Martin Alonso was appointed regional head of Northern Europe in August 2011. Alonso joined Adecco Spain in 1993 as branch manager. In 1998, after having held various operational positions, he was appointed as the finance manager for Adecco Spain and Portugal. From 2003 to 2005, he was the regional finance manager for Adecco Central Europe. As of 2007, he also took on the role of operational manager for Adecco Portugal. From 2009 to July 2011 he held the position of finance manager for Iberia and South America.