About Jackie Son

Jackie Son has over 7 years of international service company experience and joined Ward Howell´s Seoul office in February 2015. Her broad experience in international business environment and solid network with business leaders are great advantages in global client development.

Jackie has a wealth knowledge about Korean and multinational company culture which she uses to provide her clients with specifically tailored executive search expertise. She specializes in automotive, consumer, retail, hospitality and services industry for clients in Northeast Asia including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. She has worked closely with the partners in Asia Pacific to meet the demand for top talent from many global companies in that region.

Jackie has excellent client relationship management skills and a great sociable character. These skills and her professional knowledge enable her to complete the client search successfully. She is an active member of the German Chamber of Commerce in Korea and a member of Seoul International Women's Association and other foreign Chambers of Commerce in Korea. Jackie has been also involved in some social charity activities through non-profit and religious organizations. She is multi-lingual with high level English and Japanese and intermediate Mandarin and German, along with her native Korean. She has lived in Toronto, Tokyo, Beijing, Cairns and Bremen and is currently living in Seoul, Korea.


  • General Industry
  • Financial Services
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Automotive
  • Legal
  • Luxury


  • Executive Search