Victor Kang has been appointed Client Partner at Lim-Loges & Masters (LLM), specialists in Talent Management, Transition Management and Disruption Management services for leading organisations across Asia-Pacific.
An experienced talent acquisition expert, Kang returns to LLM after completing his practitioner’s exam. His focus will be on business development for LLM creating ideas, establishing initiatives and building partnerships that will help support LLM’s strategic growth across South East Asia through its three core services.
Bringing over 25 years’ HR experience, he has successfully led numerous high-impact regional searches for senior management and specialist positions for multinational companies across Asia Pacific, particularly in China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Victor’s key area of practice is in Specialty Chemicals comprising Flavour & Fragrance, Food Ingredients and Nutrition; and in Healthcare, including Implants, Biologics and Medical Devices.
Lelia Lim-Loges, Founder and Managing Partner, Lim-Loges & Masters, said, “It’s great to have Victor Kang back with us and joining our ever-growing LLM team again. His strategic experience and in-depth knowledge will be invaluable to us in our quest to help more international clients and senior executives successfully manage the ever-changing business environment and impact of the fourth industrial revolution.”
Kang commented, “I am excited to be part of the LLM team again. I have worked with them in the past, and it’s great to utilise my expertise with them once more. As the first and only company in Asia to offer a total solution to drive sustainable transformation through three distinct yet connected offerings, I am looking forward to helping LLM grow further and positively impact the strategic HR requirements within more regions.
Before executive search, Kang built his career in the speciality chemicals industry with several US and European multinational companies like Whitford, Stahl International and SGL Carbon Group. He gained considerable work experience in Malaysia, Indonesia, China and USA, assuming leadership roles in Operations, Technical and Commercial functions. He took the position of Plant Manager and Legal Representative for China at the age of 28, where he managed the greenfield construction of the factory; and set up the China team, interfacing between China, Singapore and the US headquarters, which led to the successful business operation of Whitford in China. Apart from management roles, Victor has had hands-on planning and execution experience in both ISO certification and SAP/R3 implementation.
Victor holds a Bachelor degree in Chemistry (BSc Honours) from the National University of Singapore, and he is a fully registered practitioner for Employment Intermediaries with EFMA. Victor is fluent in English and Chinese, with translation ability for the languages.