The Adecco Group names Marco Valsecchi as country manager & MD


Valsecchi will take over from Priyanshu Singh, who led the company for the past two years.

The Adecco Group has appointed Marco Valsecchi as the country manager & MD for India. In his new role, Valsecchi will oversee the general staffing, professional staffing, spring professional and Lee Hecht Harrison businesses in India.

Valsecchi will take over from Priyanshu Singh, who led the company for the past two years. Having joined the Company in June 2017 as the chief financial officer, Valsecchi will continue to oversee the role in the interim.

He will be based in the Company’s head office in Bangalore. In his previous role, Valsecchi served as the managing director, Punkt, in Lugano, Switzerland.

“His proven expertise in finance and operations has made him an invaluable asset to our company. Marco is a proven leader with a deep understanding of our business operations and a clear vision for the future. All of us at Adecco are confident of his ability to oversee and manage country operations as we continue to move forward and grow,” said Ian Lee, regional head, Asia Pacific, The Adecco Group.

He joined Randstad in 2007 as senior M&A business controller and worked across geographies including Netherlands, India and Italy in various capacities. In his nine-year stint at Randstad, Valsecchi worked in India for three years as the country chief financial officer. In the initial years, he worked with Nextra Investment Management and Morgan Stanley.

Talking about his plans, Valsecchi says, “The focus in the coming quarters will be to drive a significant transformation in the Company and to ensure it becomes more client and candidate centric. I look forward to working with the rest of the Adecco leadership team to create value for our employees, clients and candidates, with opportunities to continue to grow as part of a dynamic company.”

Valsecchi holds an MBA degree from Babson College (Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business).

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