Principal, Industrial Practice

Will HUA is Principal for the Global Industrial Market Practice across Europe and Asia, based in Korn Ferry’s Paris office. As an active member of the practice, he supports companies in the development of their senior leadership teams.

Both in Europe and China, Will has conducted the assignments in automotive sector, as well as General industry and services.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Will served as a Consultant for another leading executive search firm where he was a leading Automotive/ Industry sector cross border search between Europe and China.

Will moved to Europe in 2018 with APTIV, as commercial director, to secure and develop the offering for the Chinese market

He started in China as an engineer at Shanghai General Motors and later held commercial positions at different levels in automotive suppliers (Novelis, an alumium supplier and APTIV( former DELPHI, the leading supplier of electronic parts /autonomous driving solution). His last role before moving to Europe is China Commercial Director in APTIV.

Will holds both bachelor and master's degree in Automotive Engineering from Jilin University (China)

He speaks fluent English and Mandarin and is intermediate in French.