Horton International Expands further into Asian Executive Search Market

Horton International Expands further into Asian Executive Search Market

Horton International, a leading executive search and management consultancy firm, is proud to announce its expansion into the fast-paced Asian market. Horton’s latest global expansion comes courtesy of a new partnership with Asia Carbon Search, a leadership search and advisory firm with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore.

Throughout 2022, Horton International is focussing upon further solidifying its global delivery capability by bringing on additional top executive search firms in various regions.

Since launching in 2008, Asian Carbon Search has built a reputation as a leader in supporting Asian businesses as they build highly effective leadership teams. The firm has become a mainstay organisation in niches such as Asset Management, Private Equity, professional services, real estate, and VC backed start-ups.

From guiding organisations in the right direction when searching for leaders, to assessing and selecting new talent, and aligning talent management programmes with commercial strategies, Asia Carbon Search will bring a wealth of experience to the existing team at Horton International.

Managing Directors of Asia Carbon Search, Janet Lui and Daniel Dat, will be overseeing the new partnership from their offices in Asia, providing on-the-ground local experience and knowledge to ensure a successful expansion.

“Asia Carbon has had a strong position in the executive search market across China, Hong Kong and Singapore since 2008. Our group of highly qualified consultants have rich experience and expertise covering a range of verticals. With this foundation, we hope to help strengthen Horton International. In turn, their well-established network will undoubtedly help deepen our relationship with existing clients and expand our business with new clients across the globe.” Shared Janet Lui, Managing Director at Asia Carbon Search.

Lui comes with over 30 years of management and consultancy experience and brings a diverse range of experience after spending her career advising multinational and regional companies on how to realise their full potential.

Similarly, bringing over 20 years of financial services experience, Dat will use his market knowledge, business-building experience, and management skills to advise clients and candidates on market issues and leadership strategy.

Maneesh Ajmani, Chairman of the Board at Horton International, says “China has always been a key growth market for our clients presenting significant cross border opportunities for search and leadership development and we are thrilled to welcome our new partners in China, Asia Carbon to Horton International. As one of the top executive search firms in APAC, Asia Carbon will further strengthen our presence in the APAC region. Janet Lui and the team have deep knowledge of and an on the ground presence in China, Hong Kong and Singapore, and we feel excited and privileged to be working with them.”

Alongside this new partnership, Horton International have also been recognised as one of the year’s 40 top global executive search companies by Hunt Scanlon Media, solidifying them as one of the world’s best search firms committed to satisfying sensitive recruitment needs.

To find out more about Horton International, visit www.hortoninternational.com


With more than 40 offices in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, Horton International has the global resources and local-market expertise to help you attract and retain the most qualified professionals.

The firm provides outstanding consultative advice that helps organisations achieve their strategic staffing objectives. Horton International’s executive search services are exacting, timely, and highly effective, and are specifically designed to help clients achieve their business goals with confidence.

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