Antal International appoints Joseph Devasia as Managing Director, India

Antal India 02Joseph Devasia established his business in January 2007, being extremely successful in the initial years. Antal realized immediately that this was a goldmine waiting to be explored, hence in late 2008; Doug Bugie who was then CEO at Antal International Network floated the idea of franchising further in India and suggested that Joseph could enter into a JV with Antal to help expand its footprints further in the Indian recruitment industry.

Since then Antal’s journey of franchising in India begun and over the years Antal has established 40 successful franchises. In a short span of 6 years Antal opened in more than 10 cities across India, filling more than 600 business critical vacancies. Antal International introduces global best practices, latest developments within the recruitment and sales trainings, client sharing top-class knowledge on local markets, extending support to new offices on the ground and ensuring that the overall ethos of the network is maintained within the Indian market.

Joe signing the contractAntal International is the fastest growing privately owned recruitment organization all over the world especially in Europe, Asia and Africa. The company has plans of setting up 600 offices over six continents within the next 7 years. Antal International in India is on an aggressive growth path, especially looking at tier II & III cities for expansion.

Tony Goodwin, Founder & Executive Chairman, Antal International Network: “India is a very intricate and complex market that requires innate understanding, application and dedication to make it work. We have a business partner in Joseph Devasia that can make things happen and are simply delighted that after 8 years we are building for further success on an already solid foundation. Antal India will be the dominant force in executive and franchise recruitment within 5 years”


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About Antal India Recruitment Blog

Founded in 1993, Antal International is a global Executive Recruitment firm with 120 offices in more than 30 countries We work with professional and managerial talent worldwide. works with many of the world’s most successful and ambitious employers. In January 2007 Antal International established the first office in India, which led to the opening of 38 offices in 14 cities. In 2013, Antal named Joseph Devasia as its Managing Director for Antal International Network, India – the man who brought Antal to India 9 years ago. Antal India today has 100+ consultants working across offices in India filling more than 3000 assignments at the mid – senior level. Antal India today has offices specialising in various industries like FMCG/CD, Ecommerce, IT, Pharma, Auto, Engineering, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Construction, Retail, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Defence. Clients: Over the past 22 years, Antal has worked with over several thousand clients making 60,000 placements. Antal extensive network of offices and deep market expertise is what sets Antal apart from its competitors. To know more about us –

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