Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) today announced that Yoav Michaely has been named to a newly created position as Executive Vice President of Global Operational Effectiveness from his current role as Executive Vice President of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
"Over the past six years, Yoav has driven innovation and operational excellence throughout the EMEA region, and in his new role, he will be charged with leveraging his expertise to benefit our operations on a global basis," said Jeffrey A. Joerres, Chairman & CEO of Manpower Inc.
Over the past 20 years, Michaely has led Manpower operations of increasing responsibility in various countries and regions. Since 1999, he has led the company's EMEA region to notable achievements, including doubling its revenue and increasing its profitability. These results were achieved by applying innovative approaches to Manpower's business model and customer offering, and by leveraging best practices across the EMEA region to gain efficiency and achieve tremendous sales growth.
Michaely will move to his new role on January 1, 2006 and will continue to report directly to Joerres.
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; organizational consulting; and professional financial services. Manpower's worldwide network of 4,300 offices in 72 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 and Elan. More information on Manpower Inc. is available at http://www.manpower.com/ .
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