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Executive Search Firm Adds To Financial Services Team In Hong Kong

Tom Burroughes

26 October 2016

Heidrick & Struggles International, the US-listed executive search firm, has recruited David Hui as a partner in its financial services practice. Hui is based in Hong Kong.

Previously, Hui was founder and managing director of a boutique search firm, responsible for managing large regional accounts and senior-level assignments. Prior to this, he was the head of the financial services practice for Asia-Pacific at an international search firm (unnamed in the Heidrick & Struggles statement), leading a team of more than 40 consultants, it said. Before that role, Hui served for six years as head of Asia for a London-based executive search firm specialising in senior hires.

In his early career, he worked as a banking and finance lawyer at both Allen & Overy and Baker & McKenzie. Hui holds an LLB (joint honors) degree in law and Chinese studies from the University of Leeds , and an LLM from the University of London. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong.