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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 after founded his first staffing firm, Europe Technique Assistance, in 1969. Ten years later, the company merged with another staffing firm, Sidergie, resulting in the launch of the Synergie brand. In 2016, the company reported a double-digit(…)

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun is the CEO of the French staffing GroupeAdequat, a family-run company that he founded in 1987. He has grown the business to be among the top 10 staffing firms in the French market. In 1999, Brun founded the Domitis network, an innovative structure that enables member staffing companies to provide services nationwide to(…)

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(…)

François Roux

François Roux

François Roux has been general manager of the French 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 duration(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

YvonDrouet is the CFO of Synergie, the fifth-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.

Thibault Lefebvre

Thibault Lefebvre

Thibault Lefebvre is CEO of Grafton Recruitment Group, managing operations performance and organisation of the Grafton Recruitment staffing and SpenglerFox executive search brands. He is a senior executive with many years’ experience in the general management of midsize to large organisations in finance and in business operations. Lefebvre has a strong commitment to entrepreneurship and(…)

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(…)

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez heads Proman, the French staffing group founded by his parents in 1990. Roland GOMEZ has worked with the business from the beginning and was appointed CEO in 2003. Since 2013, Proman has expanded its international presence through organic growth and acquisitions in different countries: UK (Heads and PROMAN Recruitment), Switzerland (3HPRO, AàZ Emplois),(…)

Jean-François Denoy

Jean-François Denoy

Currently managing director of Manpower France, Jean-François Denoy has held various positions with ManpowerGroup, including roles with operational management responsibilities and in HR. As HR director, he led training, career management and HR development from 2006 to 2010. Denoy was appointed HR and services managing director of Manpower France in 2010 and managing director in(…)

Denis Pennel

Denis Pennel

Denis Pennel has been managing director of the World Employment Confederation (previously Ciett) since 2005. Pennel promotes the interests of the staffing industry before international institutions such as the European Union, the International Labour Organization, the World Bank and the OECD. Prior to his current role, he served as corporate communications director for Manpower France from 1998 to 2005. A work futurist, he(…)