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SOURCE Adecco Group North America
Russell, President of Adecco Staffing US, To Receive Corporate Innovator Award
MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecco Group North America, part of the world leader in recruitment and workforce solutions, is proud to announce that Joyce Russell, president of Adecco Staffing US, has been honored with The Committee of 200 (C200) 2013 Corporate Innovator Luminary Award.
The award, which will be presented to Russell at a private reception in New York City this afternoon, is one of the four annually presented by C200, an invitation-only, global organization composed of the world's most successful female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. With a primary mission of fostering, celebrating and advancing women's leadership in business, C200 is committed to ensuring that women will continue to play an increasingly significant and larger role in business and leadership.
Russell was selected as the recipient of the Corporate Innovator Luminary Award based on her impressive 25 year career at Adecco Staffing. In her time with the organization, Russell has held roles through all levels and is currently charged with leading Adecco Group North America's largest piece of business in the United States with over 450 branches, 1,850 colleagues and diverse portfolio of clients, including virtually all of the Fortune 500. As the most senior ranking woman in the United States staffing industry, Russell has firmly established her reputation and talent for colleague development and client collaboration and constantly strives for personal and professional growth while remaining focused on developing the best team in the industry and maintaining the strongest client and candidate relationships in the business.
"We are proud to honor and celebrate Joyce's incredible achievements as this year's recipient of the Corporate Innovator award," said Kathryn Swintek, Chair of The Committee of 200 and Managing Partner of Golden Seeds Fund 2.
"The C200 Foundation provides critical support and inspiration to women across a continuum of high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels and into the corporate workplace," said C200 Foundation Chair and Little Farm Company CEO, Larraine Segil. "We are proud to pay tribute to Joyce and her outstanding success and extraordinary accomplishments in her field."
"I am so honored to be recognized by The Committee of 200 with the Corporate Luminary Award," noted Russell. "In my 25 years at Adecco, I've been so fortunate to grow in a role that I love, and to be acknowledged by such an outstanding group of female business leaders is truly a special moment in my career."
About Adecco Staffing US
Adecco Staffing US is the nation's leading provider of recruitment and workforce solutions. We are the pre-eminent workforce management partner for Fortune 500 companies and career advisement expert for American workers, serving all of the key industries and professions that drive our economy forward. Adecco has over 900 career centers and, on any given day, connects 70,000 talented workers to the best job opportunities across the country, making us one of America's largest employers. Please visit us at www.adeccousa.com.
About Adecco Group North America:
Every day we provide our clients with the talent they need, and help solve the business challenges they face today – and will encounter tomorrow. Our clients rely on us for a wide range of workforce solutions including:
With over 200 founding members, the group now includes 400+ women executives serving at the highest levels within successful private and public companies. By sharing their success with one another and with future leaders, C200 is creating lasting, meaningful positive change.
Contact: Vannessa Almeida, Vannessa.Almeida@adeccona.com, 727-743-7191
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