Harvey Nash Group, the international executive search organization has announced that Peter Ard will be joining the firm's Hong Kong office to be the head of investment banking executive search for the Asia region.

Ard joins Harvey Nash from Michael Page in New York where he worked for the previous four years. At Michael Page he was responsible for the selection and placement of investment bankers in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Ard started his career as a securities attorney in the US specializing in US securities law and M&A transactions. At Harvey Nash Hong Kong, he will work with local and international investment banks selecting and placing investment bankers throughout the Asia region.