SINGAPORE, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Christophe Duchatellier has been named as Regional Head for Adecco Asia and Japan, extending his current role as head of the company's Southeast and Northeast Asia operations. As of January 1st 2013, in addition to taking responsibility for the Adecco subsidiary in Japan, he also joins the Adecco Group Executive Committee.
In March of this year, Duchatellier relocated to Singapore from France to head up Adecco operations in Southeast & Northeast Asia. Prior to his relocation, he held the role of Head of Professional Staffing for Adecco France. Duchatellier joined Adecco in 2010, following an 18-year career with Michael Page International, which before his departure saw him in the role of Regional Managing Director, Europe, and member of the company's Executive Board.
Patrick De Maeseneire, Adecco Group CEO, commented: "Christophe's expanded role sees him assuming responsibility for Adecco's operations in Japan, an important market for Adecco with over 2,100 colleagues and 141 offices country-wide. His extensive experience of both general and professional staffing will be pivotal to the group's ambitions in Japan and throughout the wider Asia region."
Duchatellier, 50, studied Law at the Universite Paris-Sorbonne and Universite Pantheon-Assas, before embarking upon a successful career in international recruitment.
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world's leading provider of HR solutions. With close to 33,000 FTE employees and over 5,500 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting close to 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.
Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).
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