News: Robert Walters announces new Chief Executive Officer for APAC

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Robert Walters announces new Chief Executive Officer for APAC

Toby takes overall responsibility for Robert Walters’ operations across 13 countries and regions including Southeast Asia, Greater China, North Asia, Australia and New Zealand, according to a press statement.
Robert Walters announces new Chief Executive Officer for APAC

Professional recruitment firm Robert Walters announces the appointment of Toby Fowlston as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific. He takes overall responsibility for Robert Walters’ operations across 13 countries and regions including Southeast Asia, Greater China, North Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

Prior to the appointment, Toby held the role as Managing Director of Robert Walters Southeast Asia. His recruitment experience started in Robert Walters UK where he assumed overall responsibility for the London business in 2012. He moved to Singapore in 2013, leading and growing the Southeast Asian recruitment business. Key initiatives include developing the award-winning Balik Kampung in Singapore to attract Singaporeans currently living and working abroad to come home, with similar initiatives successfully implemented in various Southeast Asian offices.  

Toby’s remit covers the businesses in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. He is based in the Singapore office.

‘’ I look forward to the new challenge and working with a very experienced leadership team across the APAC region whilst continuing to support our clients and candidates and further growing the careers of our own people,” said Toby.

With a well-established strategy that has underpinned growth since its first office opened in London in 1985, Robert Walters now operates in 30 countries with 73% of its revenue deriving from its non-UK businesses.

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