François Davy to head Adecco operations in France
The Adecco Group, the world leader in human resource services, has announced that François Davy will take responsibility for Adecco operations in France, Adecco s largest single market, with sales of more than 5 billion Euro in the first 9 months of 2006.
Zurich, Suisse, Nov 10, 2006
François Davy (50) will become Country Manager of Adecco France as of January 1, 2007. He will join Adecco from La Poste, the French Postal Services, where he is the director of sales and marketing of the mail division. François started his career in various marketing and sales functions at Bel and Danone. He then became General Manager of Cadbury Schweppes France. Prior to joining La Poste he was with Motorola (2000-2005), first General Manager of Motorola France and later Head of Motorola s European operations. Dieter Scheiff, Adecco Group Chief Executive Officer said: François brings to the company the experience and knowledge needed as we transition into a new era of temporary staffing. I am sure he will be of immense value to both our general staffing and professional staffing business in France. The current Country Manager of Adecco France, Gilles Quinnez, will step down from his office and will remain with the company as a special adviser. Dieter Scheiff commented: I would like to thank Gilles for the excellent job he did for Adecco France over the past five years, navigating the company successfully through difficult times.