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Become Hong Kong office wins UK Trade & Investment award

BecomeRecruitment firm Become has won a ‘Rising Star’ award for the Hong Kong office it opened in April last year at the UK Trade & Investment North West Greater China Awards.

The announcement:

Become, the leading creative, design and digital recruitment agency were delighted to be the overall winner of the Rising Stars Category in the UK Trade & Investment North West Greater China Awards held last Friday 20th February at The Lowry in Manchester.

Philomena Chen, Head of Asia Pacific Business for UK Trade & Investment said: “There was an outstanding level of entries for this year’s Rising Star Award, and the 2014 winners are the companies who have showed the most evidence of a commitment to the market and who have made great progress in the market in the few years they have been trading there.”

Becomes Rising Star Award recognises the very successful launch of the Become Hong Kong office in April 2014 and the positive impact the business has had on the local economy and creative community in Hong Kong.

Oscar Li, Business Manager for Become Hong Kong said: “We are absolutely thrilled to receive the Rising Stars Award and want to thank the Hong Kong creative community, our customers and candidates for all their support and such a positive and encouraging welcome to the market.”

Sue Pilgrim the Managing Director of The Become Group said: “Winning the Rising Stars Award is a great achievement for the Become Group especially as Hong Kong is our first venture into the Asian market. We would like to thank the UKTI North West for the invaluable support we have received both financially and practically, especially in the early days when the adventure started.”

Source: press release

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