DHR's New Partner: New talent for Hong Kong based executive search company.

April 8, 2016 | The Global Recruiter

DHR International have appointed Benjamin Lo as partner, based in its Hong Kong office. Ben will serve as partner within the consumer and retail and private equity practice groups. Before joining DHR International, Ben was CEO at Beauty Farm Salons, which owns 130 beauty salons across China and is majority owned by private equity firm CITIC PE.

Ben has held senior management positions in multiple private equity funded consumer and retail businesses across Hong Kong, China and South East Asia. Prior to Beauty Farm, Ben was CEO at Global Beauty International, which provides hair, beauty and skin care across 11 countries, owned by private equity firm EQT partners. He has also served as Group COO for G2000, the specialty clothing chain in Asia.

At the beginning of his career Ben held several leadership positions within roles such as IT audit, finance, internal audit and Chinese business development at companies including Ernst & Young in Hong Kong, Price Waterhouse in Hong Kong and Sydney and British American Tobacco in China and Hong Kong. Ben has also served as CEO of Singapore listed, New Toyo International Holdings Ltd specialising in paper related products.

Steve Stine, managing partner Asia at DHR International noted: “We are thrilled that Ben is bringing such considerable experience working with private equity firms within the consumer and retail space to executive search.

“Ben has a deep understanding of the Asia Pacific market and of working within the uniquely challenging private equity market which will make him an important asset for the retail and consumer, and private equity teams,” he said. “Ben is a seasoned professional and his years of working within the market have given him an in- depth and comprehensive understanding of the skills required to excel within these sectors.

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