Human Capital Solutions

At Asia Select, we bring people and career opportunities together. We are the industry thought leaders who continue to value our clients and deliver quality results. Attracting and hiring right-fit individuals are critical to an organization due to the evolution of the recruitment landscape over the past years. Acquiring and retaining quality candidates have been far more complex due to the competitive job market. Companies need strategic approaches to manage and leverage talent supply chains to drive the success of their businesses.


We understand the complexity of the talent landscape and have mastered the science of Talent Acquisition. As the industry leader, it is our expertise to help organizations succeed through our holistic approach to overcoming recruitment challenges.

Our Heritage

In 1997, Asia Corporate Selection Inc. was founded by Jesus “Gigi” Zulueta– founder of the executive search firm, ZMG Ward Howell– to address lower and mid-level job placements. It was later renamed as Asia Select Inc. in 2001.


To expand its operations abroad, PT Asia Select Indonesia was established in 2003. Asia Select has been an industry thought leader helping the various businesses it partners with; consequently Dell International awarded Asia Select as its Partner of the Year in 2007.

Our Clients & Candidates

Asia Select addresses the challenges our clients undergo, from attracting and acquiring of talents through our recruitment and HR solutions. We ensure we place right-fit candidates in our clients’ businesses through our wide pool of quality talents looking for a career head start, growth or succession.


Asia Select provides job opportunities—from line to C-suite roles– for individuals who are either looking for a career head start, growth or succession. Our Career Architects are equipped with the necessary skills, competencies, and expertise for career management of candidates leading to the right organizations. With our Career Architects’ extensive efforts in guiding a candidate in his or her talent journey, we ensure fulfillment from our candidates with their new roles.

Clients and Candidates
Our Networks and Industry

Our Network & Industry Expertise

With more than two decades in the industry, we have established a strong network of candidates, clients, and partners. We were able to develop our specialization in recruitment across industries such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • E-Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
  • FinTech
  • Food and Beverage
  • Gaming
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • IT-Business Process Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing & Construction
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Health Care
  • Power and Utilities
  • Real Estate and Properties
  • Retail
  • Shared Services
  • The Leadership

    Asia Select Inc. continuously adapts to emerging markets and complements the needs of its existing clients through the development and delivery of quality recruitment and HR solutions, such as Executive Search, Contingency Search, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), HR Consultancy, and Learning and Development. We unceasingly empower and champion the Filipino workforce with career opportunities where they can maximize their full potential.

    Hans Bayaborda

    Position: President & CEO


    Hans is the President and CEO of Asia Select, and an Executive Director of ZMG Ward Howell focusing on technology enablement and technology-based Human Capital Management solutions, consulting projects, and new businesses.

    For more than two decades of experience, Hans has led both mature and startup organizations in the technology space and served in various capacities across sales, business development, channels, services and consulting. As a high-performing business executive, he has a deep-dive understanding of the organizational value chain and business best practices gained from working with local and multinational companies in telecommunications, finance, and technology industries. He led culturally diverse teams based in Asia, USA, and parts of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). His experience in general management includes a significant number of years working with Oracle, Emerson Network Power, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

    His last corporate role was as the Managing Director/Country General Manager of Microsoft Philippines.

    Hans was a scholar and an athlete at the University of the Philippines where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

    Hans Bayaborda

    President & CEO

      Hans is the President and CEO of Asia Select,...

    Marge Casio

    Position: Associate Director


    Marge is considered an expert on recruitment process implementation and improvement, as well as on recruitment technology transformation. Her experience working with diverse cultures contributed to her in-depth knowledge in acquiring top talents for clients in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Information Technology (IT), Financial Services, Telecommunications, Hospitality, and Manufacturing industries.

    She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from De La Salle University.  She was formerly a Recruitment Manager in Sykes and, before joining Asia Select, she held regional roles in the Talent Acquisition teams of Korn Ferry and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In both companies, she managed requisitions up to the executive level in the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia.

    Marge is a Piscean who enjoys drinking whiskey and practicing yoga during weekends.

    Marge Casio

    Associate Director

      Marge is considered an expert on recruitment process implementation...

    Cath Amisola-Maulion

    Position: Cluster Head


    Cath’s expertise in talent acquisition has been proven by placing top and quality talents in various local and multinational companies industries such as Financial Services, Shared Services, Telecommunications, FMCG, and Insurance to name a few.

    She finished her bachelor’s degree in Tourism at the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA. With an immense passion to help people, she began her recruitment career in as an Associate and was able to place 200 right-fit candidates in her first year at Asia Select. She is an SHL Certified Competency-Based Interviewer and has continued to find and place candidates for Asia Select’s clientele.

    As a homegrown talent, her proven results, continuous dedication and people management capabilities have enabled her to a leadership role in the company.

    Being an extrovert Aquarian, Cath loves to collaborate with a diverse crowd.


