Kroll appoints managing directors in Hong Kong and Singapore

01 April 2021 2 min. read

Kroll has appointed four Asia-based professionals to Managing Director: David Klopp, James McLeary, Priscilla Cheng and William Leung. 

The appointments of the quartet are part of a global intake of over 30 new Managing Directors, the most of which are based in the United States, with eight based in Europe. According to Kroll’s CEO Jacob Silverman “the new managing directors exemplify what it means to provide value for our clients.” 

David Klopp oversees all digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) casework in the Asia-Pacific region. He has extensive experience leading cybercrime investigations, including data theft, reputational issues, employee misconduct, insider threat and electronic fraud. Klopp is based in Singapore. 

David Klopp, James McLeary, Priscilla Cheng and William Leung

James McLeary is a results-driven chief information security officer (CISO), responsible forKroll’s virtual CISO and data protection program in Asia Pacific. He has extensive international experience in global risk governance, risk management, IT strategy and leadership, incident response and IT security. McLeary is based in Hong Kong. 

Priscilla Cheng has over 20 years of finance and valuation experience and advises on the valuation of intangible assets, purchase price allocation analysis, business enterprise valuations relating to M&A, taxation, IPO and equity financing, as well as valuation of financial instruments for financial reporting purposes. Cheng is based in Hong Kong. 

William Leung is part of the Valuation Advisory Services practice and has more than 15 years of experience in valuations of business enterprises, intangible assets, employee share options and other financial instruments. Since 2006, William has been actively involved in valuations of public listings or disclosures, M&A, financial reporting and taxation. Leung is based in Hong Kong.

Founded in 1972, Kroll has nearly 5,000 professionals in 30 countries. Together with subsidiary Duff & Phelps, Kroll support advises its clients on topics including corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, investigations, restructuring, cyber security, legal and business solutions, data analytics and regulatory compliance. 

Last year, Kroll bolstered its incident response capabilities in Asia with the purchase of Singapore-based cyber-security firm RP Digital Security.