Pontoon Appoints Rishi Kapoor as President, Asia Pacific

  Pontoon Appoints Rishi Kapoor as President, Asia Pacific

Business Wire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- October 1, 2013

Pontoon, the global leader in workforce solutions, announced today the
appointment of Rishi Kapoor as President, APAC. Rishi will report to the
Global President, Michael Wachholz, and will be responsible for driving sales
and operational delivery for Pontoon across India, China, Japan, Singapore,
Hong Kong, Australasia and the broader Asia Region.

Pontoon Appoints Rishi Kapoor as President, Asia Pacific (Photo: Business

Pontoon Appoints Rishi Kapoor as President, Asia Pacific (Photo: Business

Rishi was previously Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific
for Pontoon. He joined Pontoon in 2011 with over 15 years of Sales and
Marketing experience across diverse industry sectors including financial
services, technology and outsourcing. His extensive experience includes
leadership positions with the ManpowerGroup, Dell, Convergys and General
Electric that have seen him live and work in India, Malaysia, Philippines,
Singapore and the USA.

“In keeping with our commitment to recognizing internal talent, we didn't need
to look far for our APAC President,” said Michael Wachholz, global president.
“We are confident in Rishi’s ability to continue building and growing
Pontoon’s APAC capabilities, as he has been instrumental in our success to

Rishi commented, “I am excited and looking forward to the opportunity to lead
the Pontoon business in Asia Pacific as we enter the next phase of growth for
the company by driving a focus on innovative technology, customer service and
total talent management solutions for large and emerging companies within the

Rishi will assume the role of President, APAC for Pontoon on October 1 and
will remain in Singapore. He holds a Masters degree in Marketing &
International Business and an MBA from the Rutgers Business School, USA. He is
also a Six Sigma certified professional and a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma

Neil Jones, previous President, APAC for Pontoon has accepted a new role as
the Australia and New Zealand Country Manager for the Adecco Group brands.In
this role, Mr. Jones will continue to be closely aligned with the Pontoon team
as a key strategic partner in his markets.

Pontoon is located on the web at www.pontoonsolutions.com.

About the Adecco Group

The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading
provider of HR solutions. With around 32,000 FTE employees and around 5,400
branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group
offers a wide variety of services, connecting close to 700,000 associates with
over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad
categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and
talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is
a Fortune Global 500 company.

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on
the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).

About Pontoon

Pontoon, with corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, United States,
is the global leader in workforce solutions.Pontoon specializes in Contingent
Workforce Solutions, Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Workforce
Consulting.Operating with over 800 colleagues worldwide, Pontoon currently
delivers talent management solutions in 74 countries for its 100-plus clients,
a global client base that is broader and deeper than the industry has
experienced to date.Pontoon is one of the largest worldwide MSPs, and has
been selected to the HRO Today Baker’s Dozen list for 9 consecutive years.

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Dan Davenport, +1 732-895-3192
VP Marketing
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