Dominic joined ZRG Partners in 2019 as a Managing Director in the firm’s Global Life Sciences and Healthcare practice. With over 20 years of executive search experience, Dominic brings an extensive track record of success in recruiting senior-level talent at both premier global executive search firms and Fortune 500 companies. He has broad experience recruiting for a wide range of functional areas, including C-Suite, R&D, legal, regulatory, human resources and other strategic leadership positions for diverse industries.
Most recently, Dominic was the VP HR at Biosensors Technologies and Regional HRD for Abbott - St Jude Medical division in the Asia Pacific. He led the build-out of the executive recruitment function and advised senior business and HR leaders in identifying key talent gaps as well as driving effective talent strategies. In addition, Dominic developed sourcing strategies and initiated talent mapping, talent pipelining and succession planning for SJM most senior level roles and business-critical positions for the China and the Asia Pacific region in discovery research, preclinical & early development, clinical development, regulatory affairs, and business development.
Prior to ZRG, Dominic served as Managing Partners at Cornerstone International, and Asia Executive Talent Group Based in the firm’s Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore offices, he was the Global Leader of Cornerstone Global Life Science Practice. In addition to conducting board searches for Fortune 500 companies, Dominic was instrumental in building a new management team across all functional areas for a multi-billion-dollar company, which became the single largest client of the firm.
Dominic began his search career at Russell Reynolds Associates in Hong Kong. As a partner in the Global Healthcare and Life Sciences practice, he specialized in recruiting senior-level executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies at all stages of development. A former corporate business executive at Philips, Medtronic, Steris and Siemens, Dominic transitioned into executive recruiting in 2000 with Russell Reynolds Associates and later became Managing Director for the firm’s Hong Kong office. He continued in a leadership role with a number of executive search firms in Asia including his own business entity, where he was responsible for developing the life sciences practice after having successfully built the company’s human resources divisions.
Areas of Expertise
Life Sciences, Medical Device, Medical Technologies, and Human Resources
Dominic earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in Canada, a degree in Business Studies from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and a master’s degree in marketing from Macquarie University in Sydney Australia. Having lived and worked in Canada and the US for over 20 years before returning to Asia, Dominic is fluent in Chinese and English.
Hobbies and Interests
Reading about subjects on history, technologies, world affairs, and economies.