Robert Walters expands Asian footprint with new office in Manila, Philippines

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Robert Walters PLC (LSE: RWA), one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, announced today the continued expansion of its Asian network with a new office in Manila, Philippines. With the addition of the Philippines, the Robert Walters footprint in Asia now covers 11 countries.

“The Philippines has shown strong GDP growth in the last few years, a growing middle class of professionals and increased foreign investment – which are all key ingredients for us as an international specialist recruitment firm to be establishing an office in the country.” says Mr Toby Fowlston, Managing Director, Robert Walters South East Asia. “We are very excited to be opening a new office in the Philippines as it serves to further strengthen our market leading position across the Asia region and extend the coverage we can provide to our clients and candidates.”

The Philippines office will have an initial focus on accounting & finance, banking & financial services, human resources and information technology. Plans for gradual expansion into other disciplines will follow once client and candidate relationships are developed.

Mr Eric Mary, Country Manager for Robert Walters Philippines says: Robert Walters is proud to become a part of Philippines booming, high growth economy. The market here offers significant potential for mid to senior level specialist recruitment. We are committed to providing exemplary levels of service to both clients and candidates and introducing a highly professional level of recruitment in the Philippines.’’

Robert Walters Philippines new office is located at 37/F Philamlife Tower, 8767 Paseo De Roxas, Makati City 1226.

For more information about Robert Walters Philippines, please visit their website: www.robertwalters.com.ph.