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Ash Bhula

Ash Bhula

Senior Client Partner


Mr. Bhula joined the wider Korn Ferry group in 2000, and is leveraging his international experience to expand Korn Ferry's search offerings across all industry groups in New Zealand. He has experience in CEO, NED and C-suites searches in New Zealand.

Mr. Bhula established his reputation in the financial services area including more than a decade of experience recruiting executives in investment banking, securities, specialist financial markets and financial services roles in leading companies across the Asia Pacific region. This was enhanced by his recent role as Head of the Global Financial Markets discipline across Asia Pacific for Korn Ferry, however for the last three years, he has led the Korn Ferry New Zealand business covering all industry groups including Media, Energy, Technology, Retail and Industrial.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Mr. Bhula managed a local team of search and selection assignments for the Morgan & Banks group, where his desire for working in executive search was ignited.

Mr. Bhula commenced his career in financial markets in 1987, working with a small merchant bank then joining a large Australian bank where he managed and worked in the client sales and servicing side, as well as managing large portfolios of derivatives risk in foreign exchange and rates.

He holds a Bachelors degree in Geology and Geo Chemistry from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.