MILWAUKEE, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) announced today that Michael Van Handel will retire from his role as Senior Executive Vice President effective February 15, 2017. With Van Handel's retirement, the succession process that began with the February 2016 appointment of Jack McGinnis as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will be completed. Van Handel, who has served ManpowerGroup for 28 years, has continued to lead the organization's investor relations during this period. Following February 15, 2017, McGinnis will take on investor relations responsibility, continuing to report to Jonas Prising, Chairman & CEO.
"Our well-crafted succession plan from Mike to Jack has enabled us to achieve this important leadership transition while maintaining business momentum," said Prising. "I want to thank Mike for his wise counsel and recognize his tremendous track record of leadership, financial acumen and operational discipline, which have been invaluable to us for almost three decades. His significant contributions have positioned ManpowerGroup as a global leader in our industry. Looking ahead, I am excited about Jack's focus on further improving our financial performance and creating shareholder value."
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