Adecco Engineering & Technical Honored by GE Healthcare Division

Award Recognizes Leading Recruitment & Workforce Solutions Provider’s Outstanding Client Service & Exceptional Productivity

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire/ — GE Healthcare recently presented Adecco’s Engineering & Technical division with the Productivity Award at the 2008 GE Healthcare Global Supplier Day held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Adecco is the world’s largest recruitment and workforce solutions provider ( ).

Presenting the award at the Pfister Hotel, Ralph Strosin, General Manager, Global Sourcing & Operations for GE Healthcare, stated, “As the single largest staffing supplier across GE Healthcare, Adecco has made a commitment to GE Healthcare’s success within the U.S. by providing an on-site team that engages directly with requestors, becoming intimately familiar with our environment and our staffing needs. They delivered significant deflation in 2007 in an inflationary labor environment and have guaranteed savings in 2008. Adecco ensures full compliance to the GE requirements, including co-employment rules, background checks, drug screens, etc.”

“GE Healthcare has 6,000 suppliers, so to be selected as one of the 13 recipients of this award is a tremendous honor,” said Jamie Parker, president and chief operating officer of Adecco E&T. “Their recognition in the productivity category is a testament to our commitment to efficiency, always striving to exceed the expectations of our clients.”

Adecco Engineering and Technical, an international scientific engineering company, consults with companies regarding their technological challenges, by matching them with experts and resources that are best adapted to their set of challenges.

About GE Healthcare:

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, performance improvement, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies is helping clinicians around the world re-imagine new ways to predict, diagnose, inform, treat and monitor disease, so patients can live their lives to the fullest.

GE Healthcare’s broad range of products and services enable healthcare providers to better diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, neurological diseases and other conditions earlier. Our vision for the future is to enable a new “early health” model of care focused on earlier diagnosis, pre-symptomatic disease detection and disease prevention. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a $17 billion unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) . Worldwide, GE Healthcare employs more than 46,000 people committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit our website at


Adecco is the workforce solutions leader in the United States and Canada, with a comprehensive service offering that includes temporary and contract staffing, permanent recruitment, outplacement and career services, recruitment process outsourcing, training and consulting.

In addition to its administrative, clerical and light industrial staffing services, Adecco operates the following specialty divisions:

— Engineering & Technical
— Finance & Accounting
— Information Technology
— Medical & Science
— Legal
— Human Capital Solutions
— Government Solutions
— Transportation

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH001213860) and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange with trading on virt-x (SWX/VIRT-X: ADEN) and Euronext Paris – Premier Marche (EURONEXT: ADE).

Additional information is available at the company’s website at

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