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Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel

As CEO of Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk), Stephane Kasrielis driving the company’s vision of connecting businesses with talent faster than ever. He is an expert on working with professionals around the world, having also managed the company’s global tech team of more than 300 product managers, designers and engineers. Kasrielhas 16 years of leadership experience. Previously,(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj has been chairman and CEO of Groupe CRIT since 2002. He founded the company in 1962 and was first appointed to the board in 1969. Guedj is considered a pioneer and innovator in the French staffing industry. Under his management, the group rose to rank among the five largest staffing firms in France,(…)

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez heads Proman, the French staffing group founded by his parents. Gomez joined the family business in 1990 and was appointed group general director in 2003. He manages the staffing business jointly with his father, Roland. In 2015, Proman expanded its international presence with the acquisition of Heads Recruitment (UK) and A à Z(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Manuel Roger

Manuel Roger

As SVP, EMEA markets and operations, Manuel Roger is responsible for Beeline’s operations in Europe. He joined Adecco Group in 1998 as an international IT project manager, where he was responsible for front-office solutions, online testing, and e-commerce platforms. In 2002, Roger became an IT international procurement manager for Adecco Group. In 2014, he became(…)

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir is the regional head of France. He joined Groupe Adecco France in 1995, after his studies at the IESEG School of Management. Over the past 20 years, Catoir’s career has progressed through various positions of responsibility in finance, permanent recruitment and the general staffing operations. Before taking up his new role, Catoir led(…)

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville is CEO of Hudson Europe, the largest region in terms of revenue for the Hudson. 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 of its global executive(…)

Jean-François Denoy

Jean-François Denoy

Jean-François Denoy has held various positions during his career with Manpower, alternating operational management responsibilities with HR positions. He returned to the HR organisation in 2000 to take charge of the training department, then of career management and HR development. Serving as HR director from 2006 to 2010, Denoy was appointed HR & services managing(…)

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(…)