Adecco RPO Continues Strong Market Expansion

Global RPO Leader Adds New Products And Services, And Names Key Individuals To Executive Management Team

Jun 30, 2010, 09:00 ET from Adecco RPO

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecco's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) division, part of Adecco SA, the world's leading recruitment and workforce solutions provider, today is pleased to announce that it has named several industry veterans to key executive management roles, and has expanded into new verticals.

Joining Adecco RPO is Lydia Wilson, who will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Business Development.  Lydia has a progressively tenured career including Global business development responsibility for top human resources services and technology companies.  In addition to Lydia, Kim Davis will be named to Senior Vice President, Program Management, Mir Ali will be named Vice President, Information Technology, Elaine Nicol will be named Vice President, Implementation and Consulting, and Erica Blake will be named Finance Director.

Adecco RPO has also expanded its product and services to include a proprietary applicant tracking system (ATS), proprietary candidate relationship management (CRM) technology and services, and proprietary talent supply and demand planning technology and services.  These new products are fully integrated with Adecco RPO services and are exclusively available to Adecco RPO customers.

Government, Defense, and Government Contractors are in need of talent solutions, and Adecco RPO has responded by organizing a Government RPO Solutions Practice that will be headed up by Michael Palmer, Senior Vice President, Government RPO Solutions.  Michael joins Adecco RPO with a successful track record of RPO experience, as well as government contracting experience. Adecco's Government RPO Solutions is based in Reston, Virginia.  

Charles Eye has also been named Vice President, Client Relations for the Government RPO Solutions Practice.  Charles is the former founder of Employer Services Corporation, which is now part of Adecco RPO.  Charles and his management team have remained with Adecco RPO to, in part, form Adecco's Government RPO Solutions Practice.  

"I am very proud of our expanding RPO footprint, key additions to our executive management team, and promotions of tenured individuals to key management roles," said Michael Beygelman, President, RPO Solutions, North America. "I am confident that our continued commitment to being an employer of choice for our colleagues is an integral part of why our customers acknowledged our exceptional customer service by for voting us as the #1 RPO in the industry in a recent Orbys Black Book of Sourcing survey."

Adecco RPO sponsors key industry events like HCI Government Talent Management Summit, HRO Summit, RPO Summit, SHRM, and others.  For additional information about Adecco RPO products and services please visit


The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world's leading provider of HR solutions. With over 28,000 FTE employees and more than 5,500 offices, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, consulting and outplacement. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605), with listings on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN) and on Euronext in France (ADE).


Adecco RPO, a member of Adecco Solutions and part of the Adecco Group, leads the recruitment process outsourcing industry in terms of scale, size, flexibility, customer service, and customer satisfaction. Datamonitor, Orbys Black Book of Sourcing, has recognized Adecco RPO as the #1 RPO in the industry in 2009.  Adecco RPO has also been named to the HRO Today Bakers Dozen list of RPO firms for five consecutive years.

We deliver industry-vertical solutions for the following sectors: financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, life sciences, information technology, energy, manufacturing, logistics and transport, retail, telecommunications, business services, public sector, and others.

Operational expertise:

  • Professional recruiting and hard-to-fill skill sets
  • High volume hourly and part-time employee recruitment
  • Rapid deployment of RPO programs
  • Candidate processing and OFCCP/EEO compliance
  • Reducing 3rd party agency spend
  • On-demand RPO solutions

Functional areas of expertise:

  • Taleo, Peopleclick, Oracle, PeopleSoft, AIRS, Broadlook, Avature, TalentSeeker, HireVue, etc.
  • Defense, Government Agencies, and Government Contractor recruitment programs
  • Employee outreach and brand development
  • Research, talent scouting, sourcing, screening and selection
  • Interview management, offer management, and on-boarding
  • Requisitions management and recruitment administration
  • Infrastructure and recruitment technology integration

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