Chief of Staff & Communications Officer
Jan 15, 2018
Swiss and German national, born 1965.
Stephan Howeg has a Masters Degree in History, Philosophy & Sociology from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, as well as having completed a four-year apprenticeship in Mechanics. He has taken Executive programmes in Marketing, Communications and Leadership at IMD, INSEAD and Harvard.
On January 1, 2020 he was appointed to the newly created role of Chief of Staff and Communications Officer for the Group. In this capacity, he works closely with the CEO to coordinate and drive the Group’s strategy development, its implementation and Groups transformation. In addition, he leads Operational Effectiveness, Communications, Thought Leadership and Sustainability activities globally.
Stephan Howeg started his second career in Communications & Marketing as Press Officer at NCR. Between 1997 and 2001, Stephan Howeg was Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing at Sunrise Communications, Switzerland. In 2001 he joined Ascom, as Global Head Marketing, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations. From 2003 to 2007, he served as Head of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs for UPC Switzerland. Stephan Howeg joined the Adecco Group in February 2007 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications & Global Marketing Partnerships. In 2008, he was promoted to Global Head of Group Communications and in September 2015 to Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and member of the Executive Board of Directors (Executive Committee) of the Adecco Group.