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The Adecco Group Announces New U.S. Professional Recruitment and Solutions Unit, Appoints Laurie Chamberlin as President

The Adecco Group Announces New U.S. Professional Recruitment and Solutions Unit, Appoints Laurie Chamberlin as President

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – December 3, 2019 – The Adecco Group, a world-leading workforce solutions partner, announced the formation of a Professional Recruitment and Solutions organization in the U.S., effective January 1, 2020. Leading the new unit is Laurie Chamberlin, current president of the Adecco Group’s U.S. legal recruitment, consulting and solutions division. Chamberlin will expand her presidency to take on a robust portfolio of professional services brands, including Accounting Principals, Ajilon, Paladin, Parker + Lynch, Special Counsel, SCI, D4 and EQ.

“Bringing these businesses together under one roof enables more collaboration and a clear focus on profitable growth and innovation,” said Sergio Picarelli, global head of professional recruitment and executive board member at the Adecco Group. “Laurie is well-suited to lead this new organization, where she can draw on her impressive 20-year history cultivating dynamic teams and strong culture within the Adecco Group.”

The following senior team was appointed to join Chamberlin in leading the Professional Recruitment and Solutions group:

  • Chris Gallagher, President of Professional Solutions
  • Nicole Gable, Chief of Sales
  • Kim Gottschalk, Chief of Strategy
  • Laura Schroeder, North America Practice Leader, Consulting
  • Andy Ernst, North America Practice Leader, Staffing
  • Linda Marioni, Head of Professional Recruitment, East and South
  • Jeramy Kaiman, Head of Professional Recruitment, West
  • Christine Castaneda, Head of Professional Recruitment, Central

“This move unites our brightest minds in the professional recruitment and solutions space, and I am energized to hit the ground running with the best in the business,” said Chamberlin. “We are already laying the foundation for success in 2020 and look forward to elevating the top-notch service our customers have always known us for.”

About The Adecco Group

The Adecco Group is a world-leading HR solutions partner. We provide more than 700,000 people with permanent and flexible employment every day. With more than 34,000 employees in 60 countries, we transform the world of work one job at a time. Our colleagues serve more than 100,000 organizations with the talent, HR services and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that meets social needs while driving business innovation. Our culture of inclusivity, fairness and teamwork empowers individuals and organizations, fuels economies, and builds better societies. These values resonate with our employees, who voted us number 5 on the Great Place to Work® – World’s Best Workplaces 2018 list. We make the future work for everyone.

The Adecco Group is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Adecco Group AG is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN). The group is powered by ten global brands: Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon, Spring Professional, YOSS and Vettery.