    Industries: E-Commerce, FinTech, Food and Beverage, Information Technology, IT-Business Process Management, Media Entertainment, and Shared Services

    Cath Amisola-Maulion

    Cluster Head

      Cath’s expertise in talent acquisition has been proven by...

    Cess Rañola

    Position: Sr. Cluster Head


    Cess is a Certified DDI Behavioral and Targeted Selection® Recruiter with over nine years of 360° recruitment human capital experience. As a strategic business partner, her core competencies in Executive Search and HR Consultancy made her deliver successful talents from the professional level to senior and C-level searches for both local and international clients within her specialized sectors.

    Before joining Asia Select, she was the Country Talent Acquisition of Schneider Electric—a multinational energy company—and was also part of the pioneer team of Fischer & Partners—a Thailand-based Executive Search Firm.

    She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at De La Salle University Lipa.

    An HR recruiter by profession, Cess considers drawing and painting as her favorite pastimes.


    Industries: Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Gaming, Hospitality, Logistics and Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Real Estate and Properties, and Retail

    Cess Rañola

    Sr. Cluster Head

      Cess is a Certified DDI Behavioral and Targeted Selection®...

    Toni Aguilar

    Position: Business Development Lead


    Throughout her years in the HR recruitment industry, Toni has established and strengthened relationships with high-profile clients. Her knowledge of different industries gave her the ability to identify the best quality solutions for our clients.

    She is actively involved in partnerships with renowned associations and institutions, and special projects involving event management.

    Before being part of Asia Select, she was a news desk administrator of one of the largest broadcast companies, GMA Network Inc.

    She graduated from Holy Angel University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a specialization in Broadcast Journalism.

    At six years old, Toni studied and played the piano for nine years.

    Business Development, Partnerships, and Special Projects

    Toni Aguilar

    Business Development Lead

      Throughout her years in the HR recruitment industry, Toni...

    Tel Cruz

    Position: Human Resources Business Partner


    Tel is the Human Resources Business Partner of Asia Select managing the company’s organization development by creating lean processes and driving employee development and productivity.

    A certified yellow-belt in Six Sigma, her passion and extensive experience in learning and development gave her leverage and commendation to be an expert in her profession.   

    She finished her master’s degree in Education, with a major in Childhood Education, at Miriam College. Before joining Asia Select, she was a Training Manager for Rephil Group of Companies where she managed the engagement and learning and development programs of over 65 gasoline stations nationwide.

    Tel delights in the simple joys in life and loves to dance. In fact, she joined and led her school’s dance troupe during her college years.

    Tel Cruz

    Human Resources Business Partner

      Tel is the Human Resources Business Partner of Asia...

    Den Ortega-Olea

    Position: Marketing Lead


    Den is the Marketing Team Lead for Asia Select, Inc. (ASI). She leads the creation of large-scale marketing and advertising campaigns in both print and digital media to promote the company brand and its services. She is a Certified Digital Marketer with a decade of experience specializing in brand building and promotion through social media and content management, digital marketing, communications, and public relations.

    She has worked with top-notch local and multinational companies in industries such as Telecommunications, Real Estate, Retail, QSR, FMCG, and BPO. Prior to joining ASI, she was the pioneer Content Lead for Talent Marketing in Concentrix where she handled content strategy and execution for all recruitment marketing programs and initiatives for the Philippine market.

    Den earned her degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 2012 where she graduated Cum Laude.

    Aside from being a full-time mom, she enjoys watching Netflix series, K-drama, and strolling in parks. She also loves beer, cheese, and zombie movies.

    Den Ortega-Olea

    Marketing Lead

      Den is the Marketing Team Lead for Asia Select,...

    Mikka Hernandez-Yao

    Position: Cluster Head


    Mikka is a recruitment consultant and a strategic headhunter. As an Executive Search professional, she has demonstrated her talent acquisition capabilities by placing quality candidates from mid-level to executive roles in both local and multinational companies belonging to various industries.

    She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management at De La Salle University Manila. Prior to Asia Select, she was an HR Apprentice at Unilever Philippines, and she shifted her focus to recruitment as a Talent Acquisition Consultant for a headhunting firm. Eventually, she became the Head of Recruitment Solutions for a startup HR Tech company, leading its recruitment team along with implementing effective recruitment strategies. From being an HR Generalist, Mikka gradually focused on making an impact on other people’s lives by being a recruitment expert. Being a highly experienced project manager, she is now managing a team of Asia Select recruitment specialists while fostering strong client relationships.

    A skilled recruiter by heart and a full-time mom, she is a globe-trotter fond of learning new cultures and meeting different people.

    Industries: Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Financial Technology (FinTech), Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Shared Services, and Telecommunications

    Mikka Hernandez-Yao

    Cluster Head

      Mikka is a recruitment consultant and a strategic headhunter....