Agile-1 Announces Mr. Francois de Yrigoyen as New Country Manager for France

TORRANCE, CA, October 01 2015Agile-1, a global workforce management solutions company, is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. François de Yrigoyen as country manager to lead its operations in France.  In his role, Mr. de Yrigoyen will be responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day operations, client relationships, and business development strategies for Agile-1’s primary business services solutions,  managed services programs (MSP) and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). In addition,  Mr. de Yrigoyen will  direct the market strategies for Agile-1’s proprietary technologies which include: vendor management system (VMS), statement of work (SOW), independent contractor compliance (ICC)  and applicant tracking system (ATS).

Mr. de Yrigoyen  has over 25 years of international management experience and has held executive positions with some of the world’s leading companies including: American Express, CC-Hubwoo and Steelcase. In 2008, he was the sales director at Manpower Group – France, the company’s largest single market, where his team was responsible for over $2.2 billion in annual revenue. In 2011, Mr. deYrigoyen became the vice president of sales and marketing for Manpower Group’s North Asia business where he was in charge of the sales strategy across mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.

“This is an exciting time to be part of the Agile-1 team,” said Mr. de Yrigoyen. “The complex labor laws in France make it one of the most challenging countries in the EU to engage workers. As a result, there is a growing demand in the region for the kind of innovative solutions Agile-1 provides to improve compliance and efficiency. Companies are looking to partner with providers like Agile-1 that can offer thought leadership, innovative technology and effective workforce management strategies.”

“The combination of his industry expertise and ability to build relationships with mulit-national companies makes Mr. de Yrigoyen the perfect choice to lead our efforts in France,” said Mr. Peter Carvalho, President of Agile-1. “His achievements in his past roles gives us great confidence in his ability to expand Agile-1’s global footprint in the region.”

The Agile-1 offices for the France market are located at 121 avenue des Champs Elysées, 75008 Paris, France.

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Agile-1’s consultative approach solves workforce challenges by combining innovative talent procurement technologies and programs, with experienced industry professionals to deliver a suite of total workforce solutions. We maximize the value of our customers' workforce, decreasing liability and overhead associated with human capital management. Workforce challenges. Solved.

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