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Executive Search Firm Adds Executive Director To Hong Kong, New York Teams

Stephen Little, Reporter, 19 November 2014

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Executive search firm Sheffield Haworth has appointed Christopher Smailes as executive director, asset management practice, based in New York and Hong Kong.

Executive search firm Sheffield Haworth has appointed Christopher Smailes as executive director, asset management practice, based in New York and Hong Kong.

Smailes joins from global executive search boutique Eban International. He began his career in 2002 when he joined FSS, a search boutique servicing asset management and investment banking clients.

In 2006, he joined Eban International, specialising in equity capital markets and asset management, working closely with a variety of global banks and investment firms in London and New York. In 2008, he relocated to Hong Kong to oversee the asset management practice.

“Chris’s arrival at Sheffield Haworth signifies our continued push forward to build a world-class, truly global asset management practice. We are delighted to have Chris’s expertise, perspective and experience as a complement to our existing team and to build upon our exciting momentum,” said Paige Scott, managing director and head of the North American asset management practice.

 

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