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Growth predicted for 2012 with talent transfer into RPI Hong Kong

Growth predicted for 2012 with talent transfer into RPI Hong Kong

Leading TMT specialist recruitment organisation RP International (RPI) is t o boost its APAC capability with two high level transfers into its Hong Kong hub.

As of 1st November 2011, Clean Tech Practice Head Brian Trappe will take up the role of Regional Manager for RPI Hong Kong.

Brian is an extremely experienced recruitment professional who worked in bo th the European and Asian markets before joining RPI to create a Clean Tech practice in 2009.

Relocating from Singapore, Brian will continue to lead the Clean Tech Practice whilst working closely on the continued build-out of specialist practice areas in Semiconductors & Components, Lighting Technologies, Industrial, Software & IT Services, Telecommunications and Media.

In January 2012, Jo Wilkinson, who has over a decade's expertise in technical specialist recruitment, will also join the Hong Kong team to drive the launch of our Contracts and Interim business into the Greater China marketplace.

Jo joined the RPI Singapore team in 2010 and rapidly developed a network of highly skilled technical specialist freelancers across the APAC region. Her relocation will ensure we can provide the best possible recruitment solutions to our clients in Greater China.

Richard Goddard, Managing Director TMT & Asia, commented:

"It gives me great pleasure to confirm these very positive developments for the ongoing expansion of RPI in the Asia Pacific region. I believe that both appointments are a strong reflection of the opportunities available with in the company and it is great to see such individuals as Brian and Jo step ping forwards and helping us drive the growth of RPI in these key markets."

Brian Trappe added:

"I very much look forward to the challenges and opportunities afforded by t his promotion.  I am joining an extremely skilled team which has a deserved reputation for excellence in the marketplace. During my two years with RPI in Singapore I have successfully developed our Clean Tech practice and I look forward to driving similar growth in Hong Kong."

The RPI Hong Kong office was established in 2010 with a primary focus on providing recruitment solutions to technology organisations, especially within the lighting technology and semiconductors sectors. With an experienced team of Consultants and Account Managers, it has rapidly become established as one of the leading specialist recruitment brands in the region. With Brian Trappe's leadership we expect that 2012 will mark a period of rapid growth for the team.

RPI is a global provider of recruitment services to the Telecoms, Media and Technology industries.  Established in 1998, RPI has developed an outstanding reputation for supporting national and international clients through the provision of executive and specialist technical talent on both a permanent and freelance/interim basis.


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