Michael Page International Appoints New Managing Director

    Joost Fortuin becomes Managing Director Canada

    TORONTO, Sept. 23 /CNW/ -- Michael Page International, one of the world's
leading recruitment consultancies, appointed Joost Fortuin to Managing
Director Canada to oversee the growing region.

    "I look forward to utilizing my experiences in various regions to further
develop our Canadian market.  I am eager to work with the talented consultants
in our Canadian offices," said Fortuin.  Joost's career with Michael Page
International began in 1996, where he worked as a Finance & Accounting
Consultant in the Netherlands.  He was promoted several times in Europe and
became a Managing Director in the Netherlands before transferring to the
United States in 2007 to lead the daily operations of Michael Page in the
Southeast.  With his transfer to Canada, Joost is positive about the growth
potential of the company's Canadian market.

    Michael Page consultants offer both clients and candidates a highly
specialized, tailored approach to recruitment.  Consultants are salaried, as
opposed to the commission-based industry norm, which fosters a more
collaborative team environment.  Each consultant is an expert in his/her
respective industry, allowing them to provide unparalleled insight into the
needs and requirements of the positions they fill.

    "Joost has proven himself as a successful leader in this company, and I
am eager to see the positive affects of his management in Canada," comments
Alexis de Bretteville, CEO of the Americas. "We have a lot of opportunities to
flourish in the region, and I anticipate Joost to be instrumental in that
growth. We currently serve the Canadian recruitment needs in banking, finance
& accounting, procurement and supply chain.  As the region develops, so will
our disciplines."

    Michael Page International specializes in the placement of candidates in
permanent, contract and temporary positions with clients globally.  Michael
Page International employs over 5000 employees in 166 offices across 28
countries, including the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the


For further information:

For further information: Kevin Fitzgerald of Michael Page International,
+1-203-905-5253, Fax, +1-203-905-5299, kfitzgerald@michaelpage.us.com Web
Site: http://www.michaelpage.com

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