News | 11-03-19

SSQ strengthens capabilities in China

SSQ, the market leading legal search and recruitment consultancy, is pleased to announce the addition of Kenneth Tung as Senior Advisor, Asia Pacific based in the Shanghai office.

Kenneth will advise the in-house and private practice clients on their legal business strategy and various aspects including market entry, advancing their legal technology and process, as well as consulting on internal management issues, strengthening with team building and business restructuring.

Kenneth worked as Chief Legal Counsel of Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd and Greater China General Counsel at Kodak. His previous positions also include Legal Director/General Counsel in Greater China or Asia at PepsiCo, Goodyear and Honeywell. Kenny practiced law at Coudert Brothers in Shanghai and played a key role in projects like the GM Shanghai Auto JV negotiations and establishment.

In addition to Kenneth’s advisory role, David Huang strengthens SSQ’s in-house capabilities within the Shanghai office. David joins SSQ as a consultant, after gaining a wealth of experience from another legal recruitment consultancy for five years.

Working with the successful and established in-house team, David will align his experience with SSQ’s in-house clients including multinational corporations operating in China, fast growing Chinese enterprises and many well-known financial institutions and brands.

Speaking about these team additions, Shawn Chen, Managing Director said,

We are really pleased to be able to grow our team in China further and give our clients a consultative extra along with our established services. We launched this team in 2013 to give our clients dedicated team of consultants who really understand their businesses and recruitment challenges and who can help them to build their teams with the right people. Kenneth and David join us having focused on this market for a number of years and brings with them specific knowledge about how these firms operate which will be invaluable.