Singapore GP and Kelly Services Team Up for 2008 FORMULA 1™
SingTel Singapore Grand Prix
SINGAPORE, June 3, 2008 - Singapore GP Pte Ltd announced today the appointment
of Kelly Services, a world leader in human resources solutions, to provide a
comprehensive suite of talent acquisition and human resources solutions for the 2008
FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix.
Kelly Services is looking to place close to 3000 applicants into temporary positions that
include Suite Ambassadors, Retail Crew, Ticket Inspectors, Traffic Marshals, Buggy
Drivers, Porters and Ushers.
“We are excited and honoured to be appointed by Singapore GP as the preferred
human resources solutions partner for this momentous event,” said Mr Dhirendra
Shantilal, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Kelly Services. “In addition, our
experience as the appointed HR Partner for the 2006 International Monetary
Fund/World Bank meetings has taught us invaluable lessons. Delivering human capital
expertise, precise coordination, attention to detail, understanding and anticipating
needs as well as adopting a consultative approach are key values that Kelly Services
brings to Singapore’s very first Formula One™.
Singapore GP Media and Communications Director, Mr Jonathan Hallett said, “From
the start of the discussions, it was apparent that Kelly Services had a strong
commitment to quality and service. We are confident that Kelly Services has the
experience and expertise to recruit capable individuals to execute the smooth running
“Besides a great sense of national pride, it is an experience of a lifetime,” Mr Shantilal
said. “We strongly encourage professionals and individuals who are keen to be part of
this international event to register with us. We are looking for people with experience in
major events and also those in the Hospitality and Retail industries. Multilingual skills
are also a plus. Add in a cheerful disposition and energy and we are all set to put our
best foot forward for the event. Kelly Services will deliver the highest service
standards as we want this event to be remembered as a showcase of Singapore’s
Interested applicants can register their interest at the Kelly Services Singapore website
www.kellyservices.com.sg. They can also call the hotline 1800-2273377 or email
email@example.com for any enquiries.
About Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a world leader in human resources
solutions headquartered in Troy, Michigan, offering temporary staffing services,
outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 37 countries and
territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 750,000 employees annually, with
skills including office services, accounting, engineering, information technology, law,
science, marketing, creative services, light industrial, education, and health care.
Revenue in 2007 was $5.7 billion. Visit www.kellyservices.com.
About Singapore GP Pte Ltd
Singapore GP Pte Ltd is the race promoter for the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel
Singapore Grand Prix. It holds five-year renewable rights to stage the Singapore Grand
Prix, beginning with the 2008 Season. The company is a partnership between Komoco
Motors and regional events company Lushington Entertainments, via its parent
company Reef Enterprises. Visit www.singaporegp.sg.
Kelly Services Media contact:
Senior Marketing Manager
Kelly Services Singapore
Direct: (65) 6501 4718
Mobile: (65) 9651 5542
Singapore GP Media contact :
Singapore GP Pte Ltd
Direct: (65) 6731 4943
Mobile: (65) 9800 7274