Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) today announced the appointment of Mara Swan to Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources. Swan will report directly to Jeffrey A. Joerres, Chairman & CEO of Manpower Inc., and will lead the organization's HR strategy for its full-time, contract and contingent workforces across 68 countries.
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"Mara brings to this position extraordinary global experience in human resources and a strong track record of successfully implementing best practices across global organizations," said Joerres. "As a staffing company our people are clearly the most important element of our business and Mara's expertise will allow us to further develop our strategy for development of leadership within the Manpower family of companies."
A 22-year veteran of the human resources profession, Swan joins Manpower from the Molson Coors Brewing Company where she served as Chief People Officer for its global operations. Prior to her tenure with Molson Coors, she was Human Resources Manager for Miller Brewing Company.
Swan holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Buffalo and a master's degree in industrial relations from the University of Minnesota.
About Manpower Inc.
Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) is a world leader in the employment services industry, offering customers a continuum of services to meet their needs throughout the employment and business cycle. The company specializes in permanent, temporary and contract recruitment; employee assessment; training; career transition and organizational consulting services. Manpower's worldwide network of 4,300 offices in 68 countries and territories enables the company to meet the needs of its 400,000 customers per year, including small and medium size enterprises in all industry sectors, as well as the world's largest multinational corporations. The focus of Manpower's work is on raising productivity through improved quality, efficiency and cost-reduction, enabling customers to concentrate on their core business activities. In addition to the Manpower brand, the company operates under the brand names of Right Management Consultants, Jefferson Wells, Elan and Brook Street. More information on Manpower Inc. is available at http://www.manpower.com/ .
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