Tig Gilliam was appointed CEO of NES Global Talent, a specialist provider of engineering talent solutions, in 2014.He joined the board of directors in 2013.Prior to NES Global Talent, Gilliam was operating partner for AEA Investors LP., a private equity firm.From 2007 to 2012, he was regional head and executive committee member of Adecco Group North America. Earlier in his career, he was a partner at PwC Consulting and IBM Global Business Services, leading the global supply chain management practice. Gilliam is chairman of NY-based Work Market Inc., the freelance management system used by businesses to manage their independent contractors.
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.
As president and chief executive officer of Kelly Services, Carl Camden is a recognised thought leader in the talent management space. Having earned a doctorate by the age of 25, Camden has been a marketing executive for a bank holding company, co-president of an advertising agency and co-founder of a behavioural research group. He is also a tenured university professor. A recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, Camden is a member of The Committee for Economic Development (CED), the Business Roundtable, and also serves on the boards of Temp Holdings, Co. Ltd. and TopBuild. He is also an authority on how companies can adapt to success in the changing economic landscape.
ManpowerGroup’s Kate Donovan has been Global RPO president since 2012 and was also named SVP ManpowerGroup Solutions and TAPFIN in 2014. RPO and TAPFIN are workforce solutions delivered to clients globally. Donovan’s insights help clients deliver on their business objectives and execute workforce strategies. Under Donovan’s leadership, ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO was named global leader by Everest Research Group for the past four years and has been ranked industry leader by NelsonHall for five consecutive years.
As president of Pontoon, Mike Wachholz led Pontoon to become one of the largest global MSP/RPO companies in four years. Pontoon has grown from approximately 650 global employees to more than 1,500, providing services in more than 95 countries. With more than 150 clients, Pontoon has realised a 91% increase in MSP spend and has doubled RPO placements with Wachholz at the helm. Prior to Pontoon, Wachholz was the COO of Beeline.
Darryl Green was named ManpowerGroup’s first COO in May 2014 and is responsible for ManpowerGroup’s four regions — Americas, Asia Pacific Middle East, Northern and Southern Europe. He had been president and executive VP, Asia Pacific Middle East and Northern Europe. Green joined the company in 2007 as executive VP, leading the Asia Pacific Region. Green also led the development of ManpowerGroup’s Borderless Talent Solutions. Green previously served as CEO for several mobile/data communications companies, including Tata Teleservices, J-Phone (Vodafone Japan) and Global Crossing Japan. Fluent in English and Japanese, Green is a director of the Japan Staffing Service Association (JASSA).
Since 2012, Kate Donovan has been ManpowerGroup’s global RPO president. In 2014, she was also named senior VP of ManpowerGroup Solutions and TAPFIN. Both companies offer clients global workforce solutions. ManpowerGroup Solutions delivers talent-driven solutions that capitalise on new thinking and new workforce models. Leveraging an in-depth understanding of global workforce trends, Donovan has also developed the workforce solutions expertise in the group to deliver strategies that are aligned with clients’ business strategies as part of the strategic consulting group. More recently, Donovan is spearheading ManpowerGroup’s total talent management offering.
John L. Marshall III serves as the regional head of Adecco UK & Ireland, a position he has held since October 2015. He was a practising attorney with King & Spalding and AT&T before he joined MPS Group in 1998. He started as deputy general counsel with an emphasis on acquisitions and public company reporting. He was promoted to president of special counsel in 2001 and named president of accounting principals in 2006. Adecco acquired MPS Group in 2010 and named Marshall president of Adecco’s US finance, office and legal business unit. He holds a juris doctorate from the University of Florida.
George Corona was named president and CEO of Kelly Services in May 2017. Headquartered in Michigan, Kelly Services is one of the largest global workforce solutions providers, with revenue of $5.28 billion in 2016. Corona joined the company in 1994 and has held numerous leadership roles throughout the last two decades. He served as US middle-market leader (where he helped launch Kelly Educational Staffing) before being named executive VP of the Americas. He was promoted to executive VP and COO in 2009 and assumed responsibility for all of Kelly’s global operations. Corona also serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Advisory Council on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor.
Tig Gilliam has been CEO of NES Global Talent, a specialist provider of engineering talent solutions, since 2014. He joined the board in 2013. Prior to NES Global Talent, Gilliam was operating partner for AEA Investors, a private equity firm. From 2007 to 2012, he was regional head and executive committee member of The Adecco Group North America. Earlier in his career, he was a partner at PwC Consulting and IBM Global Business Services, leading the global supply chain management practice. Gilliam is also chairman of New York-based Work Market Inc., a freelance management system used by businesses to manage their independent contractors.