Teneo welcomes Vice Chair, Asia Pacific in Hong Kong

Teneo welcomes Vice Chair, Asia Pacific in Hong Kong

Global CEO advisory firm, Teneo, has appointed May Knight as Vice Chair, Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, May works across Teneo's business segments - strategy and communications, financial advisory, management consulting, people advisory and risk advisory - to provide clients with senior counsel and solutions. In addition to Hong Kong, her remit spans the Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and Sydney offices.

May was most recently working in London as Senior Partner, Global Financial Services at Korn Ferry. She previously spent more than six years with Korn Ferry Advisory Asia Pacific as President, where she managed 28 offices across 14 markets. Prior to that, May served as Managing Director and insurance industry sector leader at Accenture as well as a Partner at EY. In these roles, she advised financial services clients on strategy, organisation design, digital transformation and mergers and acquisitions.

Paul Keary, CEO of Teneo, commented on the appointment, "May joins Teneo as the breadth of opportunities and challenges we see in the global economy continue to disrupt established business models. Her cross-disciplinary consulting expertise positions her well to guide our clients in Asia Pacific through strategic, leadership and operational changes. We are delighted to have someone of May’s calibre and local expertise join Teneo."

“I’m excited to return to Asia Pacific to join Teneo,” said May. “The team is partnering with global leaders to build dynamic businesses across a region that is experiencing rapid economic growth amid increasingly complex geopolitical conditions.”

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