The Cornerstone.

As every building requires a cornerstone, we believe people are the cornerstone of every great company.

Our recruitment experts are passionate about bringing together great people with great companies.
We are the world’s first fully integrated multi-industry Online to Offline Talent Recruitment Platform.

Launched in 2012 as a traditional recruitment firm, CGP has become one of the largest recruitment solutions firms in Asia with 400+ team members delivering executive search, recruitment process outsourcing and contracting services to multi-national and domestic firms.

The firm operates 9 offices in Mainland China and has offices in Hong Kong, SAR of China, Singapore, Japan and the United States.

In 2018, the company won multiple industry awards including Best Recruitment Firm and Best Innovation in Recruitment as a result of the development of our proprietary O2O AI enabled Top20Talent platform.
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Our Story

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2018-2019 The RI Awards of China
The Best Recruitment Supplier of China (Training and Development) Nomination
2018-2019 The RI Awards of China
The Best Large Recruitment of China Nomination
2018-2019 The RI Awards of China
The Best Recruitment Supplier of China (Back Office) Nomination
Top 10 Best Recruitment Firm of Beijing
2018 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies
2017 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies
2019 Top 10 Best Recruitment Firm of China
2018 Top 3 Best Recruitment Firm of China
2018 Most Valuable Recruitment Brand
2018 The Most Promising Recruitment Supplier of China
Lie Pin
2018 非凡Hunter
HR Asia Recruitment Awards 2018
Best Cross-border Recruitment Strategy
HR Asia Recruitment Awards 2018
Best Innovation in Recruitment – Gold Winner
HR Asia Recruitment Awards 2018
Best Recruitment Firm – Grand Winner
2017 – 2018 The RI Awards of China
2018 Best Employer Branding in Recruitment Industry
2017 – 2018 The RI Awards of China
The Best Recruitment Supplier of China Nomination
2017 – 2018 The RI Awards of China
The Most Promising Recruitment Supplier of China

Why Choose CGP?

Leading O2O Platform

  • Hire the best, faster with the world's first fully integrated multi-industry O2O Online to Offline talent recruitment platform.
  • Powered by AI matching technology, world-class Consultants, and a fully automated dashboard.

Executive Talent Access

  • Exclusive access to over 500,000 of the world's best talents across multiple industries.
  • Excellent track record of over 5,000 successful executive and mid-level searches globally over the past several years.

Industry's Top Leaders

  • Our world-class leaders are highly specialized senior recruiters who understand the talent market in their industry specialty areas.
  • Each member of our leadership team has on average over 10 years of industry experience.

Our Leadership

Chris Watkins

Co-Founder, CEO

Leads CGP Leadership Team. Over 27 years of leadership experience in US and China, providing C-level and Advisory Board services to Chinese and multinational companies.

Sean Ng

Co-Founder, MD Asia Pacific

Over 21 years of professional experience in the executive search area. Specializes in senior functional positions in Industrial, Construction, Property, FMCG, and Life Sciences.

Sophie Wong

Co-Founder, ED CGP University

Over 18 years of executive search and talent consulting experience with a specialty in the Education, Chemicals and Materials industries.

Jillian Wu

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Over 17 years of experience in executive search and recruitment solutions, with a focus on Financial Services and Functional Finance.

Alfred Chu

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Over 17 years of executive search experience with both multinational companies and local clients. Specializes in Legal Practice and Asset Management.

Sally Li

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Over 20 years of work experience in multinational organizations and executive search for the Corporate HR and Healthcare sectors.

Derek Kenny

Co-Founder, MD HK, SAR of China

Over 14 years of recruitment industry experience in Asia Pacific and Europe with a focus on Financial Services, TMT, Insurance, Telecom, Aviation and General Management roles.

Peter Liu

Co-Founder, MD Life Sciences

Over 15 years of executive search experience with both multinational and domestic companies. Specializes in pharmaceutical R&D in the Life Sciences industry.

Norman Lau

General Manager, Shanghai

Leads CGP Shanghai. Experienced across Sales, Marketing, Technology, Supply Chain, Operations, and Functional Finance and HR roles. 

Rico Xiao

Chief Financial Officer

Over 15 years of experience in Corporate Finance in Fortune 500 MNC's, in roles of Accounting, FP&A, Controller, and CFO. Over 8 years in HR industry as a head of finance.

Sophia Hou


18 Years HR professional experience in MNC corporations, rooted in China with international explosure on global business platform.


Our Locations


Unit 2701, 27th Floor, China World Office 1
1 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100004, PRC
Phone: +86 10 6530 9192


Room 1105, Raffles City
268 Xizang Zhong Road
Shanghai 200001, PRC
Phone: +86 21 6033 7000


Unit 815, East Tower, Zhonghai Wealth Center, No. 9 West Suzhou Avenue,
Suzhou Industrial Park, 215021 PRC
Phone: +86 512 6597 3989


Room 3204, 32nd Floor, Teem Tower
208 Tianhe Road
Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510620, PRC
Phone: +86 20 3730 9601


33rd Floor, Office Tower 2, Yintai Centre
North Tianfu Avenue
Gaoxin District, Chengdu 610014, PRC
Phone: +86 028 8327 9059


6F, Hujin Building
North Hongwu Road, Xuanwu District,
Nanjing, 210000 PRC
Phone: +86 18105154063


Room 3008, Beeplus, Fortune Times Tower
88 Fuhua Third Road
Futian District, Shenzhen, PRC
Phone: +86 028 8327 9059


Room 3440, Yuexiu Fortune Center
Zhongshan Avenue 1
Qiaokou District, Wuhan 430000, PRC


2401, International Plaza,
No 8 LujiangRoad,
Siming District, Xiamen

Hong Kong, SAR of China

Level 9, Central Building
1-3 Pedder Street
Central 999077, Hong Kong, SAR of China
Phone: +852 3978 2680


68 Robinson Road Capital Tower
#24-01 Singapore 068912
Phone: +65 6932 5031


Marunouchi Kitaguchi Building, 6-5, 1 Chome Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-8086
Phone: +050 1744 1744


1555 Lennox Town Lane
Columbus, Ohio 43212
Phone: +1 614 886 3629


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Join Our Team

Competitive Salary

  • Market-leading salaries across the industry among all teams and functions.
  • Performance-based bonus program rewarding top employees with commissions, team overrides, profit sharing, and company equity plan.

Ownership Culture

  • Unleash your potential with an entrepreneurial focus and mindset.
  • You are encouraged to take ownership of your business, and are rewarded based on the value you bring to the company.

World-Class Development

  • Grow with a global team of leaders, professionals, and partners across 12 offices worldwide.
  • Access to industry-leading resources for career development as a top Consultant or leader, with the best in-house and external training.