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 Supplier Partnership

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.

Jenna Dobbins – Interim Head of Human Resources

Jenna joined Pontoon in October 2013 as Human Resources Manager bringing over 15 years of HR experience. Jenna has played an instrumental role in the global Pontoon HR and has demonstrable success driving strategic projects. Jenna is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Lee Humphrey – Midmarket Business Lead, North America

Lee leads Pontoon’s US Midmarket business.  He has 5 years of experience with Pontoon in a variety of roles including global experience working successfully in the product development, and project management teams.  He is passionate about building workforce solutions which can grow with our customers and are ready for the evolving workforce landscape.  Prior to Pontoon, he played professional basketball for 8 years and won 2 NCAA basketball national championships.  Lee lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

Jon Walker – Midmarket Business Lead, UK & Ireland

Jon joined Pontoon in 2013. With 20+ years of experience delivering large scale Talent Solutions in both the Public and Private Sectors his track record in Executive Search, Contingent, Permanent along with the provision of Services Procurement solutions have helped him develop extensive and progressive Talent Solutions for clients, globally. Jon is based in London, UK.

Gregoire Letsis – Midmarket Business Lead, France, Benelux, Nordics & Switzerland

Gregoire has been with Pontoon since November 2018 and has strong experience in audit, finance and BPO. Prior to joining the Adecco Group, Gregoire had entrepreneurial experience with almost 10 years in the HR solutions space leading MSP/RPO/VMS/BPO activities. He is in charge of transforming and accelerating business within the European Region across our ecosystem. Gregoire is based in Paris, France.

Manuel Fink – Midmarket Business Lead, Germany

Manuel Fink joined the Adecco Group in 2000 and since 2018 he has been responsible for Pontoon Germany. The focus of his career to date has been on HR services, BPO, outsourcing and Master Vendor delivery.  Manuel has extensive experience in change management and in building strategic business relationships in joint venture models. Manuel is passionate about customer development and job specific qualification, so much so that he founded an academy  in 2010.

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.

Karin Selfors – Segment Head of Consumer Products, Life Sciences and Industrial

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.

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.

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.

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