MD & CEO
Paul is a global leader with a trailblazing track record in hands-on business growth and organisational transformation leadership. He is currently the MD & CEO of Randstad India, one of the country's leading HR services organisations. Paul exemplifies the spirit of agility and excellence in leadership, in today’s disruptive business landscape. At Randstad India, Paul has led the rapid turnaround of the organisation. He introduced several bold, strategic and innovative initiatives to trigger change, bringing the company to profitability and becoming one of the fastest-growing countries under the Randstad group globally. He has also been instrumental in embracing digital technologies to help accelerate growth which is both profitable and sustainable. Under his leadership, in 2019, Randstad India earned its ISO 9001:2015 certification and in 2020 has been recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work’. Prior to joining Randstad India, Paul served as the MD & Board member of Randstad Japan, where he led Professionals (Search & Selection), Engineers (Temp & Perm), RPO and GCS of Randstad Japan from 2013. Paul has also had successful stints as Head of APAC for a mid-sized recruitment firm where he successfully launched organic start-ups across several countries in Asia and led M&A in several countries across the region, including India. Paul is a member of the Executive Board for the Indian Staffing Federation (ISF). He was also the former Chairman of HOPE International Sustainable Development Agency (JP), focusing on clean water projects and microcredit programs in Cambodia, Sudan and the Philippines, with a mission to help the neglected poor become self-reliant. A graduate from The University of Windsor, Paul has completed a Professional Development Program from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia. He has also participated in executive training programs at INSEAD in France and Singapore, and the Transformational Leadership Program at London Business School in 2019. He published his first book on leadership, The E5 Movement in June 2020.