to the media, at events, trade/Investment fairs, seminars and public forums. Very strong public speaking abilities in English, with exceptional skill in business relationship building.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan General Manager - Consumer Products

LOCATION: Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: Major US Consumer Products Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Japan General Manager with fluent English, with strong international company experiences. This is primarily a Japan Sales Director role.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading American manufacturer of consumer products, a Japan General Manager, who reports to the Managing Director - Asia. Experiences selling quality consumer products to wholesalers, retailers and premium gift houses, would be desired. The Japan General Manager is to manage and organize the Japanese sales team; to maintain and improve relationships with Japanese wholesalers and retailers; to implement and develop plans to expand distribution within the local market. Beyond Sales Management, the General Manager would also be responsible for finance and distribution.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Sales Director - Electronic Components

LOCATION: China (Shanghai or Shenzhen)

COMPANY: Major American Electronic Components Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Sales Director with strong sales wins in the Chinese electronics manufacturing industry (both Chinese local and WOFE).

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading US manufacturer of electronic components, a China Sales Director. Position reports to the VP Sales - Asia. The China Sales Director will oversee country, and customer sales growth strategies designed to achieve high rates of growth for firm's products in China. The China Sales Director will work with Business Unit Product Managers, the Regional VP Sales, International Cust Serv, and Marketing to design and implement country and transaction strategies. Manage the implementation of the strategies. Evaluate the market situation, establish criteria, and recommend country and transaction target prioritization.  Work with VP Sales - Asia to establish prioritization. Focus business development activity on target markets. Evaluate country business potential, in conjunction with the VP Sales - Asia, develop country orders and sales plans, up date plans with regular orders forecasts. Evaluate distributor and sales agent network, recommend to the VP Sales Asia changes in the network.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Southeast Asia Sales Director - Enterprise Software

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: US Software firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Marketing-oriented, strategic-thinking Southeast Asia Sales Director who has managed sales in multiple ASEAN countries

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of fast growing US enterprise software firm, a Southeast Asia Sales Director. Reporting to the Managing Director - Asia-Pacific, the Southeast Asia Sales DIrector is responsible for all sales activities in ASEAN to maximize sales revenues and meet corporate objectives. This includes motivating and leading account managers and sales engineers, developing and implementing pro-active competitive strategies, and forecasting revenues accurately.  Firm's sales approach is via channel partners with direct touch. Firm's sales people have to manage both channel and direct touch activity, we do not have separate teams for each activity.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Southeast Asia Sales Manager - Barcode Readers

LOCATION: Southeast Asia

COMPANY: Barcode Reader Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast-paced, Asia regional sales manager with barcode reader sales experience. Good closing skills, team player, creative, sales driven, able to work independently, and motivated to grow the business

Recruiter seeks a Southeast Asia Sales Manager on behalf of a barcode reader firm. Reporting to the Vice President, Worldwide Sales, the ASEAN Sales Manager will be responsible for market development and direct sales of scanner, POS and petroleum dispenser product lines. Fluency in English required. Other regional language skills also desired.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Japan Business Development and Sales Manager - heavy equipment

LOCATION: Japan

COMPANY: European Heavy Equipment Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Japan Sales Manager, bilingual Japanese-English

Recruiter seeks a Japan Business Development and Sales Manager with a technical background (BSME or Mat Sci) and at least 10 years' sales experience. Familiarity with the automotive and construction equipment industries desired. Reports to Sales and Marketing Director.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Sales Director - Electronics Manufacturing Equipment

LOCATION: China

COMPANY: US$42 billion Japanese Conglomerate

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: results-oriented Chinese Sales Director, experienced in equipment sales to the PCBA and SMC (semiconductor) markets in China. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese.

Recruiter seeks a China Sales Director for a leading Japanese firm providing manufacturing solutions to the PCBA and Semiconductor manufacturing industries. The China Sales Director should have strong contacts in the China OEM, ODM and EMS markets.l

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director of Sales - Asia - Semiconductor Fabrication Industry

LOCATION: Taiwan (Hsinchu)

COMPANY: American semiconductor fabrication products firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very hands-on Asia Sales Director with strong semiconductor fab industry and customer knowledge. Critical: a strategic thinking sales manager, with orientation on "value added sale," rather than trying to undercut price

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of an American firm selling products to the semiconductor fab industry, an Asia Sales Director. The focus of the Asia Sales Director will be on Taiwan sales, selling to the major Taiwan fab firms - TSMC, Winbond, UMC, Powerchip, etc. Sales team in Taiwan includes 3 company staff.  

