Hong Kong S.A.R:
Williams Lea, a leading global provider of business process outsourcing
(BPO) and marketing services, announces the appointment of Todd Handcock
as the company’s Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific region and
as a new member of the Williams Lea Group Executive Board. The role
reports to Group CEO Conor Davey and will be effective September 10,
Todd Handcock, Asia Pacific CEO, Williams Lea (Photo: Business Wire)
This appointment is made at a time of substantial and ambitious growth
for Williams Lea in the Asia Pacific region. Following Williams Lea’s
2011 acquisition of Tag, a global marketing production agency, the
region forecasts significant growth in 2013 and beyond.
Todd joins Williams Lea from Equinix Ltd, a global leader in the
provision of data centre services supporting many of the world’s largest
companies. As regional Chief Marketing Officer, he was responsible for
marketing strategy in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Equinix, Todd spent
six years with BT Global Services in Asia Pacific, where he held a
number of senior roles including Vice President of Business
Transformation, Vice President of Business Operations and China Country
Manager and was responsible for driving significant growth with marquis
customers. Earlier in his career, Todd worked for Descartes Systems
Group and Maves International Software, both leaders in supply chain and
logistics technology solutions.
Todd, who has lived and worked across Asia for close to 20 years, will
be based in Hong Kong, chairing the Asia Pacific regional board.
Conor Davey, Group CEO, said of the appointment: "Leading the Asia
Pacific region, Todd will be focused on driving our growth strategy
across all Williams Lea businesses. Todd brings a wealth of experience
in delivering strategic sales growth in both emerging and mature markets
in Asia, which will greatly enhance our regional capabilities.
Todd Handcock commented: “Williams Lea has achieved impressive success
through its ability to recognize trends in the marketplace and to create
high quality, innovative solutions to support its clients. I am excited
to be joining Williams Lea in Asia Pacific and look forward to helping
the team leverage the enormous opportunities that this dynamic region
About Williams Lea:
Williams Lea is a leading global BPO organisation. We specialise in
Corporate Information Solutions in which we re-engineer end-to-end
business processes to increase the efficiency of our clients’ internal
and external communications. Blending the right balance of people,
process, delivery and technology, we help companies to drive brand
consistency, improve customer experience and reduce cost, all of which
helps clients create competitive advantage.
In 2011 Williams Lea acquired Tag, a global marketing production agency
that provides clients with a wide range of marketing services.
Collectively, Williams Lea and Tag now offer brand owners the ability to
execute their marketing communications across multiple channels and
markets using one production platform. Services range from creative
adaptation to transcreation to print procurement to marketing resource
management (asset management and workflow management). In the UK, the
Group also encompasses TSO, which provides a range of outsourced
communication and publishing services to the Public Sector.
The Group employs approximately 11,500 staff across the globe, with key
locations in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific and is owned by
Deutsche Post DHL.
We work with many of the world’s most respected brands in sectors such
as financial services, retail, FMCG, telecoms, investment banking,
automotive, pharmaceutical, professional services and the Public Sector.
For more information, visit www.williamslea.com.
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