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New Manager for Aquent’s Beijing Office

New Manager for Aquent’s Beijing Office

Beijing, PROC (17 February 2009) – Global design and marketing staffing agency, Aquent has appointed a new Area Manager for its Beijing Office.

Douglas MacDonald will head Aquent’s Beijing team bringing with him an extensive track record in recruitment, management and training, having held senior roles in the Middle East, United Kingdom and most recently Malaysia as Vice President, Banking & Finance at Talent2, prior to his move to China.

Douglas has been tasked with leading the continued development and growth of the Aquent business in Beijing.

“We are delighted to welcome Douglas to the Greater China team”, says Aquent Regional Director for Greater China, Duncan Cunningham. “His diverse career in Training and Recruitment coupled with his proven track record for service delivery and leadership make him a perfect fit for Aquent”.

When asked about how he felt when the opportunity was presented to him, Douglas MacDonald was quoted as saying “I really enjoy the whole recruitment arena and I feel a great level of excitement about the new challenges and opportunities that my move to Aquent Greater China presents to me.”

“I look forward to playing a leading role in the growth of the Aquent Beijing operations. The Aquent team here are all experts in their fields and I want them to feel even more empowered to deliver greater service to our clients and talent through the recruitment insights and processes that I can introduce to them”, he continued.

Cunningham reinforces, “Our Beijing business is a key part of our Greater China network and I am confident that with Douglas’ influence, the Beijing team will continue to exceed and succeed”.

About Aquent

Aquent is the leading global staffing firm specialising in helping companies find marketing, communications and creative talent. With 73 offices in 18 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 on Aquent, please contact Carolyn Hyams, Asia Pacific Marketing Strategy Manager on +61 2 8288 8288 or


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