--Asia Sales Director must be knowledgeable of each significant Taiwan customer, the product(s) that firm sells to each key fab customer and the purpose / value that each product provides.

--Develop annual Taiwan sales budget for approval by the VP/ General Manager and the Executive Committee.  The Asia Sales Director will provide monthly Taiwan board report sales forecast and budget review.

--The Asia Sales Director will develop a positive relationship with the executive and sales management team at firm's exclusive distributor in Taiwan and foster a mutually productive business environment.

--5-10 years sales experience in the semiconductor fab industry; knowledge of IC/ semiconductor fab processes, materials and applications - especially gas or chemical products.

--A network of contacts at accounts in the global and Asian semiconductor industry. Have an established network in the semiconductor materials or fine chemical industry and leverage existing contacts to achieve competitive and market information.

--Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese; Taiwanese a plus. Ability to communicate with US-based top management.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Business Development Manager- Consumer Durables (White Goods)

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major European home appliance firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Sales experience is essential. Ideally the Korea Business Development Manager will have an excellent network of contacts within the Retail and Building industry and will look forward to the ongoing growth of the firm's business in Korea. Fluent English and Korean. German skills a plus.

Recruiter seeks a Korea Market Manager of Business Development for one of the world's leading manufacturers of home appliances. Targeting a Client base of Distributors but also dealers, Builders and Property Developers the Korea Manager of Business Development will be responsible for managing key existing relationships, gathering market information and developing new business. Additionally the Korea Manager of Business Development will build relationships with retail staff members to ensure the continued success of your category through monitoring their service excellence and product knowledge. Previous experience working with High End Kitchen Appliances or packages would be extremely advantageous. Duties include contributing to maximizing sales of home appliances through a network of distributors/dealers in Korea, forecasting long and short range market potential to recommend required support of the distributor channel, leverage current distributor network to provide sales performance commensurate with market opportunity, contributing to good customer /distributor relationships, upholding company reputation for integrity and quality of product, supplementing distributor efforts through direct assistance with customers prospects and influencers.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia-Pacific Sales Director - Consumer Electronics (Audio)

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong or Shenzhen)

COMPANY: Major Consumer Electronics Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia-Pacific Sales Director with strong consumer audio expertise, ideally on a regional Asian, multi-country basis

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading global company in the consumer audio field, an Asia Sales Director. Experience in consumer electronics, audio, or high end microphones, would be of great interest.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales and Marketing Manager - Consumer Electronics

LOCATION: Southeast Asian location

COMPANY: Consumer Electronics Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast-paced, consumer electronics sales manager building sales in a new country market. Experience selling to the middle- to high-end customer base. Reports to Managing Director.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf a major regional retailer of luxury goods and consumer electronics, a Country Sales and Marketing Manager. This Asia Sales and Marketing Manager must have had experiences selling consumer electronics, preferably cameras. Duties:

-- To lead a sales team in house, and to develop a sales team for wholesaling to targeted provinces.

-- To educate the team about product knowledge of camera.

-- To set up marketing plan for promoting the sales of well known brand camera.

-- To work out marketing plan for each quarter after knowing the culture and consumer behavior of local people.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director Sales - Greater China - Semiconductors

LOCATION: Taiwan

COMPANY: US Startup firm funded by venture capital

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Greater China Sales Director with strong consumer electronics expertise. Strong track record selling to the following customers would be of interest: Consumer (Mobile Phones, Digital Still Cameras, Camcorders, Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives, Digital TV, Printers, USB 2.0 Flash Drives, USB 2.0 Flash Readers), OEM, and Computer

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of an exciting VC funded fabless semiconductor company having released its first two products to the market, a Director Sales - Greater China.  Reports to VP Worldwide Sales. The successful candidate will take full responsibility for the Greater China sales process from initial customer contact through revenue generation. A proven track record in driving a company through technology adoption through qualification as an approved vendor with tier one customers is essential. Experience in selecting, building, supporting, controlling and managing distribution in Greater China is essential. A proven track record / capability of closing design-wins and generating revenue from zero to >$30 million in a start-up environment is highly desirable. The Director Sales - Greater China is based in Taiwan with a requirement for frequent travel to mainland China.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP - International Sales & Marketing - Medical Devices

