(English) AIMS International further extends its expansion in APAC

Presenting a new partner in Singapore, China and The Philippines.

Vienna/Seoul – March 10th, 2014 – Effective March 1st, 2014 the executive search and talent management firm The People At Work signed with AIMS International. From this move The People At Work expects to fully benefit from all aspects of being partner of this top-five global organization for executive search and talent management.

AIMS International is proud to present the new Partner as a growth oriented Executive Search Firm in very important markets for AIMS International and its clients. The People At Work, which has been in business since 2000, is an executive search firm serving global companies and large local conglomerates in sectors that include Banking & Financial Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Consumer (FMCG), Logistics, Industry/manufacturing, Chemicals, Automotive/related and Environment. The People At Work wants to deliver its services successfully in Singapore, China and The Philippines as in the new organization in some other target markets in APAC as well as it has done this before.

”We are very pleased to become a Partner of AIMS International as their excellent global network and extensive experience in emerging markets is a strong fit for us given our geographical location at the center of SE Asia,” says The People At Work Managing Consultant Joo-Lee Aw”Our Regional HQ clients have warmly welcomed this news as their operations are growing rapidly and demanding the best executive talents across Asia.”

The People At Work delivers two main preconditions for a partnership with AIMS International. They are a well-respected leader in their local market and they focus on retained executive search and HR consulting. Furthermore, the company has an international vision for their business. This combination guarantees a perfect fit for the rest of the AIMS International Partners.

150x136APAC_KeWaExpectations from both sides are high. ”I am extremely happy by this move”, says AIMS International Executive VP Kevin Wallis”as we regard China and Singapore as one of the key markets in the APAC Region and hope that their contribution to AIMS Internationals´ global business will further increase.” Kevin Wallis, is convinced that he has the right partners now to become the market leader in APAC in the next few years. ”AIMS International is the natural partner for any multinational customer in China or Singapore and abroad, ” says Kevin Wallis.

The People At Work will immediately start the onboarding process already at the APAC Meeting 2014 in Korea, to adapt to the processes of the international organization. ”This training is to be completed in the next few weeks, ”says AIMS International President Daniel Ekberg.

Over the years, The People At Work have strengthened their expertise in the areas General Management, Finance, Information Technology, Corporate Strategy & Business Development (M&A) as well as for Specialist Positions. ”We have built a strong track record in these areas below and will continue to build new competencies as we grow, ”says The People At Work Managing Consultant Chonglian Ong, who will be responsible for AIMS International China.

Corporate Communications

Christian Schulte +49 178 2854744

About AIMS International (www.aims-international.net)

Incorporated in Vienna, Austria in 1992, AIMS International is an international executive search organization of independently owned and managed executive search firms who work collaboratively to execute executive search assignment for global clients around the world. AIMS International is represented by over 350 consultants in more than 90 offices in over 50 countries throughout all continents. It was ranked the largest executive search partnership in the world by Search-Consult Magazine.

For more information, please visit www.aims-international.net.