25 May 2021
Sector Expert and Executive Search Professional, Hei Wai Kwan Joins Odgers Berndtson Financial Services Practice
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Odgers Berndtson is pleased to announce that Ms. Hei Wai Kwan has joined the firm as a Partner in the Financial Services Practice. Ms. Kwan brings over 25 years of global experience in financial services, strategy consulting, and executive search to the firm.
Throughout her career, Ms. Kwan has held senior roles with Bank of Montreal, CIBC, and The Boston Consulting Group. More recently, she built a reputation in executive recruitment working with Spencer Stuart and a boutique executive search firm where she specialized in insurance, pension plans, banking, asset/wealth management and alternative investments.
“Welcoming Hei Wai to the team affirms our ongoing commitment to building a world-class Financial Services Practice,” said Carl Lovas, Chief Executive Officer at Odgers Berndtson Canada. “Hei Wai represents the type of talent that we aim to attract for our clients. She possesses deep sector knowledge, and pairs that expertise with a creative, collaborative approach.”
“Certainly, joining Odgers Berndtson felt like the right next step for me, and equally important is that I believe it is the best place to support my clients,” said Hei Wai Kwan, Partner at Odgers Berndtson. “The firm’s Financial Services Practice is well established nationally and globally, and it has a long track record of success. Those credentials paired with the firm’s leadership advisory and interim executive expertise are important resources when solving complex leadership challenges.”
Ms. Kwan is a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds an MBA from INSEAD, and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto. She is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese; and is proficient in Japanese and French.