French

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual is president of Groupe Actual, a privately held staffing firm in the French market. In 2016, he won the Ernst & Young Strategic Vision Award for the West Region in France. In the same year, Actual successfully integrated a number of recent acquisitions and grew its revenue by 50%. Actual was co-founded in 2001 by Tual and his father from the(…)

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(…)

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(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François Béharel joined Vedior in 1999 as a regional manager. Following various promotions, he became CEO of Vedior France in May 2007. Following the acquisition by Randstad, he was appointed president and CEO of the new combined Randstad Groupe France in 2008 and played a key role in the integration of its businesses. Béharel was(…)

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(…)

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun is CEO of the French staffing group Adequat, a family-run company that he founded in 1987. Under his leadership, the business grew to become one of the top 10 staffing firms in the French market. The group continues to outperform the French market: The company’s revenue has increased at an average annual rate(…)

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel

As CEO of freelancing website Upwork, Stephane Kasriel drives the company’s vision of connecting businesses with talent faster than ever. Upwork connects 15 million freelancers to more than 5 million companies across more than 180 countries. Kasriel came to the company in 2012 as senior VP of engineering. In 2015, after he was named CEO, he led the company’s rebranding from Elance-oDesk. He also(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)