The Board of Directors of the Adecco Group announced that following a carefully planned succession process, it has named Denis Machuel as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to succeed Alain Dehaze on July 1, 2022. The transition will take place following a month-long handover period during June.
Denis Machuel (58) is a highly experienced and proven international CEO, with a leadership background in global business services as well as in technology and engineering consulting. Machuel was most recently Group CEO of Sodexo, a people focussed business with more than 400,000 employees in 56 countries.
Under his leadership, Sodexo turned around underperforming segments, drove a digital and data transformation of the legacy core businesses and strengthened execution, leading to improved growth. Before becoming Group CEO, Machuel held several global leadership positions at Sodexo, including CEO of two of the Company’s business units, as well as Group Chief Digital Officer. Prior to Sodexo, Machuel spent 16 years with Altran Group. He was CEO of Altran technologies and later assumed executive leadership of Group offshore strategy and operations. Machuel was appointed to the Board of Directors of Kyndryl in 2021. He will be based in Zurich.