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  • Clark & Kent Launches Asia Coverage for Global Clients

    Published on October 29, 2010

    Mumbai: Clark & Kent has been set up as a highly specialized and retained Executive Search & Selection company, helping International clients acquire C-level talent in Emerging Markets, especially CFOs.

    Clark & Kent is a “Talent Gateway” for North American companies looking at expanding their horizons in the Asian & African markets. The firm bridges the gap between the local environment and its clients’ global talent requirements. Clark & Kent has offices in USA (front office) & India (back office) and will shortly open its Asia coverage office in Hong Kong (mid office).

    Mr. Sudarshan Narayan, President & Managing Director Clark & Kent opines, “A buoyant China-India story has increased the levels of interest from global companies to look keenly at either expanding their existing operations here or starting new operations. Clark & Kent is uniquely poised to partner with such companies in finding people with a global business outlook and a keen understanding of local business dynamics”

    The key to successful placements by Clark & Kent is based on understanding of the change companies and candidates seek in their “lives”, individual aspirations and expectations from each other as against just matching skill sets, experience and expertise to job description. This ensures that the engagement delivers to purpose. Clark & Kent has developed a unique process model to optimize the value to be delivered to its clients. The company has set up a unique Board of Industry experts or advisors, members of who are distinguished luminaries in their respective fields. Depending on the industry, the short listed candidates are interviewed by the relevant members of the Board.

    Members of the Clark & Kent Advisory Board are:- Mr. Suresh Vaidya- Textile & Management Consulting, Mr. Subhash Dhavale – Investment Banking and Corporate Finance, Mr. RN Jha – Life Insurance, Mr. C Murali Krishna – Information Technology & Quality, Mr. Sunil Shirole – Corporate & Investment Banking, Mr. Nilesh Bhatt – Global life Sciences M&A, Mr. Hadi El-Assaad –Islamic banking, Mr. Shantanu Surpure – Legal Council for cross border Venture Capital and Private Equity Transactions, Mr. Peter Keep – Financial services, Mr. Rajeev Pandia – Chemicals, Mr. Girish Mehta – Healthcare, Mr. R R Pujari – Strategy and operations, Mr. Gagan Seksaria – Shipping, Ports & Logistics , Mr. P Subramanian – Steel industry.

    In a short span, Clark & Kent has partnered with prestigious clients in Asia & Middle East and has placed a significant number of top level candidates. Clark & Kent is sector agnostic but focuses on the CFO and CEO positions. However some industry verticals we have actively covered are Banking (Conventional and Islamic) & Financial Services, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Manufacturing & Engineering, Consumer Durables & FMCG, Textiles, Media & Entertainment, Logistics & Infrastructure.

    Clark & Kent leverages its multi-geography “virtual” presence through a global network of “Knowledge Partners”, multi-sector experience of the Advisory Board and a unique Global Delivery Center model to bring to its clients customized, end-to-end and personalized service at unbeatable cost.

    In addition to Executive recruitment, as and when required, Clark & Kent advises its international clients on local corporate governance & regulatory issues, talent pool assessment & mapping, cultural & business nuances and HR policies & salary structures. Clark & Kent makes it possible for clients to fully integrate their Emerging Markets strategy with the right leadership acquisition & development strategy, thus enabling them to accelerate growth in these regions.