Jeffrey A. Joerres became executive chairman of ManpowerGroup in May 2014 after serving as CEO for 15 years. He joined the organisation in 1993 as VP of marketing and senior VP of European operations and global account management. He was named CEO in 1999 and chairman in 2001. ManpowerGroup is the third-largest staffing firm in the world as well as Europe. Joerres was Corporate Responsibility magazine’s inaugural “Lifetime Achievement Award” winner in2011 and was asked to co-chair the B20 Task Force on Employment in 2012. Joerres is the chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago board of directors, serves onthe boards of several companies and committees.