Ginkgo Search - Executive Search in China

Ginkgo Search Partners aspires to be one of the most reputable international boutique executive search firms specializing in attracting outstanding professionals to fill mid- to senior-level management positions in China.

Access Top Talent in China

Executive Recruiter in China

We know where to find and how to attract exceptional leaders in China with profound knowledge of your specific industry and match the culture of your organization. Identifying and attracting this executive talent requires a rigorous approach combined with thorough understanding of various industries and functional roles.


Our executive search consultants apply real insight into clients’ strategic requirements and proven assessment tools to recruit leaders who have the necessary skills, professional experience, and personal qualities to advance your company strategies and achieve outstanding results. 


Our candidates are carefully selected and in order to attract exceptional executives in China we work to reach the highest professional standards. As executive search professionals Ginkgo Search Partners follows a code of professional ethics and handles our relationships with clients, candidates, and colleagues with great care.


We serve both national and international companies in a diversity of industries and work in each market segment with only a limited number of clients. This approach ensures the least possible restriction on potential sources and provides us access to a large talent pool.

Tailor-Made Executive Search Services

Ginkgo Search Partners understands executive search as an extension of management consulting, which frequently provides significant benefits beyond executive search including assessing an organization and its culture, integrating a new executive for optimal success, and advising leaders on their professional development. Building on long-term client relationships allows us to better understand your business and talent strategy needs and enables us to stay practically focused.


Our primary mission is to provide top quality management for our clients that will bring them lasting and sustainable success and promises long-term and productive partnerships. Our tailor-made executive search services and understanding of the intentions and requirements of our clients are just as important as our intensive and continuous dialogues with our executive candidates. Ginkgo Search Partners is committed to the highest quality in the selection of your candidates.

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Executive Insights

Our Executive Insights Blog is a unique knowledge base with articles, covering a wide range of executive recruitment and talent acquisition topics in China. You will find a preview of our most recent blog posts below. Maybe you are also interested in learning more about the hidden benefits of retained executive search or the unique characteristics of executive compensation in China?

The Rise of Interim Management in China

Interim Manager in China

When businesses are going through a period of transition it’s important to have trustworthy, experienced executives on board to help make the process run smoothly. That’s where interim managers can be a valuable addition to the team.


Although businesses in the West have been using interim management for decades, the concept of hiring an interim manager in China is relatively new. With China’s economy being in a state of change and with various challenges facing the Chinese manufacturing sector, experienced interim managers in China may be exactly what many businesses need to get through a crisis. 

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Expatriate Compensation in China is the Second Highest in Asia Pacific

In 2016 the highest expatriate packages for mid to senior managers within the Asia Pacific region were paid in Japan with an average package worth USD 329,000. Mainland China is catching up fast and has reached the second highest expatriate package in the region. The value of a typical total compensation package (including cash compensation and benefits) for foreign executives in China increased to USD 290,000. This is up from the fourth position in 2015 with the cost of an average expatriate package having surged by 5% within one year.

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Seminar: The Digitalization of Human Resources, Shanghai

Digital transformation is changing the game for human resources leaders and executive search professionals by transforming the way organizations recruit, manage and develop their people, driving engagement, innovation and productivity to new peaks.


What impact will the digitalization have on HR? The insights delivered by smart analytics are no longer available just to IT and financial gurus but to a range of people throughout organizations – including HR employees, executives and managers – who are already using it to fundamentally change the way they work.

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