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PageGroup strengthens Asian presence with UK-ASEAN Business Council

Singapore, 01 August 2019: PageGroup has entered into a partnership with the UK-ASEAN Business Council.
 
This alliance will benefit both organisations’ in their long-term business goals of partnering both domestic and multinational corporations in the South East Asia region. 
 
PageGroup is a leading international recruitment brand across South East Asia, with offices in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The Group launched in Singapore as Michael Page in 1996 and over the last two decades, the business has grown substantially. PageGroup are specialised in the recruitment of professionals in mid- to senior-level positions across a wide range of corporate and technical areas. The Group launched the Page Executive brand focusing on senior executive roles in 2008. Page Personnel was established two years later in 2010 to meet the growing demand for secretarial and office support as well as contracting/temporary recruitment work across a range of disciplines. 
 
Anthony Thompson, Regional Managing Director of PageGroup Asia said, “Over the past 20 years, PageGroup has developed our South East Asian footprint, allowing us to change thousands of lives for our candidates and the businesses they joined. We firmly believe people will always be the key driver in advancing growth for companies.” 
 
“Our new links with the UK-ASEAN Business Council is a mutually constructive partnership which will leverage the strengths of both. As we grow together, we look forward to the opportunities to develop more untapped potential in South East Asia. We will continue to strive to deliver the highest levels of service to our clients and candidates.” 
 
Ross Hunter, Executive Director of the UK-ASEAN Business Council added, “We are very excited that PageGroup are joining us in strengthening the UK-ASEAN relationship. We look forward to working with their dynamic team on issues related to talent, skills and identifying future workforce needs in a digital age, important matters faced in both the UK and across South East Asia.”
 
 
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About PageGroup 

PageGroup changes lives for people through creating opportunity to reach potential. The Group now employs over 7,500 people in 36 countries. The four core PageGroup brands (Michael Page, Page Personnel, Page Executive and Page Outsourcing) are made up of specialised recruitment teams that operate across a variety of industries and employment sectors.

The Group established itself in South East Asia first in 1996 with an office in Singapore. Over the last two decades, the business grew organically actively recruiting across a variety of specialist industries and job functions. With our varied experience in placements of professionals at the mid- to senior-level positions, the Group diversified from the Michael Page brand to also include Page Executive in 2008 and Page Personnel later in 2010. This allowed us to better focus our recruitment efforts towards targeted candidate pools across all levels of seniority in the region. Today, we are a leading international recruitment group across South East Asia, with offices in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

 

 
About UK ASEAN Business Council
The UK-ASEAN Business Council (UKABC) is the leading UK-based organisation promoting trade and investment between the UK and ASEAN’s dynamic markets.
 
Created out of UK Trade & Investment’s 2011 Strategy ‘Britain Open for Business’, the UKABC is passionate about helping UK companies of all sizes export and invest in one of the most exciting, vibrant and fastest-growing regions in the world.
 
Working closely with the UK and ASEAN governments, key partner organisations including the British Chambers of Commerce in ASEAN, influential corporates, experienced SMEs, market experts, and professional services providers, we have created an extensive UK-ASEAN business network that allows us to provide unique market insights, and links UK innovation and expertise with ASEAN’s vast commercial developments.