Kathryn Ang

Kathryn Ang

Office Managing Director, Indonesia
Senior Client Partner


Kathryn Ang is the Office Managing Director of Korn Ferry Indonesia. She is also a Senior Client Partner for Consumer practice in Korn Ferry Singapore, focusing on Southeast Asia.

Ms. Ang has worked for another leading search firm for a number of years and has executed multiple CEO, COO, Board of Director and senior-level searches for major consumer companies, and focuses on Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Consumer Healthcare, Consumer Durables, Food & Beverage and Private Equity.

Prior to her career in executive search, Ms. Ang gained 20 years of hands-on P&L experience with roles in Sales & Marketing, Product Development and Corporate Strategy functions at companies such as Braun AG, Philips and P&G. Her business acumen allows her to thoroughly analyze and identify the talent needs for top brands that operate in the highly competitive Asian environment.

Ms. Ang is a passionate advocate for cultural and gender diversity in the boardroom and senior executive teams. Her other focus is helping clients attract top local talent that can further build brand intimacy and relevance in Asia.

Ms. Ang grew up in Malaysia and Singapore. She holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management in the USA, and also studied at the European Business School in Germany. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York.

During her career, Ms. Ang has lived across Asia, North America and Europe. In Asia, she has spent most of her years in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. She is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Fukien and Bahasa Melayu, and has professional proficiency in German and Dutch.