Jonas Prising has been elected
to serve as ManpowerGroup's chief executive officer. Photo
submitted by ManpowerGroup.
MILWAUKEE – ManpowerGroup’s board of directors has elected Jonas
Prising to serve as the company’s fourth chief executive
officer, which becomes effective May 1.
Prising succeeds Jeff Joerres, who will become executive
chairman, according to a company statement.
Prising is currently president and executive vice president for
the Americas and Southern Europe for the Milwaukee-based global
staffing and recruitment company.
"Jonas has successfully led several of ManpowerGroup's key
businesses over his 15 years with the company," Joerres said.
"He started as the head our European sales organization and then
built our business in Italy, which is now over $1 billion in
revenue, while also leading the successful first global
rebranding of our company.”
Joerres became ManpowerGroup's chief executive officer in 1999
and was named chairman of the board in 2001, according to the
statement. As executive chairman, Joerres will be involved in
the business with a strong focus on clients and external
relationships, the statement said.