Dieter Scheiff takes office as new CEO of Adecco

Dieter Scheiff takes office as new CEO of Adecco

Dieter Scheiff takes office as new CEO of Adecco

Klaus J. Jacobs hands over to his successor as of August 1, 2006

Chéserex, Switzerland- July 31, 2006:  The Adecco Group, the worldwide leader in Human Resource services, today announced that Dieter Scheiff (54) will be taking office as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Adecco Group as of August 1, 2006. Dieter Scheiff will take over from Klaus J. Jacobs, who has been CEO of Adecco since November 22, 2005. Klaus J. Jacobs will remain Chairman of the Adecco Group.

,,I am happy to be able to hand over the leadership of Adecco to Dieter Scheiff. We now have an outstanding management team at the helm of Adecco. With this team and the new strategy introduced at the beginning of the year, I see Adecco heading for a bright future", said Klaus J. Jacobs.  

Prior to joining Adecco, Dieter Scheiff served as CEO of Germany's leading professional staffing company DIS AG for four years.

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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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