GS Business Services

Executive Search across Business Services

About Us

GS Business, is a retained executive search firm, specializing across Business Services in Asia. In 2011, Louisa Wong acquired Global Sage the founding company, her view was to expand the industry coverage from purely Financial Services to across all industries due to her track record and vast experience. The Business Services entity was established in 2011 in Asia. We have been actively investing in our capabilities across consumer products, retail, media and technology, and pharmaceutical sectors, across the full
range of functional disciplines.

GS Business’s recent track record, has been well recognized by our clients in Asia. Our unique approach combines the best of a boutique executive search practice with the capabilities and resources of a large global firm.

In the view to expand to other sectors GS remains fully committed to maintain our premium position as a global boutique financial services specialist search firm known for our quality and unwavering commitment
to our clients around the world.

Core Industry Coverage

GS Business works with organizations across all functional roles for many of the world’s leading, most recognized, and emerging brands
in the following industries:

Advertising & Public Relations

Consumer Electronics & Durables

Fashion

FMCG

Food & Beverage

Healthcare & Pharmaceutical

Hospitality & Leisure

Media & Entertainment

Personal Care & Cosmetics

Retail

Sporting Goods & Outdoor

Property/Real Estate

Senior Management

Senior leadership at GS Business leads the core practice areas in Asia.

Nancy Yick

Partner, Head of Consumer Markets, Asia

Nancy Yick is a Partner, Head of Consumer Markets Practice based in the Hong Kong office of Global Sage. Nancy has over 21 years of executive search experience covering Consumer, Properties and Pharmaceutics Sectors across the region. Nancy’s core competencies are in handling senior level hires for both multinational and local organizations across different functions and industries. Previously, Nancy was the Managing Director at Bo Le Associates and prior to that, she also worked at Russell Reynolds.
Email Address: nyick@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+852) 2872 2533

Joyce Ng

Partner, Head of CFO, Risk & Compliance, Asia

Joyce Ng is a Partner based in the Hong Kong office of Global Sage. Joyce brings over 17 years of experience to the firm. Joyce joined Global Sage in 2015 and focuses on CFO, Legal, Risk and Compliance assignments. Over the past decade, she has been a prominent executive recruiter for the Finance and Legal function, with a particular focus on the Private Equity, Financial Services, and Hong Kong Conglomerates. Prior to joining Global Sage, Joyce was a Director of the Talent Acquisition team at UBS. Previously, she spent more than 15 years at Bole Associates. Joyce holds a BA from University of Toronto. She speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Email Address: joyce.ng@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+852) 2872 2595

Sisca Ramli

Director

Sisca Ramli is a Director based in the Jakarta office of Global Sage. Previously, she was Senior
Associate at Bo Le Associates. Sisca holds a Bachelors degree in English from Atma Jaya Catholic
University of Indonesia.
Email Address: sisca.ramli@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+62) 212922 2999

JOYCE SOO

Managing Director

Joyce Soo is a Managing Director based in the Kuala Lumpur office of Global Sage. Joyce brings over
16 years of experience in senior level executive search across a wide range of industrial and
consumer businesses. Previously, she was a Managing Director and Co-Regional Lead for the
Consumer and Industrial Practice, Asia at Bo Le Associates. She has successfully led and delivered a
significant amount of search assignments for clients ranging from medium-sized businesses,
family–owned companies, private equity as well as large international organizations throughout the
Asia and Internationally throughout her career. Her core areas of expertise lie within the following
markets/sectors: – Consumer Goods/FMCG, Medical devices, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences as
well as the Manufacturing and Industry. Joyce holds a degree in Business Administration from
University of Wales, UK. She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Email Address: joyce.soo@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+60) 32202 4048

Fung Mei Yip

Senior Director

Fung Mei is a Senior Director of Insurance and Regional HR Practice Leader based in the Hong Kong office of Global Sage. Fung Mei brings over 25 years of experience in human resources management, talent acquisition, executive recruitment and talent management. Previously, she worked with Prudential Corporation Asia as Head of Strategic Resourcing where she was responsible for talent assessment and pipelining, market intelligence and executive search for both insurance and asset management businesses across the region. Prior to that, Fung Mei was with a major banking group as Head of Resourcing. She also held senior HR/staffing roles with major technology and engineering companies. Earlier in her career she worked as a management consultant with two prominent management consultants before moving in-house. Fung Mei holds a degree in Business Studies from the University of Liverpool.
Email Address: fungmei.yip@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+852) 2872 2534

Louisa Wong

Executive Chairman

Louisa Wong is an Executive Chairman based in the Beijing and Hong Kong offices of Global Sage. Previously, Louisa was an Executive Chairman of BoLe Associates, which she founded in 1996 and built to be China’s and Asia’s largest recruitment firm with over 550 consultants. With over 25 years of executive search experience, Louisa is one of the industry’s most respected professionals. She has led and executed mandates in Asia and globally with a specialization in CEO and Governance assignments. Prior to founding BoLe Associates, Louisa was a long-time Partner at Russell Reynolds and was previously with J.P. Morgan. Louisa has been based in both New York and Asia for the majority of her professional and academic career. Louisa holds a BA from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Email Address: louisa.wong@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+852) 2872 2538

ATI SIMATUPANG

Partner, Managing Director

Ati Simatupang is a Partner, Managing Director based in the Jakarta office of Global Sage.
Ati brings over 21 years of experience in executive search. Prior to joining Global Sage, she was one
of the founding members of Bo Le Associates, with her last position as Chief Client Officer of
Southeast Asia. In this role, she was involved in the opening of each office within Southeast Asia for
the firm. She has developed a solid knowledge of the Southeast Asia market with its dynamic,
culture differences and other sensitive issues of talent development and organization changes in the
emerging market. She travelled frequently to visit and develop client relations in Jakarta, Kuala
Lumpur, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar. She specializes in recruiting senior
executives including: Regional Heads, CEOs, CFOs, Country Managers, Presidents and Managing
Directors in the sectors for a wide range of industries, mainly across Financial Services such as
Consumer Banking, Consumer Finance, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Private Equity and
other industries such as FMCG, Retail and Industrials. As a search consultant, Ati is known for her
expertise in handling complicated HR and recruitment issues that face companies expanding their
operations at a rapid rate as well as business start-ups in a challenging environment in the emerging
market. Ati holds a BA in Business Studies and Marketing from William Business College in Sydney.
Email Address: ati.simatupang@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+62) 212922 2999

Fendy Arief

Director

Fendy Arief is a Director based in the Jakarta office of Global Sage. Previously, he was a Director and
a Senior Associate at Bo Le Associates. Prior to that, he was a Regional Business Manager at the
Advancement Consulting Group and a Consultant at FSL Consulting. Fendy holds a Bachelor of
Economic and Industrial Management from Bina Nusantara University (2006).
Email Address: fendi.arief@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+62) 212922 2999

MELISSA CHOO

Director

Melissa Choo is a Director based in the Kuala Lumpur office of Global Sage. Previously, she was a
Director at Bo Le Associates. Melissa holds a Bachelors degree in Mass Communications.
Email Address: melissa.choo@globalsage.com
Direct Line: (+60) 32202 4049

Industry Memberships

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AESC Memberships 2016

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