Walter Tan

Walter Tan

Senior Director, Regional Head of Logistics

​Walter has spent over 33 years in the Executive Search industry, where he has earned a strong reputation as one of the leading and most experienced recruiters in the field. A domain expert in Logistics, Supply Chain and Procurement, Walter also led recruitment teams in other industries such as Healthcare, Engineering, Telecommunications, and IT.

His success spans from searches in Asia Pacific, when he placed numerous senior roles such Regional MDs, Country MDs, SVPs, COOs, CIOs, CEOs, CHROs, Executive Directors, Directors, General Managers, including Boardroom Placements. His immense industry search experience had led him to hire from mid to C suites roles.

Walter is a firm believer in building middle management through talented hires, who will then build his clients’ future management structure. Besides Singapore, Walter also had experiences taking on a Regional Head role, and starting up offices in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Walter had stints with two global search firms. His dedication and work consistency have won him awards such as “Top Consultant”, “Top Regional Consultant”, “Best Network Consultant” and even an industry award for “Recruitment Consultant of the Year” in 2015 from the HR Asia Recruitment Awards.

A former Charterhouse member in the past, Walter rejoins the team in 2023 as the Senior Director, Regional Head of Logistics. His remit is to grow and strengthen the Logistics Recruitment Business, and he will be a valuable asset to the wider Supply Chain Practice in providing “best-in-class” Executive Search solutions to help our clients find their talents!

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