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Open CEO Roles in Asia Pacific as of 8/31/2018

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These companies are looking for CEOs:

  • Hong Kong: GET Holdings Ltd.
  • Taiwan: Innolux Corporation
  • Thailand: CS Loxinfo 
  • India: ITI Ltd. 
  • Malaysia: Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Maxis Berhad 
  • New Zealand: Trade Me Group Ltd., Connexionz Ltd., 2degrees
  • Australia: Tesserent, Big Un, Transcendence Technologies, REFFIND

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InnoluxCorp., Taiwan, Jun 2018 - Jyh-Chau Wang, Chairman, board member and CEO resigned. The company elected Jin-Yang Hung, Assistant VP of Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd, as its new Chairman. The company is the IoT space for the panel industry.

Tesserent, Australia, Jul 2018 - Tesserent appointed Mr. Julian Challingsworth as Interim CEO. Julian joins Tesserent after serving as a Managing Director and Partner of The Litmus Group for over 10 years and a board member of PPB Advisory. Tesserent is a specialist in managed cyber security and networking.

Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia, Jun 2018 - Telekom Malaysia Berhad announced the resignation of its Managing Director and Group CEO Mohammed ShazalliRamly. Deputy CEO Datuk Bazlan Bin Osman named as Acting Group CEO.

Maxis Berhad, Malaysia, Mar 2018 - Maxis Berhad appointed Board member Robert Nason as executive Director and interim CEO replacing Morten Lundal. The company is a communications service provider in Malaysia. 

Two Degrees Mobile Limited, New Zealand, Aug 2018 - Trilogy International Partners announced that Stewart Sherriff, CEO of its New Zealand based cellular services subsidiary, 2degrees, has stated that he intends to retire. Mr. Sherriff will remain in the role until a replacement is found, at which point he will serve on the 2degrees Board of Directors.

 ITI Ltd, India, Jun 2018 - India based telecom equipment company ITI Ltd announced that S Gopu, Chairman and Managing Director has retired from the Company, having attained retirement age. K Alagesan Director- Production is entrusted with additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director for a period of three months. Indian Telephone Industries Ltd, commonly known as ITI Ltd, is a state-owned manufacturer of telecommunications equipment in India.

Trade Me Group Ltd, New Zealand, Jun 2018 - Trade Me Group CEO Jon Macdonald has announced he intends to step away from the company within 2018. This will bring to a close a tenure that started in 2003, including more than a decade as CEO. The Trade Me board started a global recruitment process. Trade Me is the largest Internet auction website operating in New Zealand.

CS Loxinfo Public Company, Thailand, Mar 2018 - Anant Kaewruamvongs resigned from the position of CEO and Managing Director. The board of directors has appointed Dr. Somchai Kittichaikoonkit, currently VP - Marketing & Sales, as Acting CEO and Managing Director. The company is engaged in the provision of Internet data centre services, Internet and satellite uplink-downlink services for domestic and international communications.

GET Holdings Ltd, Hong Kong, Jun 2018 - Ms. Hung Yvonne has retired as an executive Director and resigned as the CEO of the Company. GET Holdings Ltd, an investment holding company, engages in the research, development, and distribution of personal computer performance software, anti-virus software, mobile phone applications, and toolbar advertisements.

Big Un, Australia, May 2018 - BIG Un Ltd announced that the CEO Mr. Richard Evertz, has tendered his resignation. Big Un's business model – making videos for small companies like florists, cafes, hairdressers and beauty salons, proved to be little more than smoke and mirrors, generating a fraction of the cash flows it presented to the market. This was one of the biggest scandals in Australian Corporate history.

ConnexionzLtd, New Zealand, Jun 2018 - ConnexionzLtd announced that Rhod Pickavance is stepping down as CEO of the company. While the company searches for a successor, Connexionz Board Director, Richard Riley, has stepped in as interim CEO. The company provides automatic vehicle tracking systems to transit agencies.

Transcendence Technologies, Australia, Jul 2018 - Bowen Plug resigned as CEO. Transcendence Technologies Limited, through its subsidiary, E-Collate Pty Ltd, develops communication platforms and data systems to link multi-source data and provide information for decision making in Australia. 

REFFIND, Australia, Aug 2018 - Employee engagement solutions provider REFFIND announced that its current CEO, Tim Lea, is leaving company. Pending the appointment of a full time CEO, the REFFIND team will report to Non-Executive Chairman David Jackson, who will now take an interim Executive role for REFFIND.

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Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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