LOCATION: China, India or Southeast Asia

COMPANY: Asian Medical Device Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Aggressive, internationally focused VP - International Sales & Marketing with strong experiences in developing distribution channels in the Asia-Pacific region

Recruiter seeks a VP - International Sales & Marketing for a leading Asian manufacturer of implantable medical devices. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the VP - International Sales & Marketing should have a solid 10 years marketing background gained from a reputable medical device company or pharmaceutical company. The VP - International Sales & Marketing must be bilingual, fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English, and must be bicultural and able to adjust quickly to new business and cultural environments.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales Director - Composite Materials

LOCATION: China, Japan, Korea, or Singapore

COMPANY: Major composite materials manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: results-oriented Asia Sales Director, with a sales focus on the industrial market

Recruiter seeks an Asia Sales Director for a leading composite materials firm that sells to structural composite fabricators in the industrial, automotive, oil and gas, wind energy and other diverse markets.

-Managing all commercial issues and the entire sales process for a portfolio of current buying accounts.

- Implementing product, price and promotional policies of the marketing department.

- Lead follow up and prospecting.

- Pull-through sales; represents the company and its products to the entire value chain and end-users.

- Customer voice on internal multifunctional teams - quality,

-Forecasting and market planning input - consumption and use analysis.

-Market identification and exploration activities for new applications.

- Market research and "value in use" economic analysis for new applications.

- Selecting, developing and managing distributors or other channels to market.

 

Qualifications:

-Proven sales management track record as a materials supplier to the composites, chemicals, or plastics industries. Experiences selling specialty chemicals, textiles, fiberglass, plastics, carbon fiber, composites, resin transfer molding, etc. would be considered acceptable.

-Minimum 5 years sales experience in a technical business to business setting.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills.

-Ability to work in a matrix environment

-New Business Development experience in new application arenas for materials / composites.

-Written and spoken fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese, Korean or Japanese

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales Director - Software

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Major Software Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very hands-on Asia Sales and Marketing Director with experience selling software to the consumer products industry.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading software firm, a Director of Sales - Asia, who, reporting to the Asia Pacific Managing Director, would develop the firm's Asia sales. Track record in CRM products would be especially useful.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Sales Manager/ Korea Business Development Manager - Heavy Equipment

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul or other Korean city)

COMPANY: Major global gear manufacturing firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korean-English bilingual Korea Sales Manager. Self starter and self motivated.

Recruiter seeks a Korea Sales Manager, on behalf of a European manufacturer of large gears, sold to the shipbuilding, industrial and heavy equipment sectors. The Korea Sales Manager should be a  seasoned individual with sales ability and contacts in the marine/ shipbuilding industry, as well as other industrial and manufacturing industries. The firm has active customers in Korea, including major chaebols. The Korea Sales Manager should have the ability to make introductions for the firm in the Korean shipbuilding industry. Existing business and alumni networks are important. Available to travel to Busan, Changwon, Seoul, etc. every 2-3 months for in-person visits to customers.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Country Manager- Messaging Software

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: US CRM/ Messaging Software firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained China Country Manager who is very hands on, able to build a China sales effort from scratch. Experience at firms like AVAYA of great interest.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of medium sized and fast growing US communications software firm, a China Country Manager. Reporting to the Asia Pacific General Manager, the China Country Manager should have a good sales track record in the CRM sector. Minimun 10 years sales experience selling software or products in the communications platform. Fluency in Chinese Mandarin and English is required of this China Sales Manager.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Sales and Marketing Manager - Consumer Electronics

LOCATION: Southeast Asian location

COMPANY: Consumer Electronics Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast-paced, consumer electronics sales manager building sales in a new country market. Experience selling to the middle- to high-end customer base. Reports to Managing Director.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf a major regional retailer of luxury goods and consumer electronics, a Country Sales and Marketing Manager. This Asia Sales and Marketing Manager must have had experiences selling consumer electronics, preferably cameras. Duties:

-- To lead a sales team in house, and to develop a sales team for wholesaling to targeted provinces.

