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Étienne Colella

Étienne Colella

Étienne Colella is CEO of PIXID, a VMS provider headquartered in France, which he founded in 2004. The firm offers an SAAS application compliant with the French regulation for providing and using temporary staff. In 2015, private equity fund Keensight Capital took a majority stake in the company to help it become a leading VMS in the European market. PIXID bought Internet Corp. in(…)

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez is the managing director of the French staffing group Proman, which was founded in 1990. Proman is the seventh-largest staffing firm in France and the largest privately held staffing firm operating in the French market. Prior to this, Gomez trained as an industrial steelworker, and later worked as a branch manager for an(…)

François Roux

François Roux

François Roux has been general manager of the French national staffing association (Prism’emploi) since 2001. In this role, he represents the interests of the staffing industry, lobbying government and negotiating with social partners and French institutions. In 2013, Roux led the talks with trade unions that resulted in the creation of a form of indefinite(…)

Daniel Augereau

Daniel Augereau

Daniel Augereau is chairman and CEO of Synergie, the sixth-largest staffing firm in France. He trained as a technical blue collar worker in the aeronautic industry and soon founded his first staffing firm, Europe Technique Assistance, in 1969. Ten years later, the company merged with another staffing firm, Sydergie, resulting in the launch of the(…)

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun is founder and chairman of the supervisory board of the French staffing group Adéquat, which he founded in 1987. Under his leadership, the business grew to become one of the top 10 staffing firms in France. The group continues to outperform the market, with revenue increasing at an average annual rate of 17% in the past 10 years. The group estimates(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François Béharel, CEO of Randstad France, was appointed to Randstad’s executive board in 2013. He is now responsible for France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium & Luxembourg, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Uruguay. He started his career when he joined Vedior in 1999 as a regional manager. Following various promotions, he became CEO of Vedior France in May 2007. Following Vedior’s 2008 acquisition by Randstad,(…)

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel

As CEO of Upwork, Stephane Kasriel drives the company’s vision of connecting businesses with talent faster than ever. The third-largest company by human cloud spend, Upwork boasts more than 5 million company clients and 12 million freelancers. Kasriel first joined the company as a result of the merger with oDesk in 2012, and was responsible(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François Béharel was appointed to Randstad’s executive board in 2013. He is now responsible for France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium & Luxembourg, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, and Uruguay. It started when he joined Vedior in 1999 as a regional manager. Following various promotions, he became CEO of Vedior France in May 2007. Following Vedior’s acquisition by Randstad, he was appointed president and CEO of the(…)

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville is Hudson’s CEO of Europe, the company’s second-largest region in terms of revenue. He is responsible for the management and operational leadership of the company’s European business. Prior to joining Hudson in 2013, de Bretteville was with Michael Page for more than 20 years, serving most recently as the managing director of the company’s Americas region and as a member(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet is the deputy general manager of Synergie, the sixth-largest staffing firm in France and one of the largest staffing firms in Europe. Publicly listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, the company is expanding rapidly outside its home market. Drouet oversees group finance and investments, and plays a key role in Synergie’s international expansion. Spain, Italy and Belgium have become key markets for the(…)