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CMM opens Hong Kong office to serve Far East market

8.31am 7th October 2011 - People - This story was updated on Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Tim Orgill

A significant and growing demand from the golf industry for high quality candidates in Asia allows Colt Mackenzie McNair to expand its operations and locate a permanent office in the Far East

Colt Mackenzie McNair (CMM), the specialist executive search firm operating exclusively in the golf market and with a strong reputation in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, has opened a new Hong Kong office to serve the day-to-day requirements of the burgeoning Far East golf industry.

The Hong Kong office – led by Tim Orgill, CMM’s new Principal Consultant, Asia– has been created to serve businesses, developers, golf clubs and resorts in the region who consistently struggle to attract quality candidates.

Tim Orgill has over 17 years’ experience in event and operations management. He graduated from the San Diego Golf Academyand has worked for the Asian Tour as well as the European Tour in event operations and television. Tim has managed and run over 35 professional golf events throughout Asia and Europe. In 1999, Tim was a main contributor in the organisation of the new Tour De La Americas while working for the World Sport Group. In 2002, he returned to Hong Kong to co-found Impact Golf.

Richard Wood, Director of Colt Mackenzie McNair, said: “The creation of CMM Asiais an essential step in the development of our global business strategy and I’m sure this news will be welcomed by organisations in Asia, who clearly require help from a team who understand the local golf market and have a strong grasp of the native languages.

“We are lucky to have someone like Tim with a strong pedigree in golf. He is well known throughout the region and already has an enviable network of contacts. We are fully committed to developing a world-class business in the Far Eastand with Tim at the helm, we know we will deliver huge value to the Asian golf market.”

Tim Orgill added: “Asia is the fastest growing region in the world and there is a strong demand for high calibre business professionals who have experience of the golf and hospitality industries. Having the office in Hong Kong will give CMM a clear market advantage and undoubtedly offer clients and candidates a premium recruitment service.”

For further information about CMM and the services it can offer, contact Colt Mackenzie McNair on +44 (0) 1344 292299 (UK) or +852 2541 7452 (Hong Kong), or alternatively visit the company’s website,

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