career tracker

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 07 January, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 07 January, 2012, 12:00am


Andrew Daniels, head of practice, information technology and telecoms, Talent2

Daniels has 13 years of recruitment experience at senior information technology leadership and strategic planning levels. He brings to the business hands-on experience in providing leadership for complex end-to-end programmes, and has a rare capability for a headhunter having personally built real success in business. Therefore, he knows 'what it takes to succeed' professionally.

Thomas Chiu, senior consultant - sales and marketing !and industrial practice, Talent2

Chiu brings significant recruitment experience in placing mid- to senior-level executives in business-to-business sales and marketing and technical areas, including the industrial, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. Prior to joining the recruitment industry, Chiu accumulated 18 years' sales and marketing experience in the business-to-business industrial sector.

Hisahiro Minokawa, president and CEO, Canon Hongkong

Minokawa will be responsible for managing the company's operations in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, the Philippines and Mongolia. In addition to working in Japan during his 27-year tenure, he has worked in Malaysia and Thailand, and his role was extended to mainland China. In the past three years, he was the vice-president of Canon (China) and chief representative for the East China region, overseeing marketing and sales functions in Shanghai and six provincial business markets, including Anhui, Jiangsu, Jiangxi and Zhejiang. Minokawa will make an important contribution to Canon Hongkong with his extensive management experience. He graduated from Keio University of Tokyo in 1985 and joined the human resources division of Canon Inc in the same year.

Barbara Yeung, head of sales and marketing and industrial practice, Talent2

Yeung offers the business a wealth of recruitment experience, and over 15 years' as a marketing and communications professional within banking. She specialises in mid- to senior- management level appointments for PR and communications functions, and management executive appointments for bodies including public sectors, regulatory bodies and NGOs.

Andrew Simmonds, senior consultant - interim management practice, Talent2

Simmonds worked for Britain's fastest growing interim management and executive search firm, and has recruited 'director of' and 'head of' positions across HR, IT and telecommunications, finance, procurement, marketing and programme and project management. Within interim management, Simmonds has considerable experience in complex and often urgent requirements.

Eric Olson, global practice managing partner of leadership consulting, Heidrick & Struggles

An accomplished business strategist, Olson has worked closely with Fortune 500 companies and served as CEO of Health Address. '[Olson] possesses a rare combination of functional experience, client focus and a true passion for people,' says Heidrick & Struggles CEO, L Kevin Kelly. Olson has a doctorate in clinical psychology, a master in complexity and organisational change, and a master in counselling psychology.