Hong Kong (September 12, 2006)– Aquent, a global firm specialising in staffing solutions for the marketing, communications and creative industries has transferred seasoned Aquent Director, Paul Slezak, to head up its operations in Hong Kong.
Slezak initially joined Aquent in January 2003 as Sydney’s Area Manager with a very diverse recruitment and advertising career behind him. Over the last 3 years he has been instrumental in growing the Sydney operation five fold and has assisting with the further development of Aquent across Australia.
“As I take up my role in Hong Kong, I plan to replicate my proven successes in the Sydney business – taking the existing Hong Kong team to the next level and growing its reputation as the number one staffing business in the fields of marketing, communications and creative,” said Paul Slezak, Aquent Hong Kong’s Director.
“Hong Kong is a key local and regional hub for Aquent and the appointment of Paul is a reflection of our commitment to providing our full portfolio of services to the Marketing, Communications and Creative Sector in Hong Kong. Paul will be playing a pivotal role as we continue to grow across Greater China,” Duncan Cunningham, Director of Greater China explains. “A proven success in Australia, Paul is a tremendous leader and the Hong Kong team will benefit vastly from his ideas and management style. We are fortunate to have him and I’m looking forward to him taking our Hong Kong business to new heights.”
After receiving a bachelor degree in economics and masters in media law, Paul joined Hays Personnel in 1996, where he spent five years in their Sydney and Melbourne offices managing banking, finance and customer service recruitment teams. He then relocated to Brisbane to take up the position of general manager of HMA George Patterson – one of Australia’s leading advertising agencies.
Aquent is a global firm specialising in staffing solutions for the marketing, communications and creative industries. Through a network of nearly 70 offices in 17 countries, Aquent services in the areas of print and web design and production; advertising and media, marketing, public relations and business support. In its twenty-year history, Aquent has made nearly 400,000 matches of independent professionals with client companies worldwide. The company’s Asia-Pacific headquarters are in Sydney and global headquarters are in Boston, Massachusetts.