Bringing people and career opportunities together for more than 20 years

Asia Select Inc. (ASI) is a leading recruitment services provider in the Philippines. We provide companies across various industries the right people through our core talent acquisition solutions. We ensure quality candidate management by guiding professionals on their career journey, and matching right-fit job placements with our diverse clientele.

Our History

Founded in 1997 by ZMG Ward Howell’s Jesus “Gigi” Zulueta. Asia Select was formerly known as Asia Corporate Selection Inc. Back then, we focused our efforts on addressing recruitment challenges for mid-level jobs.

As the country’s economy flourished over the last two decades, we made extra efforts in keeping up with the talent acquisition trends by coming up with relevant and holistic HR strategies. Asia Select was established to help companies attract, acquire, and retain quality talents who are essential in driving your business growth and success.

How We Can Help You

Being a Philippine headhunting firm, our excellence lies within our people’s talents, skills, and abilities. From client to candidate management, we firmly believe that our strength lies not only in our expertise in recruitment but also with the people who make up strong and cohesive teams in the organization.

Driving our business are Asia Select’s well-rounded leaders and talent acquisition specialists, also known as our recruitment headhunters, who are equipped with the necessary skills, competencies, and expertise in bringing quality people into your company.

If you’re looking for recruitment solutions…

We are your recruitment partner. We provide a strategic approach that will help your organization manage and leverage talent supply chains in the new business environment. Through our cost-effective HR solutions, we provide you with the right people who can deliver and set up your business for success.

By working with us, we guarantee you the Asia Select advantage:

Utilizing the best-in-class recruitment technology platform, we have access to over 200,000 professionals through our database and our expanded search capabilities.

Efficient and streamlined recruitment process and project management through quality candidate endorsements given a few days after the calibration meeting with our recruitment headhunters.

Our team of dedicated recruitment specialists are well-equipped with the talent market trends and are ready to meet the demands of your business.


Industries supported


Clients Supported

Our top priority is bringing the best people to your organization. Let’s connect and collaborate.

If you’re open to new career opportunities…

We are recruitment headhunters. Our specialty lies on our ability to locate, select, and place professionals, like you, in the right organizations in the Philippines. We are also career consultants. We possess specific industry knowledge that help in your career growth and succession. Our ability to analyze job profiles and identify skills give us leverage in giving you relevant career advice.

Look into hundreds of jobs across industries readily available on the Asia Select Career Site, and easily apply online.

We go above and beyond in ensuring excellent experience on your journey as a job candidate.

We help more than 1,200 professionals every year land on their dream jobs in the right companies.

Apply for a career opportunity or get the latest insight on how you can navigate and succeed in your chosen career.

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 Bayaborda is the President and CEO of Asia Select, Inc., and concurrently serves as President and CEO of ZMG Ward Howell, and AsiaPeople Search.

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 Bayaborda is the President and CEO of Asia...

Marge Casio

Position: Chief Operations Officer


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

Chief Operations Officer

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

Cess Rañola

Position: Associate Director


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

Associate Director

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

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...

Toni Aguilar

Position: Business Development Manager


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 Manager

  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...