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Aquent Announces New Manager in Shanghai

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Aquent Announces New Manager in Shanghai

(February 20, 2008)—Aquent, the leading global staffing firm specialising in marketing, communications and creative talent, has hired Sam Wong as Area Manager for their Shanghai office, following the promotion of Duncan Cunningham to the role of Regional Director for Greater China.

Prior to joining Aquent, Sam worked in the recruitment Industry in Australia and was employed by a mid-sized boutique recruiter that later became a member of the publicly listed Rubicor Group. During his tenure at Rubicor, Sam held a number of Executive Search roles most recently leading a National Team of Consultants who focused on recruiting Senior Marketing positions in the Healthcare/FMCG Industries.

“China is the new frontier and it was an ideal time to move back home and make an impact. I am looking forward to leading the Shanghai team to new heights and will be focusing on growing all areas of our marketing, communications and creative staffing business,” Sam Wong explained.

“I am thrilled to have Sam Wong as part of the team. As with all our locations across Greater China, Shanghai saw record growth in 2007 and Sam has the perfect level of management experience and industry insight required to take our business to the next stage in its development. Shanghai is a critical market for Aquent and we will continue to deliver on our promise of outstanding service and innovative solutions to all our customers.” added Duncan Cunningham, Regional Director for Greater China.

About Aquent

Aquent is the leading global staffing and outsourcing firm specialising in helping companies find marketing, communications and creative talent. With 70 offices in 17 countries, they have an unmatched network of professionals that enables them to deliver the right solution for any client need and provide exceptional career opportunities for their talent.Today Aquent has over 11,000 professionals working at over 3,000 companies. Over the course of its history, Aquent has made over half a million matches of professionals to our clients on an individual, team or through an onsite or offsite managed service basis. The company’s Asia-Pacific headquarters are in Sydney.

For more information please contact: Carolyn Hyams, Asia Pacific Marketing Strategy Manager at Aquent on +61 2 8288 8288 or chyams@aquent.com

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