Christine Wright was appointed as managing director of Asia in April 2012, the latest function in her extensive 20-year career with Hays. She is responsible for the day-to-day operational management and growth of the businesses in Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and India. Since 2012, the Asia region has doubled in revenue and has grown to 600 staff supplying permanent, executive search, temporary, contract and onsite solutions over 18 specialties. Wright graduated from the University of Brighton with a bachelor of science in statistics and computing, and has attended business programs at IMD, Ashridge and De Ruwenburg business schools. A qualified executive coach, she became an affiliate member of the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches in 2013.