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Joyce Russell, Guest Author

Joyce Russell, President Adecco Staffing US


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Joyce Russell

Joyce Russell

As the President of Adecco Staffing US, Joyce is charged with leading Adecco Group North America’s largest piece of business in the United States, with over $2.5 billion in revenues, 450 branch offices, 1,850 colleagues, and a diverse portfolio of clients, including virtually all of the Fortune 500. Adecco Staffing includes the clerical, engineering & technical, light industrial, and medical & science lines of business.

Joyce’s career with Adecco spans an impressive 25 years. Since joining the company in 1987 and working her way up through Adecco, Joyce has held roles through all levels of the organization while leading talented teams that have consistently delivered outstanding performance results through sales, service, operations and financial management.

As the most senior ranking woman in the United States staffing industry, Joyce has firmly established her reputation and talent for colleague development and client collaboration. She constantly strives for growth both personally and professionally while remaining focused on developing the best team in the industry and maintaining the strongest client and candidate relationships in the business.

Joyce’s inspiration comes from the people she works with as well as her relentless drive and dedication. As a passionate and strategic leader, Joyce was named one of "The 10 Most Intriguing People in Staffing" by Staffing Industry Review Magazine in 2009.

Joyce has participated in executive programs at the Harvard Business School and INSEAD, one of the world's leading graduate business schools, in Fountainebleau, France. In addition to her work, Joyce was selected as one of two Adecco USA employees to be an official torch runner at the Olympic Games in Sydney, is a member of the Committee of 200 and has attended Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit.

Joyce holds a degree in Business and Communications from Baylor University. Joyce and her husband David live in Charlotte, North Carolina and have two sons.

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