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Sarah De Donder, new ManpowerGroup BeLux HR Director

Brussels, 07 May 2013 – Sarah De Donder has joined the ManpowerGroup BeLux Management Committee as Human Resources Director for the Manpower, Experis and ManpowerGroup Solutions brands. She replaces Eric Bruyninckx who is retiring.

Sarah De Donder, 36, is a graduate of ICHEC where she received a Master in Commercial and Financial Sciences with a specialisation in human resources. She has acquired strong experience in the organisation and management of talent in international business.  She was Human Resources Director for the Benelux at Kellogs from 2011 to 2013 and was an HR business partner for different Pfizer business units from 2004 to 2011. 

Her mission at ManpowerGroup will consist in implementing an HR strategy to meet the many challenges of the Human Age in which uncertainty and change have become the new standards of the work world. To accomplish this, Sarah will emphasise individual development, collaborative models and innovation for the benefit of clients and candidates. "This will enable us to maximise the value of our good practices and the expertise available in our different speciality areas for the benefit of all clients regardless of their business sector." 

She will be responsible for the commercial network employees of ManpowerGroup's brands and for the experts delegated to client projects, that is, over a thousand people in all.

“What I find most appealing at ManpowerGroup is the way in which its employees in Belgium and around the world take action to create solutions that meet a wide spectrum of human resource needs by adapting to the corporate culture of each client.  This implies a very strong vision of the current and future challenges of the work place."

Sarah is also very familiar with the HR resources services sector.  At the beginning of her career, she worked four years as an HR consultant at Randstad where she gained substantial field knowledge and experience.

About ManpowerGroup™

ManpowerGroup™ (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, creates and delivers high-impact solutions that enable our clients to achieve their business goals and enhance their competitiveness. With 65 years of experience, our $21 billion company creates unique time to value through a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions that help clients win in the Human Age. These solutions cover an entire range of talent-driven needs from recruitment and assessment, training and development, and career management, to outsourcing and workforce consulting. ManpowerGroup maintains the world's largest and industry-leading network of nearly 3,500 offices in 80 countries and territories, generating a dynamic mix of an unmatched global footprint with valuable insight and local expertise to meet the needs of its 400,000 clients per year, across all industry sectors, small and medium-sized enterprises, local, multinational and global companies. By connecting our deep understanding of human potential to the ambitions of clients, ManpowerGroup helps the organizations and individuals we serve achieve more than they imagined — because their success leads to our success. And by creating these powerful connections, we create power that drives organizations forward, accelerates personal success and builds more sustainable communities. We help power the world of work. The ManpowerGroup suite of solutions is offered through ManpowerGroup™ Solutions, Manpower®, Experis™ and Right Management®. www.manpowergroup.be.

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