Nick Marsh is joining Meraki Executive Search & Consulting as Managing Director, to help drive the continued growth of the firm across the APAC region. The news coincides with the formation of a partnership between Meraki Executive Search & Consulting and Harvey Nash Group to provide executive search services.
Meraki Executive Search & Consulting, a company that focuses on business transformation through innovation, diversity and leadership development, will act as the Asia region arm of the Harvey Nash Group, providing executive search services across Hong Kong, China, ASEAN and India. As part of the Harvey Nash network, Meraki Executive Search & Consulting will also offer services across the US and Europe.
Meraki Executive Search & Consulting encompasses service lines ranging from search, assessment, management team audits to professional development. The team is driven by purpose and aims to make an impact by supporting companies in their business transformation efforts. Executive Directors Kirti Lad and Sophie Gray are delighted to welcome Nick Marsh to lead the team.
“Nick Marsh is a renowned executive search professional with more than 30 years’ experience of hiring transformational leaders across Europe and Asia,” said Kirti Lad. “Having worked together for more than sixteen years, Nick will bring his fire and drive, long-term vision and extensive network to the team, to propel Meraki and our clients’ success to new heights.”
“This move marks a huge step in my career – after thirty years in various leading executive search organisations I am hugely excited to take full ownership of the work we do and focus on the business issues that matter”, said Nick Marsh. “Meraki is focused on “seeking the extraordinary”, both in terms of identifying and engaging top talent, and supporting individual executives to develop their exceptional abilities. The Meraki team has an amazing calibre of blue-chip clients and venture-backed disruptive businesses already, and with the announcement of our partnership with Harvey Nash Group we look forward to the continued growth of the Meraki brand.”
Nick Marsh was previously managing director APAC for Harvey Nash Executive Search and member of the Executive Committee of Harvey Nash plc, a USD1bn company listed in London. His sixteen-year tenure with the company included leading the UK Technology team to be the number one player in the market, creating the partnership between Alumni and Harvey Nash in 2006, and relocating to Asia in 2012 to build the Asia business foundations. Prior to joining Harvey Nash, Nick Marsh was European Head of a leading executive search firm. Prior to his move to Asia, Nick Marsh sat on the board of Byte Night, a children’s charity in the UK, and Think London, the government body to promote business in London.
Magnus Tegborg, Managing Director, Harvey Nash Executive Search said “Harvey Nash is delighted to be partnering with Meraki Executive Search & Consulting to deliver a seamless, worldwide offering to our clients and collaborators.”
Under the new agreement with Harvey Nash Executive Search, Meraki Executive Search & Consulting will run the Women’s Directorship Programme in partnership with The University of Hong Kong, featuring contributing speakers including the Chairmen and board directors of Mastercard, Schneider Electric, MTR, Hang Seng Bank, the London Stock Exchange, Blackrock and Deloitte.