Who is Philippe Foriel-Destezet?
Philippe Foriel Destezet was is the founder of Adecco. He was born on September 12, 1935. He died in Lyon on June 27, 2021. He was married to Aline Foriel-Destezet, they had 4 children including a daughter named Alix.
The Adecco Group is one of the world’s largest Human Resources providers. It was founded as Ecco by Philippe Foriel Destezet in 1964. In the 1990s he merged his company with the Swiss agency Adia Interim and created Adecco.
Addeco now has more than 34,000 employees and realizes annual sales of more than $22 billion. It is active in more than 50 countries. Each day the company employs 700,000 people in temporary staffing contracts.
Philippe stepped down as chairman in 2005 and was honorary chairman until his death.
To our surprise, not many mainstream websites (such as Forbes, or Wikipedia) are aware of his death. Although we did find several publications about his passing (June 2021) on French websites, including sites linked to Adecco.
Philippe Foriel-Destezet Net Worth
His net worth was $2.8 billion. He still owned 5.5% of the shares in Adecco through his Luxembourg holding company Akila.
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Philippe Foriel-Destezet House
He lived with his wife Aline Foriel-Destezet in Lyon. The family also owns a large townhouse in Kensington, London. Given his wealth he probably owned some other properties. Do you know more about his house? Please do send us a message.
Philippe Foriel-Destezet Yacht
We only found a relatively small Cessna Citation that we could link to him. The private jet has registration I-PFDI. It’s probable that he owned a larger and more expensive business jet. Do you have more info? Pls contact us!