French

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Denis Pennel

Denis Pennel

Denis Pennel has been managing director of the World Employment Confederation (previously Ciett) since 2005. Pennel promotes the interests of the staffing industry before international institutions such as the European Union, the International Labour Organization, the World Bank and the OECD. Prior to his current role, he served as corporate communications director for Manpower France from 1998 to 2005. A work futurist, he(…)

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(…)

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(…)