We work with clients to expand the human capital possibilities and horizons. Diversity of thought is a key to our success, with our team’s mix of ages, ethnicities, international experience and open-mindedness being deep in our culture
Westport, CT (PRWEB) September 7, 2010
Leadership Capital Group, a premier North America and EMEA executive search firm, announced today the expansion of its Board with the appointment of Kai-Shing Tao and Dr. Ken Siegel. Separately, the firm announced the opening of an office in Costa Rica to serve the expanding Latin American market. This is the company’s fifth office outside North America. The other offices are Paris, London, Dubai and Tunisia. Jason Hall has been named Managing Partner, Latin America.
Kai-Shing Tao, of Beijing, New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Pacific Star Partners, a private investment group. Prior to founding Pacific Star Partners, Mr. Tao was a Partner at FALA Capital Group, a single family investment office, where he headed the global liquid investments outside the operating companies. Mr. Tao has served as a Member prívate as well as public Boards of Directors including HSW International, Inc. Aand Playboy Enterprises. He is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and US-China and US-Taiwan Business Council. Mr. Tao graduated from the New York University Stern School of Business.
Dr. Ken Siegel, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. is President of The Impact Group, a Los Angeles-based group of psychologists who consult to management. Dr. Siegel has provided management consulting services and lectures globally to a broad array of organizations including Avnet, Inc. ($15B global electronics distribution company), Barclays Global Investors, the City of Los Angeles, DHL, IBM, McKesson and Toshiba. He has been acknowledged as one of “The top 50 coaches in America” in The Art & Practice Of Leadership Coaching – 50 Top Executive Coaches Reveal Their Secrets, and is the author of So… You Call Yourself A Leader. Dr. Siegel received his B.A. degree (with honors) in Psychology and Sociology from Rutgers University and his Masters and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Southern California, specializing in social psychology. Dr. Siegel completed a Post-Doctoral Internship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Wright Institute, Los Angeles and is a Board Certified Diplomat in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
“We work with clients to expand the human capital possibilities and horizons. Diversity of thought is a key to our success, with our team’s mix of ages, ethnicities, international experience and open-mindedness being deep in our culture,” said Marc Lewis, CEO of Leadership Capital Group.
“Beyond adding offices to expand global boundaries, we are most excited by the additions of Kai-Shing Tao and Dr. Ken Siegel as Board members. They add deep cultural diversity of thought which will continue to drive our firm towards excellence. Both are global citizens. Dr. Siegel brings deep psychological depth to how we approach the business of human capital. We also congratulate Jason Hall for his stellar performance on behalf of clients which has resulted into his new broader role.
Kai-Shing Tao noted, “having seen Marc Lewis and Bill Liguori in action as they have been building the firm’s Board recruiting and hospitality, sports and entertainment practices, their intellect, energy and network make them stand out from the cottage industry they are helping to uplift.”
Dr. Ken Siegel commented, “Few in the search industry truly want to dig deep to find the right cultural fit for candidates. Marc and his team are dedicated to truly analyzing client’s needs to build world class management teams. Further, after meeting Marc, several clients and friends from different walks of life independently recommended Marc Lewis and his colleagues, and I look forward to helping them bring new perspectives to global executive search.”