Charles Tseng

Charles Tseng

Chairman, Asia Pacific

Shanghai

Charles Tseng is Chairman, Asia Pacific for Korn Ferry, the global organizational consultancy. He focuses on Board, CEO and leadership issues for organizations and businesses in China and the broader Asia Pacific region.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Tseng was with another global search firm, where he was senior partner for East Asia and a member of its board of directors practice group.

Before that, Mr. Tseng was with Cold Storage, a leading food and retail company in Southeast Asia, where he was appointed group general manager.

He began his career with Ford Motor Company as a manufacturing engineer in Australia and subsequently held other manufacturing and marketing roles in Asia.

Mr. Tseng has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and a first class honors’ degree in engineering from the University of Melbourne in Australia.

He was formerly Chairman of the Wharton Asia Executive Board. He serves on the Advisory Board of Eli Lilly China; and is also a member of the Melbourne University Asia Advisory Board. He is a Founding Member of the Shanghai Charity Foundation - United Way Advisory Council. He is on the board of AEON Co. (M) Bhd., Malaysia’s largest retailer, serving as Chair of Nominating Committee and member of Audit Committee.

A native Mandarin speaker, Mr. Tseng is based in Shanghai.