Prior to being promoted to The Adecco Group’s president of talent solutions in January 2021, Sergio Picarelli was responsible for global leadership of Lee Hecht Harrison, Spring Professional and Badenoch & Clark. Picarelli joined Adecco in Italy in 1993 as country director. In 1997, he was appointed chief sales and marketing director, Italy. From 2002 to 2004, Picarelli served as regional head for Central Europe and was thereafter appointed chief operating officer of Adecco Staffing Division Worldwide. From 2005 to 2009, he served as country manager of Adecco Italy and Switzerland (Switzerland until the end of 2008).