Patrick Fang focuses on senior executive search and assessment assignments, such as CEO, CFO, CIO, Presidents and COO roles, for both privately and publicly listed firms including local conglomerates in Singapore and the Asia region. Based in Singapore, Patrick has specific expertise in the Technology, Software and Telecommunication industries and also works with clients across a range of sectors on senior functional roles in IT, HR, Finance and Operations. As a leader in the Digital Transformation practice, Patrick has worked closely with Media, Telecommunications, and Financial Services clients (particularly in E-Commerce, Digital Media, Analytics and Customer Experience), who have been early adopters in the digital technologies. He also serves as joint Country Manager for Singapore.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1997, Patrick spent eight years with Motorola. In Malaysia, he was South Asia Senior Regional Manager, overseeing all business activities for the Multimedia Group. Earlier, he held the position of Senior Business Manager for the Wireless Data Product Division, where he was based in Malaysia and Vancouver. Previously, Patrick was with IMPAC, a U.S.-based management consulting firm, where he held the position of Vice President, Operations, and was based in Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Taipei and Malaysia. Trained as a Mechanical Engineer, Patrick began his career in engineering-component development and supply chain management with Tan Chong Motors (Nissan car assembly operations) in Malaysia.
Patrick received his B.Sc. (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering, from Plymouth University, and his M.A. (awarded a Distinction) in Business Analysis from the University of Lancaster, both in the UK. He is fluent in English, Malay and is conversant in Cantonese.