Who we are

Our strong team of 250+ colleagues specializes in building solutions that impact the world of work, connecting people to jobs all across Canada  
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Weekly Associates

We have an extensive pool of talented people working daily to keep your business running.


Clients served each week

We have a strong & loyal client base who trust us to effectively manage their hiring requirements.


Colleagues in Canada

We have specialized recruiters around the world, ready to help you.


Perm placements per month

We find permanent people to join your business for when and where you need them.



Our global reach means we are there for you, wherever you need it.

Our History

Since the beginning, we have envisioned a world of work in which everyone can find their ideal job, regardless of their educational background or experience. This revolutionary concept quickly gained traction amongst companies globally.

Since our inception in 1996, we have experienced tremendous growth and have maintained our commitment to providing cutting-edge staffing solutions to companies all over the world. Our dedication to excellence and customer service has made us a beacon in the human resources industry which will continue in the years to come.
In 1957, Adia is founded by Henri Lavanchy in Switzerland and quickly expanded to other markets by the 1960s. In 1964, Ecco is founded in France by Philippe Foriel-Destezet. 
Over the course of the 1970s, Adia went global, acquiring more than 85 companies in the process. Adia is also listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.
Ecco becomes France’s market leader. Adia continues to take huge leaps into new markets and saw sales top $1bn, becoming the European leader of temporary staffing.
Eccos sales reach number 2 globally, beating out Adia.
In 1996. Adia and Ecco join forces, becoming Adecco, and place more than 250,000 people a day.
Adecco continues to expand and becomes America’s largest recruitment company with revenue topping $11.6bn. Adecco creates three distinct business units to serve the different needs of the market .
2020's and beyond
Adecco continues acquiring leading recruitment companies as well as numerous technology-enabled training and recruitment platforms including EZRA, QAPA, Vettery, General Assembly, and Hired  

Tanya Cerniuk

Country Head, Adecco Canada

Tanya Cerniuk was appointed Head of Business Operations, Adecco Canada in 2023 following her role as Vice President, Sales for Adecco Canada.
With 20+ years of experience, Tanya is a Senior Executive with a solid track record of leading teams to drive superior performance in business development, customer success, marketing and operations. She is passionate about leadership, in the development of people, and consistently ensures her teams feel empowered and supported to deliver an exceptional experience for their internal and external customers.
Prior to joining Adecco, Tanya was leading National Teams in the Food and Facilities Management industry and brings with her overall Strategic and Change Management Skills to deliver measurable results through inspiring people to be the best version of themselves. Her experience includes a cross-section of service-related industries, supporting clients in vertical segments across Corporate Organizations, Healthcare, Senior Living, and Government. The primary focus for Tanya has always been to ensure win-win partnerships with Customers by taking a consultative approach to understanding what is important to them and supporting this by providing value beyond our core services.
Tanya is a graduate from York University with an Honours Degree in Marketing, and subsequently has achieved her Certificate in the WFF Executive Leadership Program from Northwestern University and the Kellogg School of Management.
Tanya Cerniuk


  Meet our leadership team  

Gary Hayman
Gary Hayman
Sr. Director, Human Resources

Passionate about building an organization that attracts and retains the best talent, Gary actively cultivates a culture that enables the achievement of strategic business plans and supports colleagues in achieving their career best. He brings over 25 years of management and executive human resource experience working with Fortune 1 companies, connecting people with purpose within organizations. As a mentor and coach, Gary engages talent to realize their full potential while driving results.

Amy Clemens
Amy Clemens
Director, Operations

Having started her career with Adecco in the newly formed Centralized Payroll Team, Amy mastered our Associate Payroll and Client Billing functions. From there, she moved into a high-performing Branch servicing small, medium and our large clients with an emphasis on both Client and Candidate experience. In her current role leading the Operations department which includes our contract compliance, implementation, tools and reporting and Operation Excellence specialists, Amy has advanced experience in the testing and implementing of new tools and best practices and promotes continuous improvement with a people-first approach.

Tori Moore
Tori Moore
Vice President, Permanent Recruitment & RPO

Tori is a seasoned Sales Executive with over 25 years in sales and recruiting, specializing in exceeding growth targets by building top-tier teams. Her leadership is marked by earning trust and fostering collaboration to achieve objectives at all levels. Tori’s dynamic energy and growth mindset enhance organizational value, focusing on empowering and inspiring individuals to excel. Committed to the power of teamwork and strong relationships, she is poised to lead Adecco's permanent placement search team to new heights and oversee the RPO practice, merging her sales and operational expertise to deliver tailored, recruitment solutions for clients across Canada.

Anne-Marie Lanthier
Anne-Marie Lanthier
Vice President, Quebec

Anne-Marie is a dynamic professional with 26 years of sales and management experience in the staffing industry. Over her career span, Anne-Marie has led critical projects in enabling market growth and performance excellence and has won numerous awards for her performance.

Andrea Mancini
Andrea Mancini
Vice President, Sales

A collaborative peer, mentor, and coach to many, she constantly seeks and infuses new ideas and approaches for the business with over 20+ years of sales and staffing experience, Andrea leads with empathy, ensuring her team's accountability and excellence. Her passion for sales methodology is inspiring and consistently reinforced throughout the sales process. With Adecco for 8 years, Andrea started as a National Sales Executive and became a top seller multiple years before being promoted to Director of Sales in 2020.

