Staffing 100 Europe | Hall of Fame | 2020
Managing director of the World Employment Confederation since 2005, Denis Pennel promotes the interests of the staffing industry at the global level. The WEC comprises 49 national federations and six global workforce solutions companies. Under his leadership, the WEC announced in June it would lead the “Safely Back to Work” alliance launched by Randstad, The Adecco Group and ManpowerGroup. A work futurist, he is a keynote speaker and has written many opinion pieces and several books, including The Ego Revolution at Work (2015) and Travail, la soif de liberte, which translates to Work, the thirst for freedom (2017). Prior to the WEC, he was corporate communications director for Manpower France from 1998 to 2005.