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Asia Pacific – Pontoon appoints President

02 October 2013

Workforce solutions company Pontoon (part of Adecco) have announced the appointment of Rishi Kapoor as President of their APAC division. Mr Rishi will be responsible for driving sales and operational delivery for Pontoon across India, China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australasia, and the broader Asia Region.

Mr Rishi was previously Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing in Asia Pacific for Pontoon. He joined Pontoon in 2011 with over 15 years of Sales and Marketing experience across diverse industry sectors; including financial services, technology and outsourcing. His experience includes leadership positions with the ManpowerGroup, Dell, Convergys and General Electric that have seen him live and work in India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and the USA.   

Michael Wachholz, Global President, said: “In keeping with our commitment to recognising internal talent, we didn't need to look far for our APAC President. We are confident in Rishi’s ability to continue building and growing Pontoon’s APAC capabilities, as he has been instrumental in our success to date.”

Mr Rishi commented, “I am excited and looking forward to the opportunity to lead the Pontoon business in Asia Pacific as we enter the next phase of growth for the company by driving a focus on innovative technology, customer service and total talent management solutions for large and emerging companies within the region.”

Neil Jones, previous President for APAC for Pontoon has accepted a new role as the Australia and New Zealand Country Manager for the Adecco Group brands. In this role, Mr Jones will continue to be closely aligned with the Pontoon team as a key strategic partner in his markets.

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