N2Growth Extends Its Reach in Asia, Opens Location in Malaysia
Firm Appoints Former Korn Ferry Leader as Managing Partner to Shape Presence in Kuala Lumpur
PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2023 (Newswire.com) - N2Growth, a global leadership consulting and executive search firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Armin Effendi as Managing Partner for its Malaysia and South East Asia operations. Armin brings over 35 years of executive and advisory experience across Asia, Europe, and North America. He is widely recognized for his exceptional expertise in Board and Executive Search, Board Reviews, CEO Succession, Executive Assessment, and Development.
Reporting directly to Kelli Vukelic, Chief Executive Officer at N2Growth, Armin will lead the team in Malaysia to deliver exceptional results for clients and strengthen N2Growth's presence in the region. Armin joins N2Growth from Korn Ferry, where he served as Country Chairman in Kuala Lumpur, responsible for all lines of business. Before that, he was the Managing Partner and Office Leader for Egon Zehnder Malaysia for over 14 years.
"I am thrilled to be in the N2Growth family. It's a nimble, new generation, high touch, high tech firm. I look forward to helping our clients shape the future of leadership."
- Armin Effendi, N2Growth
Armin's extensive experience includes Senior Consultant roles with Bain and Company in London and Singapore, Director of Strategy Products at Accenture, and Director of Consulting at KPMG. On the executive side of the table, he was the first General Manager of International Business Development at PETRONAS, where he established the unit to lead the company's globalization efforts in the early 1990s. Armin is highly respected in the financial services, industrial, and technology industries and has worked with top-tier leaders to shape and influence their organizations.
Armin's appointment underscores N2Growth's commitment to delivering exceptional client results and expanding its reach in the Asia-Pacific region. With Armin's leadership, N2Growth is poised to strengthen its position as a top-tier leadership development provider and executive and board search solutions in Malaysia and Asia.
"Armin is a wonderful addition to N2Growth as our Managing Partner in Malaysia. His wealth of knowledge and experience will be an invaluable asset to our team. We are confident that his contributions will benefit our clients in Malaysia and globally," said Ms. Vukelic.
The firm recently opened locations in South Korea and Singapore. The firm's newest addition in Malaysia further expands the firm's presence and capabilities to help our clients throughout Asia and worldwide, supporting the firm's vast global network of premiere talent through retained search, executive coaching, board evaluation, and leadership assessments.
N2Growth is a global leadership consulting and executive search firm, consistently ranked at the top of the list of America's Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes. N2Growth serves more than 50 markets across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. You can find more information about the firm at www.n2growth.com.