French born, Valérie joined the Adecco Group as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and member of the Executive Committee in November 2020. Valerie comes with 30 years of experience in the Tech industry. Before joining the Adecco Group, Valerie served as Chief Marketing Officer for Microsoft US, leading the marketing function across the region’s B2B portfolio. Her career at Microsoft spanned 23 years, during which time she held various senior leadership roles driving WW and regional businesses across North America, Asia and Europe. Since January 2015, Valerie has been Vice President of the French Foreign Trade Advisors, a voluntary position that uses her experience to promote France’s economic presence around the world. She has also been a director and board member at Orange – the leading European Telco – since May 2022. Valerie holds an English Masters’ Degree and an International Sales Degree.
Valérie is passionate about diversity and inclusion, and empowering women in leadership. She has also volunteered as a business mentor for NGOs focused on fighting poverty through education, such as Gawad Kalinga in the Philippines or Passerelles Numeriques in Cambodia and Vietnam.
Outside of work, she’s recharging her energy through regular Pilates practice, taking walks with her dog, Cherry Bomb, reading, and cooking for friends. She loves spending time with her family and reuniting with her daughter and son who live in the US. She loves the outdoors: hiking in the Swiss mountains or sailing in Brittany.