LHH KNIGHTSBRIDGE EXPANDS EXECUTIVE SEARCH PRACTICE IN QUEBEC WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF KAREN WONG

Ms. Wong brings extensive global leadership experience in talent acquisition, talent management and business operations.

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TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – LHH Knightsbridge is pleased to announce the addition of Karen Wong as a Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Search practice, effective June 15, 2021. Ms. Wong brings extensive global leadership experience in talent acquisition, talent management and business operations, which she will leverage in continuing to grow and build the Quebec Executive Search practice for a wide range of sectors, including the industrial, manufacturing and resources industries.

 

LHH’s long-standing commitment to the evolving nature of talent recruitment delivers unparalleled client services and empowers companies to leverage their true and untapped potential. Ms. Wong’s appointment demonstrates the firm’s dedication to enhancing its career transition, talent and skills development, executive search and leadership transformation offerings in the key Canadian markets of Quebec and Ontario. 

 

“Karen’s global perspective and results-oriented approach will be a definite asset to our clients who are preparing for the future of work and look to us to support them with new strategies ahead of the anticipated changes in executive recruitment across all industries,” said Robert Hosking, Senior Vice President and Managing Director - Search Practices, LHH Knightsbridge.Her role as a member of the executive search team will help drive impactful results through our executive recruitment efforts, amplifying the sourcing, development and retention of C-Suite talent in Quebec and nationally. We are excited for this opportunity to expand our presence and client services in Karen’s areas of expertise.”

 

Ms. Wong has more than 25 years of international search, financial and operational experience. Prior to joining LHH Knightsbridge, Ms. Wong had held several leadership roles at Korn Ferry International in Professional Search, RPO and Projects. In her last role there as Vice President of Global Business Operations, Professional Search, she and her team had built an innovative business onboarding program, which was designed to create an optimal business integration and new hire experience. Prior to Korn Ferry, Ms. Wong had spent a decade with Michael Page International in Hong Kong and New York City and had played an integral role in helping build both start-up businesses.  She had commenced her career in Audit & Business Advisory with Miller Hersh and Price Waterhouse in Montreal and Hong Kong.


Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Commence degree and Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from McGill University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

About LHH Knightsbridge

LHH Knightsbridge Search professionals are experts in finding, assessing and delivering transformational talent to meet both the permanent and interim leadership needs of clients. We help companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce, so they can accelerate results, with less risk.

 

Our ability to attract the best leadership candidates to our client mandates is enabled by deep industry knowledge, keen insight into transformational capabilities, proven process and unwavering commitment to understanding the unique needs and goals of both clients and candidates.   

 

A subsidiary of LHH—the leading global provider of talent and leadership development, career transition and coaching—LHH Knightsbridge delivers expertise in four Search Practice areas: Executive Search & Recruitment, Interim Executive Management, Board of Directors Search, and Recruitment Solutions. Together, we assist organizations in finding new talent, as well as helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs.

 


For more information please contact:

 

Laura Chambers                             

Marketing Director

Laura.chambers@LHH.com

+1-416-928-4556

 

Emily Ellis

Account Coordinator

Kaiser & Partners Inc. 

lhh@kaiserpartners.com 

+1-905-599-6138

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