Global Leadership Team

Our team reflects our wider business. We are global, diverse and live our core values daily. We all share a mutual passion for experience, architecting the best solutions in the market and mostly, being customer-obsessed in our style and approach.
Corinne Ripoche – President

Responsible for the overall strategy of Pontoon, Corinne and her team have transformed our business from a regionally managed operational structure to an industry-aligned model, delivering globally with local expertise. Her passion for creating the best experience has led to the expansion of the consulting, OPEX and technology teams as we renew focus on our customer-centric approach. As a result, Pontoon has been re-energised as an undisputed leader in the industry and a trusted advisor to our customers and partners. Corinne’s entrepreneurial spirit and focus are reflected with the implementation of the four core values which all Pontooners live by; Be a Game Changer, Play Collectively, Act like a Warrior and Be a Growth Hacker. Corinne is based in New York.

Paul Scholtemeijer – Chief Financial Officer

Paul joined Pontoon as Global CFO in 2019, bringing 15 years of financial experience in the profession. Having lived and worked in the US and Europe, Paul’s experience includes VP of Finance at CEVA Logistics, a highly complex organisation with annual revenues of over $7B and as an Audit leader at KPMG. He is based in Jacksonville, Florida

Laurent Benkemoun – Head of Growth Operations

As a qualified Aerospace Engineer, Laurent’s background in complex design makes him the ideal person to lead the Growth Operations team. They are dedicated to architecting, implementing and augmenting our programs and partnerships, with the objective of accelerating performance and innovation. Recognised by SIA’s 40 under 40 list in 2018 for his focus on improving the overall customer experience through disruptive technology, his group combines market-leading software solutions with a Six Sigma approach to process in order to deliver the best solutions in the market. Laurent is based in San Francisco, California.

Nadia Schlatter – Head of Transformation & Delivery

Nadia joined Pontoon from the Adecco Group in 2019 where she led the Business Intelligence & Strategic Initiatives department within the Group’s Strategy & Finance team. Prior to joining the Adecco Group, Nadia worked in strategy consulting with Boston Consulting Group, focusing on large scale transformation programs with clients across various industries and countries. This background makes her perfectly placed for her current position where she is responsible for maintaining an optimised delivery model across our global business units and shared service centres. Nadia is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Terri Lewis – Head of Human Resources

Providing strategic HR leadership, Terri has created an organisation which is people-centric, attracting and developing the best talent so we can continue to be revered as a leading ‘Great Place to Work’. Terri is a recognised global HR leader and has a variety of industry awards to prove it. She is as a multi-year Global HR Superstar and also a National Diversity Council Glass Ceiling Award winner. Terri also sits on a number of advisory boards, including HRO Today and is an active participant in her local community through the Wolfson Children’s Hospital and as a board member for Changing Homelessness. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

Lee Baldwin – Head of Segment, Financial Services

Lee has been with Pontoon for 10 years, holding multiple leadership roles within our financial services programs. Experienced at driving cross-regional and global workforce strategy and innovation for highly complex clients, he has a passion for developing teams and creating career development opportunities. Lee was an Adecco Win4Youth Ambassador in 2015. He is originally from the UK and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Rishi Kapoor – Head of Segment, Technology and Communications

Rishi brings over 20 years of experience in the technology and outsourcing sector to his role. During his time at GE, Convergys and Dell he led large scale outsourcing engagements internationally, as such he is well-positioned to consult and advise our global customers across his market segment. Rishi has significant experience in emerging markets. This is ideal as expansion in India, China and other burgeoning territories play a strong role in the development of his portfolio, as a majority of our customer base has growing operations in these regions. He is based in Singapore.

Karin Selfors – Head of Segment, Consumer Products & Retail

Karin has been with the Adecco Group since 2008, initially overseeing Investor Relations from our Global Headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland. She joined Pontoon in 2013, relocating to the USA where her previous role saw her leading the Global Business Development team. As Head of Segment, Karin uses her motivation for innovation and excellence to deliver the best experience to our customers. Karin was a Win4Youth Ambassador in 2015. She is Swiss / Canadian and is located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Terri Manley – Head of Segment, Life Sciences & Industrial

Terri has over 25 years of solution and staffing industry experience, across both sales and operations and various industries and geographies. She spent four years in Europe, successfully growing our business in new markets with notable success in emerging European countries and the Middle East. Now back in the USA, Terri uses her background to drive a fast-paced segment, leading and developing global teams to support her customer base. She is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Guillaume Lhomel – Head of Information Technology

With more than 13 years’ experience in the Human Resources industry, Guillaume has led major IT transformation programs for The Adecco Group, resulting in high levels of rationalisation and standardisation in solutions and infrastructure. Thanks to his leadership, Guillaume now leads our global IT organisation focussing on digital transformation and best-in-class support of cornerstone technologies for both internal colleagues and external customers. Guillaume is based in Lyon, France.

Jan Jacob – Head of Product, SOW & Supplier Partnership

Jan leads the development of Product, SOW and Supplier Partnership. His team works across all of our business services to ensure our MSP, RXO, SOW and Supplier Partnership models lead the market now and are ready for tomorrow. As a fluent speaker of five languages, Jan is ideally positioned to lead his truly global team and work with our many customers and partners (frequently) in the language of their choosing. Jan is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Jonathan Stokoe – Head of Marketing Operations & Analytics

With a successful track record of 15 years in the HR Solutions space, Jonny is an expert in the sector with deep experience across solution design, implementation, sourcing, analytics, technology and delivery. In 2018 Jonny spearheaded Pontoon’s launch of RXO as a new offering to augment the traditional RPO model. The growth of this customer-centric approach is continuing in his newly created role leading Marketing Operations and Analytics. Recognised as a thought leader by SIA in the 40 under 40 list in 2019, Jonny is located in Atlanta, Georgia.