Kingfisher International

is a global provider of

total recruitment solutions.

We help clients design people strategies, attract and develop talents worldwide across Healthcare & Life Sciences, Professional Services, Technology, Retail & Consumer, Manufacturing, Automotive, Property & Construction and Engineering industries.

How We Differentiate Ourselves?

Delivering value at every step of the recruitment process
Specialization within Verticals

Our consultants specialize in both industry and functional verticals to provide a deep understanding of their respective markets.
Well-Established Network

Established since 2003, Kingfisher brings over 15 years of knowledge and network in our specializations.
Multi-Dimensional Approach

Our high touch consultative engagement approach provides a customized recruitment service model for our clients ranging from Executive Search to Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

Our Growth Story

From our first 4 consultants to over 100 consultants and from our first office in Shanghai to cities across the world, we are proud to share our growth story since our humble beginnings.


2003 - Inception

Kingfisher started its first step in China by opening the Shanghai office in Jing'an Kerry Center with four consultants working with MNCs in Chemical, Pharmaceutical and FMCG industries.

2006 - Talent Assessment

After stabilizing the business, Kingfisher explored a new service model by introducing the "Talent Assessment" services to our clients.

2007 - Competitor Surveys

With the vision of being a value added service provider, Kingfisher spent more efforts in producing the first "Competitor Landscape Survey" for our key clients.

2008 - Business Expansion

With the growing economy and business expansion, Kingfisher moved to a new office at No 12 On The Bund, Shanghai.

2009 - Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Despite the difficult year due to the global economic crisis, Kingfisher achieved year-on-year growth of 30% in revenue. Moreover, Kingfisher launched a new brand called Faculty RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) to cater to the needs of our key clients in Medical Devices and Chemical industries which saw the completion of two major RPO deals of 150+ positions in total.

2010 - Beijing Office

Kingfisher made an aggresive decision to open its new office in Beijing and achieved its expected returns in a year while the combined business grew to over 50 consultants in China.

2013 - Significant Year and Suzhou Office

Kingfisher has successfully provided more than 500 recruitment solutions since inception in 2003 and has now established its name in the industry through recognition of awards by our clients. In the following year, Kingfisher opened its third office in Suzhou to reach out to key markets and clients for business expansion.

2015 - European Expansion

Kingfisher opened its fourth office in Amsterdam, Netherlands to support Kingfisher’s venture into the European market and to facilitate global talent search for our clients.

2016 - Southeast Asia Expansion

The Singapore and Malaysia offices were established to meet the demands of the Asia Pacific operations of our clients and opportunities in Southeast Asia markets. In the same year, we successfully became the RPO provider of a global beverage FMCG company for its Singapore operations.

Meet Our Team

Our leadership team at Kingfisher comes with an extensive knowledge and network of their respective specialization which enables us to provide an exclusive consultative engagement with both clients and candidates.

Jack Ding

Managing Partner

Founder of Kingfisher since 2003.
Over 18 years talent solution partnership with MNC Clients.
Lead Kingfisher HR Practice Search Business.
RPO Project Director for Smith & Nephew, Praxair, J&J, Gambro.
Successfully lead Kingfisher and Faculty RPO’s expansion to Asia Pacific and European Market.

Grace Zheng

Manager of Supply Chain & Manufacturing, China

13 years of Executive Search Experience.
9 years as Executive Consultant in Kingfisher.
Specialized in Quality, Supply chain, Engineering, R&D and IT Supporting.

Ellen Lan

Manager of Kingfisher Beijing

10 + years executive search experiences, worked for a global top tier search firm as leading consultant for 4+ years.
3+ years Branch Office manager of Kingfisher Beijing.
Mainly accountable for corporate level management and Marketing discipline recruitment.

Mervin Chai

Director of Kingfisher Singapore

8+ years of Executive Search experience and 4 years experience in management consulting.
Currently managing the Singapore operations across Executive Search and RPO business. Specializes in the Life Sciences industry covering Commercial, Technical and HR functions.

Sammy Zhu

Manager of Accounting & Finance Practice, China

Over 13 years hands on experience in the recruitment industry.
Specialized in Healthcare & Chemical & Automotive & Industrial & Consumer Industry.
Demonstrated strong track record closing different levels in finance & accounting function.
Provide excellent recruitment service and solution to clients.

Rebecca Fong

Regional Practice Director for Professional Services

14 years of Executive Search and HR experience and currently the Asia Pacfic Regional Director for the Professional Services specialism.
Specializes in recruiting in Market Research & Consumer Insights, Brand, Innovation & Design Strategy, Business Transformation, Strategy & Operations, Digital & Technology Consulting, Healthcare & Life Science Consulting, Data & Analytics and Digital & Emerging Technology.

Susie Xu

Director of RPO Practice, APAC

RPO Practice Leader in Kingfisher / Faculty
Practice Leader for Coca-Cola Singapore RPO
11+ years in-house Talent Acquisition experience in L'Oréal and CHANEL
5 years of Campus Recruitment
Project Lead for L'Oréal ATS Launch

Shirley Xiao

RPO Project Manager, Healthcare

13 years of Search & RPO Experience in Healthcare, FMCG and Manufacturing industries.
3 years of RPO project management, specialized in Healthcare

Angie Liu

RPO Project Manager, Healthcare

8 years of experience in executive search firm and 3 years of RPO experience on MSD, Sanofi and SAP.
3 years of RPO Project Management, specialized in Healthcare
Previously manage Shanghai sourcing hub

Coco Li

Director of Kingfisher Suzhou

15 years experience , including 8 years in MNC, 7 years in top headhunting companies
Fruitful experience on talent community management and client engagement.
Specialized in HR, Accounting & Finance, Operation

Interested to join our team?

We are proactively seeking self-motivated recruitment consultants with an entrepreneurial mindset to be part of our growing business in our offices. The right candidate is someone who wants to be at the forefront of growing and developing a business while leveraging our vast network of regional relationships.

“On behalf of our Talent Acquisition team of Johnson & Johnson, I would like to thank and honor Kingfisher as one of our trusted recruitment partners for their great efforts, dedication as well as professionalism demonstrated in the day to day cooperation with us.“

TA DirectorJohnson & Johnson

“Experienced more than 5 years of cooperation with Kingfisher, we are highly satisfied and surprised by their capability in Executive Search & RPO services Honored with the Best Vendor Award, Kingfisher will always be our preferred and recommended recruitment partner.”

HR DirectorBoston Scientific

“We appreciated their professionalism in selecting candidates based on the job description, organizing phone, face-to-face interviews, and negotiating offers. 90% of candidates recommended by Kingfisher are qualified for the second round interviews with our company line managers.”

Talent ManagerLuxottica

“Kingfisher has been working with Bard for couple of years, Kingfisher consultants not only provide recruitment service to their clients but also offer a talent market analysis when working on some tough cases. We view them as a trusted advisor and that we will continue going to cooperate with in the future.“

Senior HR ManagerCR Bard

“I know Kingfisher for more than 10 years; they worked with me as real strategic partner in the field of staffing. Now they have been ranked as recruitment vendor in Arkema Asia Pacific region. This is the company who could provide us total solution based on our different needs.”

Snr HR ManagerArkema

“Their consultants’ determination to succeed, unparalleled work ethics and professionalism were one of the key reasons for the growth and success of our recruitment project. Their exceptional skills, team orientation and ability to source and acquire talent would be invaluable to any organization.”

HR DirectorMAGNA