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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(…)

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez heads Proman, the French staffing group founded by his parents. Gomez joined the family business in 1990 and was appointed group general director in 2003. He manages the staffing business jointly with his father, Roland. In 2015, Proman expanded its international presence with the acquisition of Heads Recruitment (UK) and A à Z(…)

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(…)

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez is CEO of the French staffing group Proman, which he founded in 1990. The family run company is the fifth-largest staffing firm in France and the largest privately held staffing firm operating in the French market. A rare feature for a top player in the staffing industry, the Gomez family are the sole(…)

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir is the regional head of France. He joined Groupe Adecco France in 1995, after his studies at the IESEG School of Management. Over the past 20 years, Catoir’s career has progressed through various positions of responsibility in finance, permanent recruitment and the general staffing operations. Before taking up his new role, Catoir led(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François 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. It started 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 acquisition by Randstad, he was appointed president and CEO of the(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

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, the group rose to rank among the five largest staffing firms in France,(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet is 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. Drouet played an instrumental role during the acquisitions of British firms Acorn, Advance Personnel and Concept Staffing. The Acorn(…)

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. In March 2017, Samsic RH announced the acquisition of two staffing businesses in Spain.

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(…)