Addy Lee

Addy Lee

7/F ICC Tower One
999 Huaihai Road M.

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With a corporate general management background and having placed over 500 senior executives into multinationals and Chinese companies, Addy Lee is an astute judge of people and character; and he has leveraged also his business advisory capability to deliver superb partnering results for his clients over the years. He has also extensive experience in M&A advisory and has been in active collaboration mode with CITIC Capital and Blackstone among others.

Before joining TRANSEARCH as Managing Partner, Addy was Managing Director/Partner at Eric Salmon & Partners, Russell Reynolds Associates, Korn/Ferry International, and Amrop; his practices spanning Consumer/Retail, Healthcare, and Industrial. Most of his successful candidates are Heads of China or Asia, or regional leaders of major business units; he is also active in placing Board and Advisory Board Members into client companies who seek wisdom, diversity, organisational effectiveness, and growth opportunities.

A Past President of The Hong Kong Association of Int'l Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, a Member of The Hong Kong Consumer Council, and Visiting Professor of The One MBA Program on Leadership; Addy always contributes his best to the communities to which he belongs. Addy has held sales/general management roles in Dow, Sanofi, and Novartis before his search career.
He also brings his training in chemistry/ pharmacology and academic knowledge from postgraduate studies to bear for clients' consulting or search projects. Addy is also a Member of AESC, China Economic Review, and the McKinsey Quarterly Executive Panel.

He graduated from The University of Nottingham with a Bachelor in Chemistry/Pharmacology and The Chinese University of Hong Kong with an Executive MBA. He has also completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford University. For leisure Addy enjoys reading, movies, nature and sports.

Addy speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.



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