Retention Group

Mats Lind, Founder & Managing Partner, Retention Group

“To reach success, the right management team in China is crucial. You need to have the right competence as well as the right company/business culture.

Retention has a unique business focus, we specialize in helping Scandinavian companies to find the right management in China. We are always close to our clients headquarter in Scandinavia, as we are based in Malmö, but also to their local sites in China through our Shanghai office.The reason is the importance of transparency, a key factor to a successful China operation. A lack of transparency means increased risk taking. Since the start in China back in 2010 Retention has completed over 300 assignments on Top Management level. We have a profound knowledge of what type of profiles that will create results but also, through our constantly growing network of profiles with extensive China experience, we know where to find them.

Retention – the strategic partner that secure further growth.

Through our close cooperation with our Clients we have devopled our solutions not only for Chinas complex market but also to be the task force when our Clients need business critical positions on an international basis, we recruit:

– The right Management for your Chinese operation
– The right Manager for your international subsidary company
– The right Specialist who is critical for your further growth

Why don´t you join Retention’s line of successful Clients
–  Mats Lind, Managing Partner & Founder, Retention Group

Retention Clients

Retention – the strategic partner that secure further growth.

Through our close cooperation with our Clients we have devopled our solutions not only for Chinas complex market but also to be the task force when our Clients need business critical positions on an international basis, we recruit:

– The right Management for your Chinese operation
– The right Manager for your international subsidary company
– The right Specialist who is critical for your further growth

Why don´t you join Retention’s line of successful Clients
–  Mats Lind, Managing Partner & Founder, Retention Group

”What currently happens in China is the greatest thing that happened in the People’s Republic of China’s history, what we see is nothing less than a paradigm shift”

– Mats Harborn, President European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

Retention Process

The Retention process is a method developed by us built on over ten years of experience recruiting top management professionals and key competence in China, Scandinavia and internationally for global Nordic companies. The method is divided into 3 steps and the process is finalized when we have completed the follow up analysis.

”China is currently facing major changes. China will move from accumulating assets to get assets to generate revenue. The system is also about to change, the market will play a crucial role – the government sets the rules of the game but then have to take a step back and let the market play on the field”

– Mats Harborn, President European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

Retention News

China, the world’s most dynamic market, is constantly changing. The opportunities are great but so are the risks. Insight and overall knowledge is crucial for long-term successful business in China. Our Newsletter keeps our network updated with the Chinese economy, markets, industries, policies, reforms and much more. Follow our news or apply for our newsletter to receive the latest business news from China, all in one place, summarized by us.

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2018-2-16China: 6.5 Million Chinese Tourists to Travel Abroad this Lunar New YearOutbound tourism during the holiday is expected to rise by 5.7 per cent over 2017, … Continued
2018-2-9China: The Pearl River Delta Integration PlanIn 1978, China launched a policy of “reform and opening-up”, which catalyzed the economic development … Continued
2018-2-2China: Economy will Cool this Year – but it’s a Good ThingChina’s latest official economic growth numbers are in. For the full year, the Chinese economy … Continued
2018-2-1Retention – the leading Scandinavian Consultancy – ready for a new strategic partnershipThe start of 2018 has been a confirmation of Retention’s position as the leading Scandinavian … Continued
2018-1-19China: 2017 GDP Growth Accelerates for the First Time in 7 YearsChina’s economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, defying concerns that … Continued
2018-1-12China: What can we Expect in 2018?With President Xi, an overall leader secure in his position and clear on his objectives, … Continued
2018-1-5China: Challenges Facing World-Beating Digital EconomyChina’s digital economy is a force to be reckoned with. The country now accounts for … Continued
2017-12-15China: New Incentives for Foreign Investment in GuangdongGuangdong province, China’s manufacturing heartland, has announced new measures to attract foreign investment, according to … Continued
2017-11-10China: Recent Policies and Reform to Improve Investment ConditionsIn recent years, the government has introduced a number of policies and reforms to improve … Continued
2017-11-3China: Nine Things that Surprised us in OctoberWhile most of the attention in China this month was on the 19th Party Congress, … Continued

“The local company must bear their own costs. We must decide if we want to have Scandinavian or Chinese culture in the local company. Mixed management is needed if we want to strengthen the western culture”

– Lars-Åke Severin, Chairman Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China.

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Retention Group Scandinavia

Mats Lind, Managing Partner

B.Sc Business Administration
Completed assignments: Over 500

– Founder of Retention Group
– Over 15 years experience within Executive Search globally
– Extensive experience leading Scandinavian companies
– Founder of several HR Consultancies
– Languages: Swedish, English

Phone: +46 734 353 560
Email: mats.lind@retentiongroup.com
Skype: re.matsl

Lina Kuulme, Head of Retention Specialist Recruitment

B.A Marketing and Communication
Completed assignments: Over 200

– Part of the Retention Senior Partner team
– Over 6 years experience within Executive Search
– Extensive experience within international recruitment
– Languages: Swedish, English, Italian

Phone: +46 707 131 523
Email: lina.kuulme@retentiongroup.com
Skype: re.linak

Malmö
Turning Torso, Floor 9
Lilla Varvsgatan 14, 211 15 Malmö
Phone nr: +46 40 630 7009

Retention Group China

Katie Pettersson, Head of China Desk

B.Sc Business Administration
Completed assignments: Over 500

– Over 17 years experience within HR and Executive Search
– Background within Korn/Ferry Futurestep
– Held several leading positions in China and internationally
– Languages: Swedish, English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Phone: +46 767 878 688
Email: katie.pettersson@retentiongroup.com
Skype: re.katiep

Shanghai
Room 602, Yue Da Huang Pu Riverside Mansion, No. 356 Xin Zha Rd, Shanghai 200003
Phone nr: +86 135 8487 4032

Suzhou
Room 1512, B Block New Tianxiang Plaza,
No. 388 Suya Road, SIP, 215021, Suzhou

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Executive Summary

China, the world’s most dynamic market, is constantly changing. The opportunities are great but so are the risks. Great insight and overall knowledge is crucial for long-term successful business operations.

Our Newsletter keeps our network updated with Chinese market trends, the Chinese economy, markets, industries, policies, reforms and much more.

Follow our news or apply for our newsletter to receive the latest business news from China, all in one place, summarized by us.