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AP Executive announces new Manager for Singapore Office

Monday 21 March 2016 by

AP Executive, a multi-award winning global executive search firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chand Kamalakaran as the new Manager for the Singapore office. The appointment is a reflection of AP Executive’s ambition to develop business operations in Asia, whilst improving the level of professional service provided to clients and candidates in Singapore, Asia and internationally. 

Chand specialises in mid-management to executive board level recruitment in the financial service sectors, particularly in the wealth management industries in Singapore and Asia in general. As an integral part of AP Executive’s operations in Singapore, he is responsible for strengthening and developing a blue-chip client portfolio in Asia, as well as establishing the firm’s footprint as a leading executive search firm within the Asian market place. Chand reports directly to Gina Le Prevost, CEO of AP Executive.  

Gina commented: “I am delighted to welcome Chand to AP Executive so we can enhance our global reputation and presence in the APAC region. I look forward to working closely with Chand to ensure AP Executive provides superior executive search and recruitment services to our valued clients and their global operations in Singapore and Asia region.” 

Chand joins AP Executive with more than nine years of recruitment and business development experience in Singapore. He demonstrates excellent customer relations, strategic management, negotiation and marketing skills, as well as expert knowledge and understanding of the regional job market. He worked previously as a sales manager, leading a team of business development managers to drive sales, achieve business targets and develop marketing strategies for a well known online jobs board. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Hertfordshire, UK. 

Chand Kamalakaran commented: “I am delighted to be joining a reputable global recruitment company and to be developing the brand further in the Asian wealth management market.” 

Chand draws on his previous experience within the Singapore market place to support AP Executive’s plans to expand operations into other Asian countries, as well as address the needs of Singapore’s financial services sector.