Adecco appoints Dominik de Daniel as Group Chief Financial Officer

Adecco appoints Dominik de Daniel as Group Chief Financial Officer

Adecco appoints Dominik de Daniel as Group Chief Financial Officer

Chéserex, Switzerland - April 3, 2006: The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, announced today the appointment of Dominik de Daniel as Adecco Group's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). De Daniel (30), who was formerly CFO at German-listed DIS Deutscher Industrie Service AG, will join Adecco with immediate effect.

Commenting on the new appointment, Klaus J. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Adecco, said: "We welcome the decision of DIS' Supervisory Board to support the appointment of Dominik de Daniel as CFO of Adecco, which is in line with our original plans". Adecco has recently acquired a majority stake in DIS AG by means of a public tender offer.

De Daniel held the CFO position at DIS AG since March 2002, and since February 2001 he was member of the Management Board responsible for Investor Relations, Strategic Controlling and M&A. Before joining DIS AG in May 2000, he was a senior analyst at Deutsche Bank covering the staffing sector.

De Daniel is a German national and will be based at Adecco's global headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

As Group CFO, de Daniel replaces Jim Fredholm, who remains in the Group as the global head of the Business Line Finance & Legal. Sven Pfeifer, formerly Finance Director of Adecco Germany, replaces Dominik de Daniel as CFO of DIS AG. Pfeifer's appointment has also been confirmed by DIS AG Supervisory Board.

About Adecco

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 business clients each day through its network of over 33,000 employees and 6,600 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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