Claude Guedj has been chairman 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, Groupe CRIT rose to the top five largest staffing firms in France, and top 20 globally. In 2015, Groupe CRIT largely outpaced the French market and boosted its operations in Spain and the United States.
Jean-Marc Brun is the CEO of the French staffing GroupeAdequat, a family-run company that he founded in 1987. He has grown the business to be among the top 10 staffing firms in the French market. In 1999, Brun founded the Domitis network, an innovative structure that enables member staffing companies to provide services nationwide to large accounts.
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 to HgCapital, he has been a senior advisor for SilverLake Sumeru and a senior partner for CDP Technology Ventures, a Canadian private equity fund that is part of Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec operating in the North American and European markets.
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 board. After spending four years helping to grow the company’s French operations into the market leader, he was managing director of Michael Page Spain, Portugal and South America, and then regional managing director of Central and Northern Europe.
Roland Gomez runs Proman, which was founded in France in 1990 by his parents. In 2018, Proman had €1.93 billion in turnover. Gomez joined the family group in 1993 at the end of his studies. He held several key positions until he was appointed CEO in 2003. He continues the organic rollout in France and develops the business internationally. Under his leadership, the first strategic acquisitions abroad began in 2012. Since then, he has accelerated the growth of the company by focusing on preserving the company’s historical values, the human, the proximity and the responsiveness.
Jean-François Denoy has held various positions during his career with Manpower, alternating operational management responsibilities with HR positions. He returned to the HR organisation in 2000 to take charge of the training department, then of career management and HR development. Serving as HR director from 2006 to 2010, Denoy was appointed HR & services managing director of ManpowerGroup France in 2011, and became managing director in 2012. Denoy holds master’s degrees in administrative & strategic management and human resources.
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 appointed to Randstad’s executive board in 2013. He is now responsible for France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium & Luxembourg, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Uruguay.
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 staffing firms in France and top 25 globally.
As managing director for Beeline Europe since 2012, Manuel Roger is responsible for all European operations at the VMS supplier; he is also a member of Beeline’s global executive committee. Roger oversees P&L at Beeline Europe and defines its strategy, investments, team structure, value proposition and more. He helped create and launch the Beeline Direct Sourcing offering in Europe — changing the way its customers source and manage contingent workforces and transforming VMS from vendor management to contingent talent management. More recently, Beeline Europe has invested significantly in customer service and developed key strategic relationships with its ecosystem partners.
Regional head of France and Northern Europe and member of the executive committee since 2015, Christophe Catoir joined Groupe Adecco France as internal auditor in 1995. Between 1995 and 2005, Catoir held positions as finance manager and regional manager. In 2005, he was appointed head of permanent placement activities in France, and became a member of the Groupe Adecco France management team in 2007. In 2009, Catoir was appointed managing director of Adecco South-East France and in 2012 took over as managing director for Professional Staffing Groupe Adecco France. He was appointed to his current role in February 2019.