Adecco appoints New Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer
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Zurich, June 3rd, 2008: Adecco, the world leader in human resource
(HR) services today announced the appointment of Annalisa Gigante
(42) as the new Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer as of
September 1st, 2008. She will take on the open position in the
Executive Committee and report directly to the Adecco Group Chief
Executive Officer, Dieter Scheiff.
"I am pleased to welcome Annalisa Gigante, bringing an international
career with broad experience in business development, marketing and
industry insights to the Group needed to continue Adecco's strategic
focus." said Adecco Group CEO Dieter Scheiff.
Annalisa Gigante started her professional career with Bain & Company
in Italy. Between 1992 and 2000 she held various senior positions in
marketing and strategy responsible for the EMEA region at the
Monsanto International headquarter in Brussels. From 2000 to 2004
Annalisa was Director for Global Strategy and Business Development at
Manpower before she decided to take a career break after the birth of
her daughter. In 2006 Annalisa Gigante joined Royal DSM N.V., the
Dutch Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company, as Vice President
for Commercialization, Innovation and Product Launch.
Annalisa Gigante holds a MA from Cambridge University and an MBA from
SDA Bocconi in Milano. She is Board Member of the European
Professional Women's Network and Co- Author of "Women on Boards -
Moving Mountains" (2007). Annalisa is married and has one child.
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Adecco S.A. is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in
HR services. The Adecco Group network connects over 700,000
associates with clients each day through its network of over 37,000
employees (FTEs) and over 7,000 offices in over 60 countries and
territories around the world. Registered in Switzerland, and managed
by a multinational team with expertise in markets spanning the globe,
the Adecco Group delivers an unparalleled range of flexible staffing
and career resources to clients and associates. Adecco S.A. is
registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH001213860) and listed on the Swiss
Stock Exchange with trading on Virt-x (SWX/VIRT-X: ADEN) and the
Eurolist of Euronext Paris (EURONEXT: ADE).
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