The Adecco Group appoints Marco Valsecchi as Country Manager & Managing Director for India
by Shrutee K/DNS
India: The Adecco Group India, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, announced the appointment of Marco Valsecchi as the Country Manager & MD of the company with effect from July 11, 2018. As the Country Manager & MD, Marco will oversee the Adecco General Staffing, Professional Staffing, Spring Professional and Lee Hecht Harrison businesses in India.
Marco takes over from Priyanshu Singh, who led the company in India for the past two years. Marco is a well-respected member of The Adecco Group, India’s Leadership team having joined the organization in June 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer; a role that he will continue to oversee in the interim.
“We are all very excited to introduce Marco Valsecchi as Country Manager & MD at Adecco, as he joins us after a successful journey as the CFO for India. His proven expertise in finance and operations has made him an invaluable asset to our company. Marco is a proven leader with a deep understanding of our business operations and a clear vision for the future. All of us at Adecco have every confidence in his ability to oversee and manage country operations as we continue to move forward and grow. We would also like to thank Priyanshu for his service and many contributions to Adecco.” said Ian Lee, Regional Head, Asia Pacific, The Adecco Group
“When I joined Adecco, I was impressed by the pace at which the company had grown and gained leading positions in its markets. While in India, we have steadily progressed; my focus in the coming quarters will be to drive a significant transformation in the company and to ensure it becomes more client and candidate centric. I look forward to working with the rest of the Adecco leadership team to create value for our employees, clients and candidates with opportunities to continue to grow as part of a dynamic company.” added Marco Valsecchi, Country Manager & MD, The Adecco Group India
Marco will be based in The Adecco Group India’s head office in Bangalore. Prior to joining The Group, Marco served as the Managing Director for Punkt in Lugano, Switzerland. He comes with 20+ years of experience in finance and investment having worked with companies like Randstad (Netherlands, India and Italy), Morgan Stanley & Nextra Investment Management. In his 9 year stint at Randstad, he worked in India for 3 years as the country CFO. Marco holds an MBA from Babson College (Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business).
The Adecco Group, a Fortune Global 500 company, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With approximately 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with their clients every day.
About The Adecco Group in India
The Adecco Group in India is headquartered in Bangalore. A leading end-to-end HR solutions company with a focus on general and professional staffing, permanent recruitment, organizational development, career transition solution and services to client organizations. The Adecco Group in India is the largest HR solutions company of the country.
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. Through its global brands Adecco, Modis, Badenoch & Clark, Spring Professional, Lee Hecht Harrison and Pontoon, The Adecco Group offers total workforce solutions including temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition, talent development, and outsourcing. The Adecco Group also partners with employers, candidates, colleagues and governments, sharing its labour market expertise and insights to empower people, fuel economies, and enrich societies.
The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, with more than 33,000 FTE employees in 60 countries and territories around the world. Adecco Group AG is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).