Randstad gets Paul Dupuis from Japan to head India


Dupuis has replaced Moorthy K. Uppaluri, who has headed the company since 2013.

Randstad has got a new CEO for its India operations. Paul Dupuis, who moved to India in April as the COO — as per his LinkedIn profile — has taken over the reins from Moorthy K. Uppaluri with immediate effect.

Moorthy was the MD & CEO of Randstad India since mid-2013, prior to which he was with Microsoft Corp. and GE.

Dupuis also has been with Randstad since 2013, as managing director of professionals (search & selection), engineers (temp & perm), RPO and GCS. He was inducted as a board member in 2014.  He comes with over 24 years of professional expertise and experience in Asia, across Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong & Korea.  

A graduate from The University of Windsor, Dupuis completed a professional development programme from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia and has participated in executive training programmes at INSEAD in France & Singapore.

He is also the chairman of HOPE International Sustainable Development Agency (JP), focussing on clean water projects and micro-credit programmes, with a mission to help the neglected poor become self-reliant.

Paul van de Kerkhof, chairman, Randstad India and representative of Randstad Holding says, ”Given the growth trajectory and market potential of India, it continues to be one of the most critical emerging markets for the Randstad Group. Dupuis has an illustrious track record and global expertise.”

He will implement the ‘Tech and Touch’ strategy in India.

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