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Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez heads Proman, the French staffing group founded by his parents in 1990. Gomez has worked with the business since its inception and was appointed CEO in 2003. Since 2013, Proman has expanded its international presence through organic growth and acquisitions in different countries: UK, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg and more recently across the Atlantic(…)

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, Synergie, resulting in the launch of the Synergie(…)

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual is chairman of Groupe Actual, the tenth largest staffing firm in France and one of the top privately held staffing firms in the market. Tual co-founded Gérard Tual in 2001 with his father from the merger of their respective staffing firms. In 2014, Samuel Tual was able to secure funding from private equity(…)

Thierry Geffroy

Thierry Geffroy

Thierry Geffroy is the CEO of Samsic RH, the staffing business owned by the French facility management group Samsic. Samsic RH ranks among the 10 largest staffing firms in France, and as one of the largest privately owned firms in the market. Thierry joined Samsic in 1992 and in 1998 moved into a leadership role(…)

Etienne Colella

Etienne Colella

Etienne Colella is the CEO of PIXID, the largest VMS in France, which he founded in 2004. PIXID offers a complete SAAS application that is compliant with the many aspects of the regulation required to provide and use temporary staff in France. In 2015, the private equity fund Keensight Capital took a majority stake in(…)

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir

Regional head of France and member of the executive committee since 2015, Christophe Catoir joined Groupe Adecco France as internal auditor in 1995. He then held positions as finance manager and regional manager until 2005, when he was appointed head of permanent placement activities in France; he joined the Groupe Adecco France management team in(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj, a pioneer and innovator in the French staffing industry, has been chairman and CEO of Groupe CRIT since 2002. He founded the company in 1962 when it was known as Industrial and Technical Research Centre, an office of studies and calculations serving the mechanical, electrical and computer industries. The group then expanded its service offerings to temporary work. Guedj was first appointed(…)

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville

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

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin is the founder and CEO of the French staffing firm Leader Intérim. The company was founded in 1992 and claims an average annual growth of 20% since its inception. In 2015, the company gained market share in France, and in the first half of 2016, Leader opened four new branches in France. Leader(…)

Didier Bench

Didier Bench

With extensive international experience, Didier Bench has more than 25 years of leadership in the development of international technology firms, digital companies and investment funds. He has held senior management positions with a series of software companies and has successfully turned them into profitable and major players. Bench has also supported investment decisions for a number of major private equity and investment funds. In addition(…)