French

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(…)

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(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet is the deputy general manager of Synergie, the sixth-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 oversees group finance and investments, and plays a key role in Synergie’s international expansion. Spain, Italy and Belgium have become key markets for the(…)

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir is Adecco’s regional head of France. He joined Groupe Adecco France as internal auditor in 1995, immediately after his studies at the IESEG School of Management. In 2012, he was appointed managing director for Professional Staffing Groupe Adecco France. Between 1995 and 2005, Catoir held positions as finance manager and regional manager. In(…)

Didier Bench

Didier Bench

Didier Bench, executive chairman of Lumesse, 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(…)

Olivier Lemaitre

Olivier Lemaitre

Olivier Lemaitre is executive board director Europe at PageGroup, in charge of the group’s operations in continental Europe. He launched Michael Page Brazil in 1999 and returned to Europe in 2002 to lead the Frankfurt office. He was later appointed as managing director of Michael Page in Germany and Switzerland and launched the Austrian business.