Collinson has appointed Todd Handcock as president, Asia Pacific, who will be responsible for delivering the company’s strategy across the Asia Pacific region and identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow Collinson’s footprint across this fast-growing market.
Handcock will work closely with David Evans, joint CEO of Collinson, to build its network of regional customers, while supporting global customers with operations in Asia Pacific. He will lead a team of over 400 people across locations including Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China and Australia.
“Todd brings a deep understanding of the Asia Pacific market, as well as a strong track record in managing complex businesses similar to ours. We are delighted to have an executive of his calibre to lead this fast-growing and strategically important geography," said Evans.
Handcock has over 25 years of experience in Asia Pacific, working in industries including managed services, marketing services and design, FMCG and information technology, supporting regional and global clients in the banking, insurance, consumer, retail, travel and hospitality sectors. He has expertise in growing businesses, opening new markets and building customer relationships to unlock deeper value, as well as bringing together diverse and multi-site teams to reach their full potential.
Most recently, Handcock was president Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific for Kognitiv Corporation. Prior to that, he was Asia Pacific CEO and global CMO for Williams Lea Tag, and Asia Pacific chief operating officer for BT Global Services. Handcock is currently chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
Speaking of his appointment, Handcock said,"Collinson’s reputation for providing quality services and for bringing a fresh, innovative approach to its customers’ challenges is already well established. There remains considerable scope to further develop and enhance our capabilities in this region and I look forward to working with our teams to drive the business forward.”