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Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet is 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. Drouet played an instrumental role during the acquisitions of British firms Acorn, Advance Personnel and Concept Staffing. The Acorn(…)

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual is president of Groupe Actual, a privately held staffing firm in the French market. In 2001, Tual co-founded the firm with his father, Gérard Tual, from the merger of their respective staffing firms. In 2014, Samuel Tual was able to secure investments from private equity partners CM-CIC Capital Finance and Ouest Croissance in order to pursue the group’s growth strategy in(…)

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun is the CEO of the French staffing group Adequat, a family-run company he founded in 1987. He has grown the business to rank among the 10 largest staffing firms in France. In the past ten 10, years the company’s revenue increase by a staggering average compound annual rate of 17%. In 1999, Brun(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François Béharel is president and CEO of Randstad France. Béharel joined VediorBis in 1999 as a regional director in the North of France. He was appointed CEO of Vedior group in France in 2007, becoming president and CEO of Randstad Group France in 2009 after it acquired Vedior. In 2012, the supervisory board of Randstad(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Jean-François Denoy

Jean-François Denoy

Jean-François Denoy is managing director of Manpower France. He has held various positions during his career 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 2011 and managing director in 2012. Denoy holds master’s degrees in(…)

Christian Roulleau

Christian Roulleau

Christian Roulleau is the founder and CEO of the French facility management group Samsic, which provides staffing services with the SamsicEmploi brand. SamsicEmploi features among the top 10 largest staffing firms in France, and is one of the largest privately owned firms in the market. Roulleau previously held a wide range of positions within the(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj has been chairman of the board 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, Group CRIT rose to rank among the top five largest(…)

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin is founder and CEO of the French staffing firm Leader Intérim. The company was founded in 1992 and claims average annual growth of 20% since its inception. Leader Intérim is among the top 10 staffing firms in France, providing temporary workers, permanent recruitment services and training. The company entered the Swiss market in(…)