Advantage Professional

Advantage Professional

December 20, 2010 05:10 ET

Advantage Professional Opens Key Strategic Operation in Singapore

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 20, 2010) - International recruitment company Advantage Professional is pleased to announce the launch of new operations in Singapore.

Graeme Maude, CEO of Advantage Professional said, "We are delighted to take this opportunity to develop our business in such an exciting growth market. This represents an important step in our group's overall strategy of establishing Advantage Professional as a recruitment partner of choice within the European, US and Asia Pacific geographies. This move is driven by the increasing demand of our customers for solutions on a global basis."

The new operations will be directed by Steve Plant, who brings fifteen years of recruitment experience within Asia Pacific markets, with specific focus on the building and management of multi-site international operations.

Graeme said, "One of our key considerations was to recruit a senior executive with proven ability in building successful businesses. Steve has this experience and understands the challenges and rewards inherent in establishing business in the Asia Pacific region."

The Singapore office represents the first steps in Advantage Professional's expansion within Asia. Under Steve's leadership the company will establish four strategic business lines to provide Accounting & Finance, Banking & Financial Services, Information Technology and Sales & Marketing recruitment services.

In the longer term Advantage Professional will expand further into the Asian market, focusing on the key financial centres of Hong Kong and Tokyo and building on existing Advantage group operations. 

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Advantage Professional

Advantage Professional provides qualified personnel for a variety of positions including accountants, banking professionals, HR specialists, business support and legal staff. Advantage Professional offers expert market knowledge with offices spanning the UK, US, Asia and Australia. Its global presence also means that it can support client expansion or relocation plans. Divisions include Accounting & Finance, Banking & Financial Services, Executive Assistants & Business Support, Human Resources, Executive Search and Legal.

Advantage Professional is part of the global Advantage Resourcing group, which is a leading staffing company with over $2 billion in revenue and 300 offices, primarily in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. The group specializes in providing staff in the following fields: engineering/technical, information technology, scientific, finance/accounting, clerical and light industrial. The group's 7,000 customers include many of the world's leading banking, technology and industrial companies. Worldwide, the group manages approximately 30,000 temporary staff, and directly employs over 2,000 people.

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