Michael Page opens LA office
Roberto Machado, senior managing director, West Coast USA at Michael Page, said the expansion had been motivated by company growth and an increasing demand from its multinational and national client base for a professional recruitment service representation in Los Angeles.
“Growth is at the top of our business agenda, and we see significant potential in the US market. In addition, there has been a huge market recovery in California with industry sectors such as technology, gaming, entertainment, media and manufacturing coming back strongly,” Machado said.
“We’re in a good position to take advantage of the growing recruitment needs in the region, not only do we have global reach, but our specialist skills in recruiting middle management to executive level professionals is in high demand,” he said.
The LA team includes qualified executives transferred from other US Michael Page offices, such as San Francisco and New York, as well as a group of local experienced recruiters.
Machado, who has worked with Michael Page for approximately 12 years, will head up the Los Angeles office, bringing with him extensive experience in launching and developing businesses having set up five of the Group’s existing offices globally.
He added, “When entering a new market it’s important to maintain the focus in the areas of expertise, making sure the quality of service is the best it possibly can be. We have the right team in place and a high volume of corporate clients to be able to double in size by the first half of next year.”