Hilda

Ng

Digital CoE Leader APAC, Professional Search

Ms. Ng is the Digital Centre of Expertise (CoE) Leader for the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore, she leads functional expertise in digital marketing, media, advertising, customer experience, eCommerce, and digital transformation within the consumer-centric ecosystem and across industry verticals.

Ms. Ng has over 20 years of professional experience and started her career in creative advertising where she honed her account management skills with both multinational and local conglomerate clients across the consumer sector. In 2004, she switched from launching omnichannel marketing communication campaigns to executive search in advertising, media, and marketing which were sectors disrupted early on by digital.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Ng was Managing Partner, APAC with a global boutique retained leadership search firm for 5.5 years, where she split her time between Singapore, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. Over the years, she has developed a reputation for her collaborative and consultative approach and for building long-term, strategic partnerships with clients.

She has a proven track record in leading retained leadership searches and placing some of the most highly regarded senior executives and C-suite leaders in dynamic sectors and new economy businesses.

With market insights, industry knowledge, and connectivity across the region, Ms. Ng has a knack for uncovering future-facing and transformative leaders to turn around or scale an organization in a rapidly changing world. She is an advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and passionate about contributing to an organizational culture driven by purpose and innovation. 

Ms. Ng holds a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Marketing & Public Relations) from Curtin University in Western Australia. Having grown up in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australia, she is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.