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Cindy Yang

Asia Pacific

Cindy Yang

Managing Partner, Seoul

Cindy Yang is Managing Partner, Korea at NGS Global and is based in Seoul. She has over 20 years of experience conducting senior-level executive search assignments, with special emphasis on the consumer, technology and life science industries.

Ms. Yang’s client base includes multinational companies undertaking business in Korea, as well as Korean companies expanding their global operations. She focuses on recruiting country heads and other C-Level executives across all functional areas, including strategic planning, sales and marketing, finance, and human resources.


Prior to joining NGS Global, Ms. Yang led Korea Executives Search—a boutique executive search firm—as a founder and principal. Earlier in her career, she worked at consumer marketing companies in the U.S. and Asia.


Born in Seoul, Korea, Ms. Yang graduated from the Freie University in Berlin, Germany with a B.A. degree in German Literature. She is fluent in German, English and Korean, and is competitive in Kendo, the modern Japanese martial arts.

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