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Thierry Geffroy

Thierry Geffroy

Thierry Geffroy is the CEO of Samsic RH, the staffing business owned by the French facility management group Samsic. Samsic RH ranks among the 10 largest staffing firms in France, and as one of the largest privately owned firms in the market. Thierry joined Samsic in 1992 and in 1998 moved into a leadership role(…)

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,(…)

Didier Bench

Didier Bench

Didier Bench, executive chairman of Lumesse, has more than 25 years’ experience in the leadership and development of international technology firms, digital companies and investment funds. He has held senior management positions with a series of software companies, successfully turning them into profitable and major players. Bench has also supported investment decisions for a number of major private equity and investment funds. In addition to(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

YvonDrouet is the 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.

Alain Dehaze

Alain Dehaze

Alain Dehaze joined the Adecco Group in 2009 as regional head of Northern Europe and was appointed regional head of France in 2011. From 1987 until 2000, Dehaze held a number of senior positions at Henkel and ISS. In 2000, he became managing director of Creyf’s Interim in Belgium (now Start People). From 2002 to(…)

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel was promoted to CEO of Upwork in April 2015. In this role Kasriel has rebranded the business to Upwork (from Elance-oDesk), to become the third-largest company by human cloud spend. Kasriel first joined the company in 2012 and rose to SVP of product engineering before becoming CEO. As SVP, he was responsible for(…)

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual is chairman of Groupe Actual, the tenth largest staffing firm in France and one of the top privately held staffing firms in the market. Tual co-founded Gérard Tual in 2001 with his father from the merger of their respective staffing firms. In 2014, Samuel Tual was able to secure funding from private equity(…)

Thibault Lefebvre

Thibault Lefebvre

Thibault Lefebvre was appointed CEO of Grafton Recruitment Group in 2015, managing strategy, performance and organisation of Grafton Recruitment’s permanent and temporary businesses across all its locations. He was previously CEO of the Grafton Recruitment brand. Prior to Grafton Recruitment Group, Thibault held key managerial roles at PageGroup, including as managing director for Eastern Europe for the Michael Page and Page Personnel brands as well(…)

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(…)

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(…)