DHR International Hires New Partner in Hong Kong Specialising In Private Equity, Consumer and Retail
April 4, 2016
LONDON, UK (4th April 2016) -DHR International, one of the largest retained executive search firms in the world, is pleased to announce that Benjamin Lo has joined the firm 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 specializing in paper related products.
Steve Stine, Managing Partner Asia at DHR International comments; “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.”
“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.”
About DHR International
For more than 25 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 60 wholly-owned offices spanning the globe. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base.