Janeen Kang has over 15 years of experience in the Retail industry across North America and the Asia Pacific. Prior to joining August Leadership, Janeen served as the Head of Beauty for APAC at Dufry’s Hong Kong office, where she led a diverse regional team to successfully expand the footprint across multiple markets in Asia.
In addition to her executive role at Dufry, Janeen previously held senior positions at Lane Crawford and Nordstrom. Janeen has a proven record of delivering long-term ROI in multinational corporations, and she brings this knowledge to her clients, as a globally-minded executive search partner.
Janeen has been successful in supporting the growth of organizations in Asia, at times of crisis management of the business, and at employee retention in times of rapid change and development. She offers expertise at identifying business challenges and talent bottlenecks with clients and delivers business solutions through talent with her in-depth knowledge of their business drivers and leadership needs.
Janeen is passionate about people, enjoys networking and helping top talent to navigate the right career path to succeed. Janeen has a B.A. in Marketing from Seattle University and is fluent in English and Korean. She lives in Seoul with her husband and two children. Janeen is an avid skier and travel lover, who is always looking for a new sandy beach to celebrate on.