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Superdrug owner to recruit 200 staff to strengthen eLab tech business

Superdrug owner AS Watson is to recruit 200 extra staff members across Europe and Asia for its eLab digital business.

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Superdrug owner to recruit 200 staff to strengthen eLab tech business

Superdrug owner AS Watson is to recruit 200 extra staff members across Europe and Asia for its eLab digital business.

Currently employing 175 people in Europe, eLab serves as a creative hub to deliver content, designs and digital marketing for AS Watson. It is also responsible for managing the technology platform that powers the group’s online businesses.

AS Watson said the new staff will help strengthen its tech skills across its global business units in China, Hong Kong, Milan and London. While 150 of the roles will be based in Milan and London, 50 will be spread across Asia.

The positions include opportunities for developers, business analysts and coders who will build on the analytics, surveys, digital analysis and social listening tools that enable AS Watson to stay close to its customers.

Malina Ngai, AS Watson group chief operating officer, said: "Over the last four years we have invested more than US $60 million accelerating our digital offering and today’s customer requires us to continue to invest and drive our digital strategy. We are excited to start our recruitment process and believe AS. Watson and eLab are one of the best placed businesses to offer ambitious, tech professionals and graduates excellent career opportunities." 

 

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