Randstad, a global recruitment agency and HR solutions company, announced the internal promotion of Benjamin Elms today.
Benjamin Elms has been promoted from Regional Director to Managing Director at Randstad Hong Kong. In addition to the management of front office roles, Elms will be responsible for the company’s operations which would include human resources, marketing, communications and legal.
randstad hong kong promotes a new managing director
Commenting on the announcement, Elms said, “I’m deeply humbled and excited to take on this new role as part of Randstad’s commitment in Hong Kong. Our priority is to further deepen our talent recruitment and HR solutions expertise so that we can better align our growth with new talent and hiring expectations.”
Despite the impact brought about by the pandemic, I’ve had the opportunity to further deepen our recruitment and HR solutions capabilities, increasing our workforce size by 18% and year-on-year business performance by 20%. Together with our operations team, I look forward to continuing my work in building Randstad to be the top recruitment firm focusing on delivering exceptional experiences for our talent and clients in Hong Kong.”
Elms joined Randstad Hong Kong in 2012 to establish the sales and marketing recruitment team. Through his strong initiative and forward-thinking strategies, Elms has been instrumental in building high performing teams of specialised recruiters to support the growing business and hiring demands in Hong Kong SAR.
In his new role, Elms will continue to report to Natellie Sun, Managing Director for Search and Selection, Randstad Greater China.
Natellie Sun, Managing Director for Search and Selection in Greater China at Randstad said, “Over the pandemic, the Randstad Hong Kong team has proven their agility and tenacity to smoothly navigate a multitude of new challenges. We have created many new jobs at Randstad Hong Kong to empower and enable ourselves to reach our goal of touching 500 million work lives around the world by 2050. The team’s commitment would further prove our contributions to developing Hong Kong SAR’s workforce, helping more people realise their true potential and finding work that makes them feel good about themselves.”
about randstad hong kong
Since 2009, our Hong Kong SAR operations have been supporting people and organisations in realising their true potential and in finding the best talent.
Today, the company provides specialised recruitment services for both permanent jobs and contracting positions in various industries and functions that include: accounting and finance, construction, property, technology and communications, manufacturing and supply chain, banking and financial services, human resources, retail, sales and marketing, healthcare and frontline services as well as corporate support services.
Human connection is at the heart of our business. Our personal approach, supported by cutting-edge technology, is what sets us apart in the world of work.
Randstad is the world's largest HR services company. We support people and organisations in realising their true potential by combining the power of today’s technology with our passion for people. We call it Human Forward.
In 2021, we helped more than two million people in finding the right job for them, advised 235,000 clients on their HR needs ranging from talent acquisition to total workforce management, and delivered training to over 450,000 people. In 2021, Randstad had on average 39,530 corporate employees and generated revenue of € 24.6 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad N.V. is listed on the NYSE Euronext.