Alain Dehaze is CEO of The Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions. Through its global brands Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon, Spring Professional and YOSS, the Adecco Group is making the future work for everyone.
Born in 1963, the Belgian national graduated as a commercial engineer from the ICHEC Brussels Management School before rising through the ranks at Henkel and ISS. He joined the workforce solutions sector in 2000, when he was appointed Managing Director of Creyf’s Interim in Belgium. This path took him to the CEO position at Solvus, COO of USG People - when the latter took over Solvus - and CEO of the Dutch staffing services company Humares [between 2007 and 2009]. Alain joined the Adecco Group in 2009 as Member of the Executive Committee, responsible first for Northern Europe, then for the Group’s largest market France, before taking on the CEO position in September 2015.
Alain is Chair of the Global Apprenticeship Network [GAN] and since August 2017 a member of the newly formed ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work. He also previously held board positions with the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies and the World Employment Confederation.