Horton International

Erik Vian

Erik Vian

Erik Vian is a Partner and leads our Vietnam office.  Prior to joining Horton International, Erik ran a leading boutique executive search firm and has also served as Managing Partner for a global executive search provider.

Throughout his search career, Erik and his team of search professionals successfully executed search assignments for some of the world’s top multi-nationals and local conglomerates operating in Vietnam.  His clients also include PE Funds  and other investment entities.

Before discovering his passion for executive search, Erik was the Head of Retail Banking for HSBC (Vietnam). He has also held leadership positions at two international architectural, engineering and interior design firms and an e-commerce startup.

Prior to Vietnam, Erik spent most of his professional career in the U.S. with Wells Fargo Bank.

His professional experience in Vietnam spans over 18 years.

Erik graduated from University of California at Irvine with a has a B.A. Degree in Criminology, Law & Society.


Bachelor’s Degree:  Criminology, Law and Society

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Industry Expertise

  • Education
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Generalist
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
  • Industrial Goods
  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Professional Services

Functional Expertise

  • Consulting
  • Corporate Functions
  • Executive, Board Appointments
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing


Office Location

5th Floor,

VITIC Building

6B Nguyen Thanh Y Street,

Dakao Ward, District 1,

HCM City, Vietnam, 70000

Tel. +84 28 3910 7683
Mob. +84 90 318 3248

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