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Dominic Yim

Region: Asia Pacific
Tel: +86 132 9610 9470

Signium Greater China
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Practice Groups: Life Sciences


Dominic is the Principal Advisor of the Life Science Practice Group at Signium Greater China, as Senior Partner based in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Dominic is a seasoned business executive and a professional consultant in business and Human Capital sector with 35 years of corporate management and consulting experience in the life science, healthcare, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries across Asia Pacific.

Dominic was previously with Russell Reynolds Associates and another global executive search network group before Signium. Based in Hong Kong & Shanghai, Dominic has covered China and Pan Asia extensively including Japan, India and Australia. During his long career in the healthcare and medical technology industry, Dominic has assumed several executive roles in general management, sales/business development and HR, working for companies such as Biosensors, Medtronic International, Philips Medical, Siemens Healthcare Solutions, Steris Corporation. Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Abbott Healthcare.  His last held corporate position was VP of HR and Talent Management at Biosensors International, a Singapore based global medical technology innovator. 

Dominic’s area of executive search expertise ranges from Senior Business Directors roles to CEO and Non-Executive Board Members. Over the past five years, Dominic’s experience in the life sciences pharmaceutical and biotech industry has proven to be invaluable to many multinational healthcare companies on building their strategic talent acquisition platforms that integrate their R&D, product commercialization, ecommerce and marketing capabilities in achieving their short and long-term goals. Dominic has also been instrumental in accelerating the growth in human capital through leading active programs in top talent attraction, leadership succession planning and employer’s branding.  Executive Search, CEO advisory, leadership and Market developments are the key areas that have been the integral and passionate parts of Dominic’s works for most of his career. 

Born in Hong Kong and grew up in Canada, Dominic had spent his formative years living in North America before returning to Asia. Dominic has a graduate medical engineering degree from BCIT and Waterloo University in Canada as well as an MBA in Human Resources and Marketing from Macquarie University and Leadership Coaching certificate from Results Coaching in Australia.