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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(…)

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,(…)

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(…)

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual is president of Groupe Actual, one of the top privately held staffing firms in the French market. Tual co-founded the company with his father, Gérard Tual, in 2001 from the merger of their respective staffing firms. In 2014, Tual was able to secure funding from private equity partners CM-CIC Capital Finance and Ouest(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj has been chairman and CEO of GroupeCrit since 2002. He founded the company in 1962 and was firstappointed to the board in 1969. Under Guedj’s management, GroupeCrit rose to be among the five largest staffing firms in France and top 25 globally.