Adecco Group appoints chief human resources officer
The Adecco Group has announced the appointment of Shanthi Flynn as chief human resources officer and member of the executive committee, as of 1st March 2016.
Flynn has almost 30 years’ experience of leading human resource functions and building teams up to regional level across multiple countries in Europe and Asia. In her most recent position, from 2010 to 2015, Flynn was senior vice president human resources of Walmart Asia, based in Hong Kong. In this role, she led the HR team for Walmart’s retail businesses, which employs close to 150,000 people in more than 800 stores in the region.
Alain Dehaze, Adecco Group CEO, commented, “I’m delighted to welcome Shanthi Flynn to the Adecco team. She has built a very strong international track record across a variety of companies and industries spanning retail, healthcare and manufacturing. Shanthi Flynn brings extensive experience in talent development and leadership. Together with Adecco’s strong HR organisation, she will continue working on our commitment to make Adecco Group globally a great place to work, focusing on engagement as one of our Group strategic priorities”.
Flynn said, “I am excited about joining such a great team and look forward to helping individuals, teams and the business realise their potential and be even more successful”.