Adecco Asia appoints new staffing lead

As the regional managing director, Philippe Martinez will oversee Adecco's general staffing business across Asia.

Workforce solutions firm Adecco Singapore has appointed Philippe Martinez as Regional Managing Director, General Staffing, Adecco Asia (excluding Japan), as well as Country Manager of Singapore.

In this role, Martinez will oversee Adecco's General Staffing subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

He also served as Director General for The Adecco Group in France since September 2015, after having joined the group in Singapore in January 2013 as Sales Director for Asia.

Martinez has four decades of experience across operations, finance, and sales and marketing functions.

Earlier on in his career, he held various positions at the Xerox organisation – first in 1984 as Sales Engineer for Xerox France. In 2008 he was appointed CEO of Xerox France, managing some 2,700 employees.

Before joining The Adecco Group, he was with the office supplies company Lyreco Group managing a workforce of over 10,000. 

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