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Meet the Team: Rich Waag

Richard Waag

President, Allegis Group APAC

Richard has more than 20 years of experience in the staffing and services industry.

He began his career with Allegis Group as a recruiter for Aerotek in 1995 in the United States. Richard moved to a Director of Business Operations role for TEKsystems in 1998. He managed several offices including Knoxville, Tennessee, New Orleans, Louisiana, Richmond, Virginia, Jacksonville, Florida and Parsippany, New Jersey.

From 2006, Richard directed TEKsystems’ Northeast Region, driving the execution of the company’s sales, recruiting and operations goals. He was responsible for ensuring the team placed high-quality candidates, stayed abreast of market trends and provided the best value to TEKsystems’ clients.

In February 2015, Richard relocated to Hong Kong as Regional Managing Director for Allegis Group APAC, North Region, with responsibilities for the recruitment businesses in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.

In January 2016, Richard became President of Allegis Group APAC and broaden his responsibilities to include, driving sustainable growth across APAC’s Recruitment Business, delivering a roadmap and strategy for future success as well as providing an exceptional customer experience.