our President and Managing Partner, has worked at Halcyon as an Executive Search Consultant since 2004. Previously, he was Chief of Strategic Analysis at US Forces Korea. Other prior positions include Chief of Labor Management Employee Relations at US Forces Korea and Director of Labor/Employee Relations and Safety at the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration and Director of Labor and Employee Relations, Naval Supply Center in the United States. Mr. Whitfield is an American citizen and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA. He is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea, European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Australian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, French-Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry, British Chamber of Commerce in Korea and the Kiwi Chamber of Commerce in Korea.
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George Whitfield, our President, is an American citizen and has 43 years of experience working in the United States and Korea. He has held positions in the fields of human resource management, quality management, strategic planning, strategic analysis, installation management and executive search. He successfully finds excellent candidates for all industries. He has a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from James Madison University, Virginia, U.S.A. email@example.com
Candace Kim, is founder of Halcyon Search International and has been responsible for its overall direction since founding it in 2000. Before that she worked in executive search and human resource organizations for eight years. She has nearly two decades of experience working internationally specializing in the assessment of individuals and teams with the goal of maximizing the business effectiveness of her clients across sectors including: private equity, investment banking, asset management, and CEO’s, CFO’s, and CMO’s in all industries. She specializes in senior level assignments in Asia Pacific, traveling throughout the region. She is a Korean citizen and holds a B. A. in Business Management from the University of Maryland, U.S.A., and is a member of the American Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong and Korea firstname.lastname@example.org
Veronica Shin, our Senior Executive Director, is a Korean citizen and has been working as a senior executive search consultant for 7 years in Halcyon Search. Prior to joining Halcyon, Veronica had 8 years of experience with another search firm focusing on senior level assignments in Consumer, Automotive and chemical industries for both local and multi-national companies. Previously, she worked for 10 years as a fashion merchandiser, buying agent and secretarial assistant in an accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hong Kong.
Kate Yi, As an executive consultant, Kate Yi’s areas of expertise include the financial and insurance industries, having had over 15 years of experience as a sales director and as an executive at LINA (Cigna, Korea) and MetLife. In addition, given her educational background (Pharmacy in University of Wisconsin - Madison and Political Science in Ewha Woman’s University), she also has extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, as well as the public relations sector.
Jeff Yoon, our Consultant, is a Korean citizen and has 25 years of extensive
experience as a sales executive in ICT firm, IBM and in an Automotive OEM , GM Korea.. He has good communication skill and a strong sense of responsibility for clients and candidates that helps him make a strong and
long lasting relationship with them. He is passionate about hiring senior level executives and has specialized in-depth knowledge of the IT and Manufacturing industries. He is fluent in Korean and English and has a BS in Mechanical Engineering.
Julia Kim,our Consultant, is a Korean citizen and has varity experience as a business developer in Indudsty leading company, IBM, as a PM in Telecom & IT Consulting firm, OVUM and as a MIS Strategy in a World Wide #1 Market Research, ACNielsen Korea. She is passionate about hiring senior level executives and has specialized in-depth knowledge of the IT, Telecom, Game, Retail and 4.0 industries. He is fluent in Korean and English and has a BS in Applied Management and Computer Science.