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Sonia Vaswani

Managing Director

Sonia is a Managing Director of Cornerstone International Group, based in the Hong Kong office.  She has more than 15 years in human resource management and is particularly adept at Executive Search & Selection in Hong Kong, China and Asia Pacific.

She is a seasoned business executive and a professional in recruiting for the Consumer, Retail & Sourcing, Technology and Digital sectors.



Sonia was previously with AETG as Managing Director and with HRNetOne Group responsible for business development, key account management and executing executive assignments in Consumer, Retail & Sourcing, and Technology industries in Asia Pacific.  In addition, she has managed a number of human resources related projects which include assessment centers, career counseling, training.  She also helps large corporates achieve their HR goals with talent mapping, career transition, and competitor / salary bench marking.

In the consumer, retail and sourcing industry, Sonia has worked with and built rapport with large MNCs and local organizations that include McDonald’s, Yum Restaurants, Jebsen Group, Levi’s, Mast Industries, Gap Sourcing.  In the Technology sector, she has worked with MNCs and start-up companies such as Infosys, Cognizant, Yahoo, Tinklabs and Lazada Group.


Examples of positions filled

Chief Executive Officer, (Large consumer trading company); Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Financial Officer & HR, (Retail Food chain); Head of Sales, Training & Learning Director, (Retail Apparel company); Head of Training, Head of Marketing, (FMCG company); Technical Design, Merchandising Director, Product Director, (Retail & Sourcing company); Chief Technical Officer, (Tech Start-up); BD Lead, QA, SAS Consultant, (Technology company); IT Manager, Head of Infrastructure, (Large local conglomerate).



Recruiting, and training in the area of human capital have been an integral and passionate part of Sonia’s work for most of her career. Sonia grew up in Hong Kong, graduated with a Business degree and has completed training courses on SHL and Harrison Assessment.


She is fluent in English and Cantonese and speaks basic Mandarin.