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Anny Kwok is a partner in the Financial Services Practice, primarily focus on Greater China Financial Services and Private Equity clients in the broader North Asia Region. She is also the regional representative of the firm's Disruptive Innovation team. Based in Hong Kong, Anny frequently travels to Shanghai, Beijing, and Singapore.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Anny was with another international executive firm and was responsible for building the firm’s Asia Private Equity business from inception. As a former investor she has a deep knowledge of the market, its trends and cycles, allowing her to form a targeted view in identifying the best senior-team at the fund level and at the Private Equity backed portfolio companies.
Bringing to the firm more than 15 years of industry experience and connectivity, Anny’s expertise spans different fund strategies (Venture, Growth, Buyout, Mezzanine/Distressed Debt, Real Estate, Fund of Funds). She has delivered senior searches for the GPs and LPs, including Managing Partners and Managing Directors, Head of Operations & Finance, Portfolio CEO, CFO and Board of Directors.
Anny began her career in brand marketing with PepsiCo and Yum Brands. Upon graduating from business school, She switched into finance with Goldman Sachs and CITIC Capital Partners making investments in consumer companies.
Born in Shanghai and grew up in Hong Kong and North America, Anny speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese.
Anny received her degree in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and her MBA from Harvard Business School, USA.