-- To educate the team about product knowledge of camera.

-- To set up marketing plan for promoting the sales of well known brand camera.

-- To work out marketing plan for each quarter after knowing the culture and consumer behavior of local people.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vietnam Sales Director - FMCG (Foods)

LOCATION: Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)

COMPANY: Major European Foods firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Unbureaucratic, results-oriented, internationally trained Vietnam CPG Sales Director

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a well established leading European leader in the processed food field, with over US$2 billion is global sales, a Vietnam Sales Director.  The Asia-Pacific region is a fast-growing region for the firm, with average growth rates of 10% in the last 3 years. The Vietnam market is already a major market for the firm in Asia. To continue building on this momentum, the firm is seeking a highly qualified Vietnam Sales Director, experienced at international CPG firms. The Vietnam Sales Director will be responsible for strengthening the firm's distribution network in Vietnam, recruiting a Sales Team, stimulating and supervising distributors, and developing the firm’s sales in Vietnam.

---10 years of experience / training (+/- 2 years) with a blue chip FMCG Company

---Fluency in English and Vietnamese

---A proven track record of developing sales through distributors

---A proven track record of stimulating controlling and developing its distributors towards international standards.

---A willingness to evolve into a smaller structure, thus having a greater autonomy and potential for impact.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Sales Director - Consumer Electronics (Audio)

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Fast growing US Consumer Electronics Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korea Sales Director with strong results-orientation, unbureaucratic. Fluent English and Korean

Recruiter seeks a Korea Sales Director, on behalf of a fast growing American consumer electronics firm that licenses its audio technologies to major global consumer electronics firms. The Korea Sales Director should have strong contacts with the major Korean consumer electronics firms, especially in the TV, set top boxes, audio-video receivers, personal computers, and automotive sectors.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Marketing Manager - Nutritionals

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Major International Nutritionals/ Health Supplements Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Korean-English bilingual Korea Marketing Manager with CPG/ FMCG experiences

Recruiter seeks a Korea Marketing Manager for a major international firm in the nutritional/ health supplement industry. The Korea Marketing Manager is responsible for the development of the plans and programs that will establish and maintain current and long range markets, including advertising, budgeting, forecasting of manufactured costs, sales and inventory requirements and projecting profit and market shares.  Drive brand and product performance in consumer markets.  Works with various departments on specific product developments and improvements. Execute initiatives with agencies and in-house creative team to create/improve advertising copy, media plans, promotion plans and secures legal and regulatory approval with respect to the above.  Reviews estimates of brand sales and share upon which brand planning spending will be based. The Korea Marketing Manager must have exceptional leadership skills in managing teams and implementing key business initiatives; and an ability to comprehensively understand and convert consumer, category, competitor, and channel/customer insights into brand strategy/plans. The Korea Marketing Manager must have a successful track record of identifying & developing new ways to grow brands via innovation in product, packaging, and communications. S/he should effectively appy knowledge of business drivers to deliver financial objectives via P&L management, budget development and tracking, and demand/financial forecasting

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Sales Manager - Electronic Equipment

LOCATION: China

COMPANY: Major American Electronic Equipment Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: bilingual (English-Mandarin Chinese) China Regional Sales Manager. Test and Measurement industry experience preferred.

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, a China Regional Sales Manager. Reporting to the VP International Sales, the China Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for development and management of key accounts and sales channels for China. The China Regional Sales Manager will also be held accountable for understanding their sales funnel and to accurately forecast orders. Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

•   Develop sales strategies and objectives for China in accordance with overall corporate goals and objectives in order to achieve market share growth, and maximize sales revenue and profitability

•   Assure that channel-partners/distributors develop and optimize their focus to support the corporate strategic business objectives and that factory assistance is provided to assure they have firm's complete support in doing so.

•   Provide regular status on each channel partner’s performance to plan along with updated revisions to sales and marketing strategies, territorial expansion, and other actions required in order

to achieve and exceed projected targets.

•   Maintain and report an opportunity funnel/forecast for the general business and specific larger project business.

•   Train and educate local sales people on the corporate products and provide the necessary objection handling and selling strategy assistance specific to an industry, market, or account.

•   Provide input to Product Marketing, Engineering and Operations teams to help direct the development of new products that reflect market trends and customer needs.