Ko to lead acceleration of service development across the region
13 FEBRUARY 2019, SINGAPORE – HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug testing and education verification, has appointed Hui Yen Ko to General Manager of Asia Pacific, effective immediately. With a strong background in new market development and sales management, Hui Yen will be responsible for plotting HireRight’s strategic growth across the region, with a particular focus on China.
Prior to joining HireRight, Hui Yen served in multiple senior leadership roles including at ESI International, where she successfully established new offices and sales teams in China, and professional training & coaching firm momenta Group, which under her supervision went on to grow revenues by 15% in less than 2 years. Most recently, Hui Yen founded a consulting and training firm that boasted clients including global MNCs and government agencies.
Commenting on the appointment, Guy Abramo, President and CEO, HireRight, said: “Asia represents a number of the fastest growing economies in the world right now – China in particular accounting for almost 20% of the world’s GDP. It also comes with a lot of diversity including in languages, cultures and business practices. At HireRight, we strive to offer customers the most comprehensive and localised services available, and pride ourselves on our in-market understanding. We’re delighted to welcome Hui Yen on board to bolster our knowledge of the region as we look to expand in the coming months.”
Hui Yen Ko, General Manager, Asia Pacific, HireRight added: “I am proud to become a part of the HireRight brand – a firm that epitomises the values of reliability, accuracy and transparency. I look forward to sharing my insights with the team, and supporting HireRight’s growth as an international, multicultural organisation, able to capitalise on the potential of this region.”
A leading innovator in the HR industry, HireRight recently announced the launch of HireRight Global, the industry’s first truly global background screening solution. Centred around an enhanced, state-of-the-art technology platform, HireRight Global provides a screening programme that has a consistent look and feel around the world while also tailored for local cultures and languages. With industry recognised information security certifications and dynamic compliance functionalities, the platform adapts to the screening needs of our clients, and respects candidates’ rights to privacy.
HireRight is the premier global background screening and workforce solutions provider. We bring clarity and confidence to vetting and hiring decisions through integrated, tailored solutions, driving a higher standard of accuracy in everything we do. Combining in-house talent, personalised services, and proprietary technology, we ensure the best candidate experience possible. NAPBS accredited and based in Irvine, CA, we offer expertise from our regional centres across 200 countries and territories in The Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Our commitment to get it right every time, everywhere, makes us the trusted partner of businesses and organisations worldwide.
Learn more at www.HireRight.com/apac