Executive Search Professionals and Human Resources Community to Address War for Talent in Asia at Global Conference

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The Executive Search and Human Resources communities' news source, search-consult, is proud to announce its inaugural Asia-Pacific Conference "Executive Talent in Asia - A Global Perspective on the New Battleground" that will be held in one of the world's finest hotels, The Island Shangri-La, in Hong Kong, on November 6-7, 2007.

This two-day forum will provide valuable learning and networking opportunities for distinguished leaders from both Western and Asian organizations, experts from the Corporate Recruiting/Human Resources Community and prominent Executive Search Consultants who want to address the best ways to win the latest battlefield that is emerging in the war for talent.

This high-flying event will begin with a reception, followed by a tasty dinner and lion dance with an after dinner presentation from Tony Tyler, Chief Operating Officer at Cathay Pacific.

The second day will be filled with thought-provoking topics, addressing the latest developments that are affecting the search industry in Asia as well as globally. Some of the keynote speakers include: Nancy Garrison-Jenn, prominent author about the executive search industry; Peter Wright, VP HR, Refining & Marketing for BP; Ronnie Tan, Regional Director Asia of DDI; Roland Ruiz, Head of Compensation for Hay Group Asia: Peter Haddad, Talent Acquisition Executive at Lenovo; Francis Tong, General Manager, Human Resources for Hutchison Port Holdings; Linda Downs, Head of Resourcing, HK, China and North East Asia at Standard Chartered Bank; Michael Murphy, VP, Human Resources at Philip Morris Asia Ltd.; and Cindy High-Fischmann, HR Director and VP, Greater Asia Region for Eastman Kodak Corporation.

A series of panels have also been organized: the first is "The Needs of the Multinational"; the second is "Regional Differences in Recruiting" and the final panel is "Behind closed doors", which will bring senior executives from both sides of the recruiting community together to discuss the latest burning issues.

In addition, search-consult has arranged a number of optional workshop sessions focusing on topics such as "Best Practices in Search Firm Management and Branding" and "The Insider's Guide to Selecting and Managing Search Firms".

search-consult has worked very hard to prepare a first class agenda, invited distinguished speakers and leading experts to explore how you - whether you are a search consultant or HR Director- can win this latest battlefield. In fact, this leading event has received the backing of first rate sponsors, such as Boyden Global Executive Search, Amrop Hever Global Executive Search, IMD International Search & Consulting, Dillistone Systems, Whitney Group, AsiaNet Consultants, CDS, Cathay Pacific, ASIAMONEY, The Standard and A-Performers.com. We are also delighted to announce that the AESC (Association of Executive Search Consultants) and the IACPR (International Association for Corporate & Professional Recruitment) are also sponsoring this prominent event.

For a detailed agenda, please visit http://www.search-consult.com/asia2007, email events-at-search-consult.com or call search-consult's Marketing Team on +44 (0) 20 7749 6102. Reserve your place and take advantage of search-consult's Early Bird Special Offer.

Notes to editors:

search-consult (http://www.search-consult.com), which is dedicated to publishing the latest global news, trends and features for the Executive Search community, is part of Dillistone Systems (http://www.dillistone.com).

Dillistone Systems is the only global supplier to specialize in the supply of software and services to the Executive Search and Executive Selection community. Our clients range from independent researchers to major players in the industry. In fact, 50% of the leading Search firms in the World use our software in at least one office. Sizes of Search firms can range between 1 and 1000 users. FILEFINDER is used in 48 countries. In fact, Dillistone Systems has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia to ensure that our clients receive the best possible support in their operational use of FILEFINDER.

For further information, please contact:

Margaret Jaouadi

+44 (0)20 7749 6102

margaret.jaouadi-at-search-consult.com

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