Korn Ferry

Richard Lin

Managing Director Taipei, Senior Client Partner Shanghai, Co-Managing Partner Human Resources, APAC

Mr. Lin’s business career spans over twenty years and he entered the executive search realm in the year 2000, from which time he has been helping global clients build senior management teams in Greater China and the United States. Mr. Lin is the Office Managing Director of Korn/Ferry International's Taipei office and a Senior Client Partner with the Firm’s Shanghai office. He is responsible for developing the Firm’s China/Taiwan cross-strait practice along with co-leading the Human Resources Functional Practice for Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he was with another renowned global executive search firm where he re-launched and led its Shanghai office and played a leading role in establishing and running its Greater China, functional HR practice. Earlier, Mr. Lin helped build the technology search practice in Southern California for another leading international executive search firm. Prior to executive search, he was with A.T. Kearney in management consulting, where he consulted for Fortune 500 companies in the consumer and technology sectors. He also served as marketing manager for a leading real estate development company based in Taiwan for three years. He began his career in sales management with NCR.

Mr. Lin earned a master’s in business administration from the McCombs Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Contact Richard Lin

Phone: +86 21 2306 8539

Suite 2501, 25/F One Corporate Avenue No. 222
Hubin Road, Luwan District
Shanghai, 200021