ManpowerGroup to speak at 14 World Economic Forum

Special to The Freeman

Jan. 9. 2014

Jeff Joerres, chairman and CEO, will lead ManpowerGroup's delegation at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland
Photo submitted by ManpowerGroup

MILWAUKEE ManpowerGroup, the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, will lead discussions at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, according to a company statement.

Milwaukee-based ManpowerGroup will advise business leaders at the World Economic Forum, to be held Jan. 22 to 25, on how they can successfully address the evolving macroeconomic forces that are putting pressure on the work world, according to the statement.

This marks the 10th year of ManpowerGroup's strategic partnership with WEF.

"The full weight of the trends ManpowerGroup identified previously are felt by labor markets, employers, economies and employees," said Jeffrey A. Joerres, ManpowerGroup chairman and CEO. "What keeps a company relevant in today's unpredictable environment, and is essential to their success and sustainability, is the ability to remain agile and flexible in the face of constant economic shifts.

Joerres will lead the WEF Davos session titled "Solving the Employment Equation, which will discuss ways to reduce structural unemployment, improve employment globally and create environments that promote entrepreneurship.

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