JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pontoon, the global leader in workforce solutions, announced today the appointment of Rishi Kapoor as President, APAC. Rishi will report to the Global President, Michael Wachholz, and will be responsible for driving sales and operational delivery for Pontoon across India, China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australasia and the broader Asia Region.
“I am excited and looking forward to the opportunity to lead the Pontoon business in Asia Pacific as we enter the next phase of growth for the company by driving a focus on innovative technology, customer service and total talent management solutions for large and emerging companies within the region.”
Rishi was previously Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific for Pontoon. He joined Pontoon in 2011 with over 15 years of Sales and Marketing experience across diverse industry sectors including financial services, technology and outsourcing. His extensive experience includes leadership positions with the ManpowerGroup, Dell, Convergys and General Electric that have seen him live and work in India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and the USA.
“In keeping with our commitment to recognizing internal talent, we didn't need to look far for our APAC President,” said Michael Wachholz, global president. “We are confident in Rishi’s ability to continue building and growing Pontoon’s APAC capabilities, as he has been instrumental in our success to date.”
Rishi commented, “I am excited and looking forward to the opportunity to lead the Pontoon business in Asia Pacific as we enter the next phase of growth for the company by driving a focus on innovative technology, customer service and total talent management solutions for large and emerging companies within the region.”
Rishi will assume the role of President, APAC for Pontoon on October 1 and will remain in Singapore. He holds a Masters degree in Marketing & International Business and an MBA from the Rutgers Business School, USA. He is also a Six Sigma certified professional and a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma society.
Neil Jones, previous President, APAC for Pontoon has accepted a new role as the Australia and New Zealand Country Manager for the Adecco Group brands. In this role, Mr. Jones will continue to be closely aligned with the Pontoon team as a key strategic partner in his markets.
Pontoon is located on the web at www.pontoonsolutions.com.
About the Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With around 32,000 FTE employees and around 5,400 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting close to 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.
Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).
Pontoon, with corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, is the global leader in workforce solutions. Pontoon specializes in Contingent Workforce Solutions, Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Workforce Consulting. Operating with over 800 colleagues worldwide, Pontoon currently delivers talent management solutions in 74 countries for its 100-plus clients, a global client base that is broader and deeper than the industry has experienced to date. Pontoon is one of the largest worldwide MSPs, and has been selected to the HRO Today Baker’s Dozen list for 9 consecutive years.