Eileen Gittens
Eileen Gittens
Vice President, Staffing

Eileen Gittens is an accomplished strategic and transformative leader with over 18 years in the Staffing Industry where she has extensive experience leading and inspiring purpose driven teams that deliver top talent and best in class workforce solutions to our clients. As an agile executive, she is known for her ability to build high performing teams, finding and implementing innovative strategies to attract talent to deliver on-time to our clients, and develop the markets that we are invested in.

Nicolette Mueller
Nicolette Mueller
Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Nicolette, who specializes in employment law, skillfully manages three roles with our company: in-house counsel, HR team leader, and Privacy Officer. She is responsible for ensuring best practices in HR and representing Adecco in legal matters. She also conducts harassment and discrimination investigations, and advocates on behalf of the staffing industry regarding various legislative proposals. Before joining Adecco in 2005, Nicolette practiced in a top-tier law firm. She has a BA from the University of Western Ontario and a law degree from the University of Ottawa. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996.

John Cappelli
John Cappelli
Vice President, Onsite Managed Services

John has worked within the Staffing and Recruiting industry for over 20 years and during that period has taken on numerous roles and responsibilities. Some of these include: Staffing Specialist, Permanent Recruitment Consultant, Branch Manager, Director of Operations and presently is the VP for the Onsite Managed Services Team. John thrives in high volume, fast paced engagements, and his vast and varied experience is bolstered by a commitment to his clients’ success and the value he can add to that end. John has received his CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) from our governing body ACSESS, and complimented his operational experience by obtaining his CSSGB from Villanova University.

Doug Hamlyn
Doug Hamlyn
Vice President, Finance

Doug has 20 years of accounting and finance leadership in the staffing industry. His portfolio includes accounting and finance, health and safety, and, real estate. Compliance, business controls, process improvement, and client support are his priorities for both Adecco and Roevin, our engineering and IT brand. Under his adept finance leadership, Adecco Canada has enjoyed a market leadership position of growth in sales and profitability. Doug is a Chartered Professional Accountant, has an MBA from Schulich School of Business and a B.Eng from Memorial University. He joined Adecco in 2005.

Christine Marinho
Christine Marinho
Vice President, Marketing

With 20+ years of digital marketing and recruitment experience, Christine is responsible for the end-to-end digital transformation of Adecco Canada. A born leader, her expertise lies at the intersection of delivering results via high-impact, creative marketing strategies and sustaining high-performance teams with a positive work culture. Since joining The Adecco Group in 2015, she has been instrumental in launching two brands and increasing website traffic and conversion rate while simultaneously minimizing cost. Christine was the 2020-2021 Ambassador of our global wellness program, Win4Youth.

Theresa Bell
Theresa Bell
Head of Centralized Delivery

Theresa Bell holds over 24 years of experience in the staffing industry and has progressed her career through various roles from recruiter to Strategic Services Delivery Manager in our Operations team prior to taking on her most recent role as Head of Centralized Delivery. A leader focused on providing solutions and efficiencies that benefit both our internal and external stakeholders Theresa takes pride in continuing to enhancing the candidate experience by exploring new ways of working.


At Adecco, we believe that people of all genders, races, ages, and abilities should be given the opportunity to reach their potential and succeed. Our programs are created to promote a workplace that is truly diverse in thought, skills, and perspectives.

We strive to ensure that everyone has access to the same resources and opportunities, regardless of their background, and are committed to providing an environment in which all individuals can thrive.

Win4Youth: The Win4Youth program unites Adecco Group employees, associates, and clients to promote their well-being, while raising funds for disadvantaged children & young people.

Aspire Academy

Gain new skills and invest in your career development - for free. Learn more about the upskilling opportunities available to you and how to get started whenever you are ready.

Forklift Upskilling Program

Exceptional general labour associates can become certified forklift operators and move into higher paying positions.

Partnering for impact

To help advance our diversity, equity and inclusion goals, we’re partnering with some of the country’s biggest drivers for DEI—because we know that we’re stronger together.


As part of The Adecco Group, Adecco is joined by a diverse group of companies with a powerful mission - making the future work for everyone. Our collective services help people fulfill – and exceed – their potential, building employability and connecting people with opportunities. From end-to-end digital recruitment, executive search and coaching and beyond, we all work under a firm commitment to operate responsibly and build a better world of work for all.
The fastest and most reliable digital job matching marketplace.
A fully digital staffing service, delivering jobs on demand across industries.
The most efficient way to fill tech and sales roles today.
Delivering organizations tech, engineering expertise, and talent services.
The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions for in-demand skills.
Enabling workforce transformation, reskilling & upskilling, and talent placement.
Your advantages with Adecco
  • ADO_icon_web__60 countries

    62 Countries

  • ADOiconweb50 Clients

    1000s of Clients

  • ADO_icon_web__450 Locations

    3,800 Locations

  • ADO_icon_web__70 000 Workers

    660,000 People on assignment