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Christian Vasino, Chief Human Resources Officer, will leave Adecco


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Christian Vasino, Chief Human Resources Officer, will leave Adecco to join a leading Italian multinational company

Zurich, Switzerland, September 19, 2013: Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of Human Resources solutions, today announces that Christian Vasino, Chief Human Resources Officer for Adecco Group and member of the Executive Committee, will leave Adecco on December 31st, 2013.

Christian Vasino has been Chief Human Resources Officer for the Group and a member of the Executive Committee since 2007. He started as HR Director for Adecco Italy in 2003 before he took on the role for the Group worldwide. Vasino established a performance-focused global human resources organization that puts a culture of people development, respect and professional processes at its core. “Christian played a key role in strengthening Adecco Group’s HR function. He set up the global talent development programme, improved the Group’s employee retention rate significantly, as one of our six strategic priorities, and has made an important contribution to Adecco’s profitable growth,” said Adecco CEO Patrick De Maeseneire. “It’s been a great pleasure to work alongside Christian over the past four years.”

Christian Vasino will leave Adecco on December 31st and starts his new position as Chief Human Resources Officer for a leading Italian multinational company in January 2014. He is committed to a smooth transition. The search for his successor has started and will be announced in due course.

The Board of Directors and Management would like to thank Christian for his outstanding contribution to the Group’s achievements and wish him continued personal and professional success.

For further information please contact:

Adecco Corporate Investor Relations

Investor.relations@adecco.com or +41 (0) 44 878 89 89

Adecco Corporate Press Office

Press.office@adecco.com or +41 (0) 44 878 87 87

Forward-looking statements
Information in this release may involve guidance, expectations, beliefs, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based on information available to Adecco S.A. as of the date of this release, and we assume no duty to update any such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this release are not guarantees of future performance and actual results could differ materially from our current expectations. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences. Factors that could affect the Company’s forward-looking statements include, among other things: global GDP trends and the demand for temporary work; changes in regulation of temporary work; intense competition in the markets in which the Company operates; integration of acquired companies; changes in the Company’s ability to attract and retain qualified internal and external personnel or clients; the potential impact of disruptions related to IT; any adverse developments in existing commercial relationships, disputes or legal and tax proceedings.

About the Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 31,000 FTE employees and around 5,200 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 650,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).