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Juergen Dormann nominated to succeed Klaus J. Jacobs as Chairman

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Juergen Dormann nominated to succeed Klaus J. Jacobs as Chairman

Glattbrugg/Zurich, Switzerland - April 5, 2007: For the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting of Adecco S.A. on May 8, 2007 Mr. Jürgen Dormann (67) is nominated to succeed Mr. Klaus J. Jacobs (70) as Chairman of the Board of Directors subject to his re-election at the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting. Mr. Klaus J. Jacobs is nominated as Honorary President of Adecco S.A. The Board of Directors proposes Mr. Rolf Dörig (50) to be elected as a new member of the Board of Directors.
 
The Board of Directors proposes Mr. Jakob Baer, Mr. Jürgen Dormann, Mr. Andreas Jacobs, Mr. Philippe Marcel, Mr. Francis Mer, Mr. Thomas O'Neill, Mr. David Prince and Mr. Peter V. Ueberroth to be individually re-elected as members of the Board of Directors for a new tenure of one year.
 
Mr. Klaus J. Jacobs will not stand for re-election as a member of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting. He has been a member of the Board of Directors as Co-Chairman from 1996 to 2002 and from 2004 to 2005. In November 2005 Mr. Klaus J. Jacobs became Chairman.  Due to his outstanding contribution to the success of Adecco S.A., the Board of Directors proposes Mr. Klaus J. Jacobs as Honorary President of Adecco S.A.
 
Mr. Jürgen Dormann is elected by the Board of Directors to succeed Mr. Klaus J. Jacobs as Chairman subject to his re-election into the Board of Directors at the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting on May 8, 2007.  Mr. Jürgen Dormann has been a member of the Board of Directors of Adecco S.A. since June 2004 and since November 2005 the Vice-Chairman.
 
The Board of Directors proposes Mr. Rolf Dörig, CEO of Swiss-Life Group, to be elected as a new member of the Board of Directors for tenure of one year. It is foreseen that the Board of Directors appoints Mr. Rolf Dörig as the Vice-Chairman.
 
About Adecco
Adecco S.A. is the global leader in HR services with sales of 20.4 billion Euro in 2006. The Adecco Group network connects over 700,000 associates with business clients each day through its network of over 37,000 employees and 6,700 offices in over 70 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 corporate clients and qualified 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), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ADO) and Euronext Paris - Premier Marché (EURONEXT: ADE).
 
 
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Adecco Corporate Press Office                                           
Press.office@adecco.com or +41 (0) 44 878 8832
 

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