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Change in Leadership for Hays Japan

Tokyo, Jan 23, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan KK ("Hays Japan") has today announced the promotion of Regional Director, Jonathan Sampson to country manager of operations in Japan.

Jonathan will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Japanese business across all 13 sectors which Hays specialises in.

"Jonathan has a strong, proven background in the establishment, development and management of high performing recruitment teams and businesses," says Christine Wright, Japan-based Operations Director of Hays in Asia, who announced the appointment today.

"Over the past 10 years, and specifically the last year and a half in Japan, Jonathan has performed a broad range of responsibilities including sales, end-to-end recruitment, people management, talent development, strategy planning and implementation, corporate governance; whilst maintaining full daily operational control and direction.

"We are delighted to make this appointment today and know Jonathan will continue to take Hays in Japan from strength to strength and achieve fantastic results for all our valued candidates and clients."

With more than a decade working in recruitment, Jonathan has held senior leadership roles in small, medium and large specialist recruitment consultancies whilst servicing all industry sectors. His hands-on experience has spanned a variety of specialist areas including IT&T, accounting and finance, sales and marketing, resources and mining and banking, just to name a few.

Jonathan has also received accolades for his excellent work. In 2006, his contributions were acknowledged with a National Leadership Award from the Australian Davos Connection. The award recognises outstanding new generation leaders for their achievements and vision.

A graduate of one of Australia's premier universities, Jonathan has a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University supported by various leadership development programs.

Hays, the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people.

About Hays

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan KK ("Hays") is the largest foreign recruitment company in Japan and operates across the private sector, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. Hays has been in Japan for more than a decade, and boasts a track record of success and growth.

Hays is the only foreign recruitment company in Japan to operate specialist business units composed of professionals with experience and expertise in the sectors they cover. Hays Japan's thirteen specialisms span Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Finance Technology, Human Resources, Hays Resource Management, Information Technology, Insurance, Legal, Life Sciences, Office Professionals, Property, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain.

Hays is also the only foreign recruitment company in Japan to operate three local offices, serving the Kanto region from Akasaka and Shinjuku, and Kansai from central Osaka.

Hays Japan is the local representative office for Hays plc, which is a global company with more than 7,800 staff operating from 245 offices across 33 countries.

Hays operates in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and the USA.

Source: Hays

Keiko Asakura
Hays Japan
Marketing Manager
+81 3 3560 2813
[email protected]

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