The Board of Directors will propose to elect Ms Rachel Duan as a new member of the Board of Directors for a tenure of one year ending after completion of the next AGM. Ms Duan (born 1970) is a Chinese national. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Business from Shanghai International Studies University, China and an MBA from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
Ms Duan is currently Senior Vice President of General Electric Company (“GE”) and President & CEO of GE’s Global Markets, where she is responsible for driving GE’s growth in global emerging markets, based in Shanghai. Ms Duan joined GE in 1996 and has worked at GE across multiple businesses in the USA, Japan and China. Since 2006, she has held senior leadership positions including CEO of GE Advanced Materials China and then Asia Pacific, CEO of GE Healthcare China, and CEO of GE China.
Ms Duan also serves as non-executive board member of AXA S.A., France.
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The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions company. We believe in making the future work for everyone, and every day enable more than 3.5 million careers. We skill, develop and hire talent in 60 countries, enabling organizations everywhere to embrace the future of work. As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that strengthens economies and builds better societies. Our culture of inclusivity, entrepreneurship and teamwork empowers our 35,000 employees, who voted us number 11 on the Great Place to Work® - World’s Best Workplaces 2019 list. The Adecco Group AG is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN) and powered by ten global lead brands: Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon, Spring Professional, Vettery and YOSS.