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Logendran Poobalasingam

Logendran Poobalasingam

Client Development Manager

Kuala Lumpur

Logendran Poobalasingam is responsible for driving client development across Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) in Malaysia.

In October 2016, he joined Korn Ferry Futurestep with the Kuala Lumpur office as Client Development Manager for Malaysia, where he was tasked to grow the Solutions business and create awareness of Futurestep’s capability in a greenfield market. He has been instrumental in securing Futurestep’s first local listed entity as an early adopter for RPO in Malaysia.

Commencing his career as a Finance Executive in what is now the Cummins business in Malaysia, Mr. Poobalasingam later went on to join Talent2 in Malaysia as a Business Manager where he was successful in closing numerous multi-year BPO opportunities across Asia Pacific including ‘first of a kind deals’ in Malaysia and China.

Prior to joining Futurestep in 2016, he was Regional Sales Manager, Learning for SAP Success Factors, the global leader for HR Cloud Technology, working out of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

During the 7 years in Talent2, Mr. Poobalasingam was based out of Kuala Lumpur and supporting business development across the region including prospecting, mapping and leading various large scale opportunities.

Additionally, he has a track record in growing business in greenfield markets and managing relationships with clients to ensure they were reference-able. In 2012, as a result of this success, Gartner referenced clients under his purview and identified Talent2 as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for BPO Services.

Born and raised in Malaysia, Mr. Poobalasingam is an avid sports fan with an interest in cricket and rugby union. He is proficient in both written and spoken Bahasa Malaysia and English.

Mr. Poobalasingam has a Certificate in Accounting from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.