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Executive Search
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Looking for global-minded executive talent?

Headhunter expertise for
your executive recruitment assignments

Morgan Philips Executive Search in Korea is founded on a passion for disrupting conventional thinking and providing a seamless global client and candidate experience. With a dedicated team of experienced client partners for each industry sector, we provide a level of unparalleled professionalism with full bilingual capabilities in Korean and English, unmatched in the Korean market.

Morgan Philips Executive Search
  • Strategic and customized executive talent recruitment strategy
  • Focus on bilingual and bi-cultural executive talent
  • Global talent mapping and search capability
  • Commitment to diversity-driven talent solutions
  • Senior team of search consultants for each industry sector

Key Differentiators:

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Seamless Global Coverage

We operate as a truly global, integrated business, using the latest technology to share information about candidates in real time, with full understanding and respect for local market practices.

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Data Driven Insights

We have invested in digital and data-driven methodologies to reach the widest possible talent pool - locally and globally.

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Purpose Driven

We connect leadership/talent acquisition with business strategy to drive maximum efficiency and minimize organizational risk.

Our Methodology

We work with our clients to build a Korea-specific executive search strategy that is transparent, efficient and led by data driven insights to ensure our clients’ senior hire is not only a strategic business fit but also the right organizational match.



Understanding organisational context to gain insight into leadership and culture requirements

Mapping and research

Mapping and research

Combining local expertise with international research capability

Candidate evaluation


Evaluation of potential candidates through competency based interviews and psychometric insights and reporting



Based on behavioural and psychometric insights matched to job role and organisational context



Bespoke assessment designed to identify the best candidates from the shortlist

Offer management

Offer management

Our consultants manage the offer process using effective negotiations skills to ensure the best result



Dedicated coaching support aligned to your context

Specialist Practice Areas

  • General and C-suite
  • Technology & Digital
  • Consumer, FMCG & Luxury
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector (Education, Non-Profit)
  • Industrial
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences

Our Approach to Executive Search

Hiring a senior executive or critical talent for your organization is not just about searching for the right qualifications on a CV. A leader’s attitude, mindset, untapped potential, agility, and hidden risk factors are critical in assessing the future performance of a leader

Find out more about Talent Consulting

Our Leadership in Korea

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Christina S. Ahn

Managing Director, Korea

Christina Ahn is the Managing Director of Morgan Philips in Korea. With over 18 years of HR consulting and executive search experience in Korea, US and Greater China, she brings insight and expertise on a wide range of talent and leadership solutions. Christina specializes in C-level executive recruitment across all industries, with a specific focus on placing senior bilingual and global talent for domestic and global clients.

Prior to executive search, Christina held leadership roles at Mercer and PwC where she helped clients solve complex business problems with practical talent and organizational solutions. As a strong advocate of diversity, she is dedicated to supporting clients’ D&I initiatives through cohesive and sustainable recruitment strategies.

Christina earned her BS in organizational studies from Northwestern University and a master’s in Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed doctoral studies at The University of Hong Kong and holds certification in leadership assessment. 

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We operate in almost 20 markets across five continents.

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