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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(…)

François Pinte

François Pinte

François Pinte is general secretary of the French group Synergie, the fifth-largest staffing firm in France. Pinteholds a number of positions at key institutions: president of the French staffing industry social fund FASTT; president of the audit committee of Prism’emploi, the French national staffing association; and elected member of the council of the Pays de(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Thibault Lefebvre

Thibault Lefebvre

Thibault Lefebvre is CEO of Grafton Recruitment and a member of the board of Grafton Employment Group. Lefebvre also oversees the expansion of the group in Europe. Prior to join Grafton Recruitment in 2013, Lefebvre spent most of his career in the recruitment industry. In 2004 he joined as a consultant Michael Page in Switzerland,(…)

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun is founder and chairman of the supervisory board of the French staffing group Adéquat, which he founded in 1987. Under his leadership, the business grew to become one of the top 10 staffing firms in France. The group continues to outperform the market, with revenue increasing at an average annual rate of 17% in the past 10 years. The group estimates(…)

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville

Alexis de Bretteville is Hudson’s CEO of Europe, the company’s second-largest region in terms of revenue. He is responsible for the management and operational leadership of the company’s European business. 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(…)

Gilles Tanneur

Gilles Tanneur

Gilles Tanneur is COO of GroupeCrit; he also manages the North American operations of the group, including the recently acquired U.S. firms that are driving the group’s international growth. Prior to joining GroupeCrit in 2010, Tanneur was president and CEO of the recruitment firm, Brill Street + Company.

François Roux

François Roux

François Roux has been general manager of the French national 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(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François Béharel, CEO of Randstad France, was appointed to Randstad’s executive board in 2013. He is now responsible for France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium & Luxembourg, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Uruguay. He started his career when he joined Vedior in 1999 as a regional manager. Following various promotions, he became CEO of Vedior France in May 2007. Following Vedior’s 2008 acquisition by Randstad,(…)