Greater China leadership update

David YuHudson is delighted to announce the appointment of our Greater China, CEO – David Yu.  Greater China is a key growth market for the Hudson portfolio and we are delighted to have such an experienced, senior leader join the business to support our continued growth in these countries and to reinforce our commitment to these markets. David will report to Mark Steyn (Hudson’s CEO) and will also be a member of Hudson’s Executive Leadership Team.

Mark Steyn recently spoke of David’s appointment and welcoming David to the Hudson family. Mark is confident that the Hudson team and business in Greater China will continue to go from strength to strength and he looks forward to the new chapter with David onboard.

David brings to Hudson over 20 years’ experience across multiple industries where he has built a reputation as a mature, logical, inspirational and entrepreneurial leader with a passion for technology-driven innovation.

David was formerly the Managing Director of LinkedIn. He was responsible for the China business strategy and sales when LinkedIn entered the China market. David helped build the sales and solution team and designed and implemented the operation model to monetize LinkedIn’s service offerings/products tailor made to succeed in China.

In addition to work for LinkedIn, David has worked in multiple leading Tech companies including SAP, HP and Pivotal which drive digital transformation powered by AI, big data and cloud innovation. Which allows him rich experience in a complex client market. He also holds a Masters Degree & EMBA from Peking University.

David recently spoke of his appointment to the Greater China CEO role for Hudson “It is a great pleasure to join Hudson. Hudson is a leading player on human Resources industry globally, and it has been deeply committed to Greater China. With the ever-rising opportunities and vibrant market in Greater China, I’m very excited to lead Hudson GC to unlock the full potential of this market through digital transformation and innovative business solutions.”

We believe that David’s expertise combined with the strength of our Hudson business in these markets ensures that we will continue to be the partner of choice for multinational and domestic companies across Greater China.

Hudson provides Recruitment and Talent Management services to top-tier organisations looking for mid to senior level professionals. The company has been a leading provider of talent solutions for over 30 years and with 20 years’ experience in the Asia market, the firm is one of the longest established recruitment firms in the region.

As part of Hudson’s growth agenda and in order to create something truly unique in the market and deliver on its mission to “discover talent and help people realise their career potential”, Hudson is in the process of creating an exciting new future. Over the coming years, Hudson will become ever more differentiated and distinctive with a focus on more specialised roles and talent pools within each industry and function.

Issue date: 10/22/2020