With Vietnam’s economic renaissance, it’s just logical for specialist professional recruitment consultancy Robert Walters to set up shop in Ho Chi Minh City, focusing on accounting, banking and financial services, human resources, and sales and marketing. Rupali Edekar, country manager for Vietnam, swaps e-mails with Rex Aguado.
When was this office opened?
Robert Walters’ Vietnam office received its 100 per cent foreign invested certificate in November 2010, followed by its operating licence in May 2011.
How big will the headcount be?
We currently have a team of six staff focusing primarily on the sales and marketing and finance functions.
Who will be the key senior employees?
I will be spearheading the Vietnam office. I was tasked to lead the due diligence and market feasibility research for a Robert Walters’ office in