TROY, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 09/06/13 --
Kelly Services, (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a leading provider of workforce solutions, announces the appointment of Natalia Shuman to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Kelly's operations in EMEA and APAC. Ms. Shuman fills the executive position vacated by Leif Agnéus, who resigned (effective September 1) in order to devote time to a variety of volunteer efforts and humanitarian causes. Mr. Agnéus, who is credited with streamlining Kelly's EMEA and APAC operations and returning them to profitability, will remain with Kelly in an advisory capacity through the end of 2013.
"The progress that Leif and his team have made in EMEA and APAC will continue under Natalia's leadership," said George Corona, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Kelly Services. "As an experienced executive in global talent workforce solutions, Natalia has insight into emerging customer needs, and deep involvement with global customers to build strong and sustainable partnerships. She will seamlessly provide the direction and innovative solutions that our clients, and employees, associate with Kelly."
Ms. Shuman's career with Kelly Services spans all three regions of the Company through a variety of progressive leadership positions. She joined Kelly in 1997 and was responsible for successfully launching Kelly's recruitment business in the Moscow market. Several years later, Ms. Shuman moved to New York to launch Kelly's Wall Street office and manage several branches in the New York area.
In 2005, she joined Kelly's global client relationships team, where she was responsible for developing and executing solutions for Fortune 100 clients. Since 2008, Ms. Shuman has been managing global account teams and developing global programs for Kelly. In 2011, she moved to Singapore to focus on strategy and solutions for Kelly's large accounts in APAC. For the past two years, Ms. Shuman has been serving as both Vice President of Global Solutions and Chief Operating Officer of Kelly's North Asia joint venture, TS Kelly Workforce Solutions. She will retain her position as COO of the joint venture in addition to her new role.
Ms. Shuman completed a dual Global Executive MBA program through Columbia University and the London Business School, and graduated with distinction from St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, Russia, with a B.S. in Finance. She will continue to be based in Singapore, but will be spending time at Kelly's Neuchâtel headquarters with her EMEA leadership team.
About Kelly Services
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provides employment to more than 560,000 employees annually. Revenue in 2012 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Download The Talent Project, a free iPad® app by Kelly Services.
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