Facts & figures

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) is a world leader and recognised reference in the HR sector. The company was founded in 1948 and booked an annual turnover of $22 billion in 2011. With a full range of services and high quality solutions for every phase of the employment cycle, ManpowerGroup helps steer companies into the Human Age, giving them the resources to tackle the ever-changing world of work. The group is specialised in the recruitment and selection of permanent and temporary personnel, outsourcing, employee evaluation, training, outplacement and organisational consultancy. By paying particular attention to quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness, ManpowerGroup helps its clients boost their productivity and focus 100 % on their core business. The network of 4,100 offices in 82 countries and territories assists 400,000 clients every year, from the most diverse sectors and from SMEs to international players. ManpowerGroup trades under the brand names Manpower, ManpowerGroup Solutions, Experis and Right Management. 




Head office:

100 Manpower Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212, USA

Avenue des communautés 110
1200 Brussels

Turnover (2011):

$ US 22 billion


€ 358 million

Network (2011):

4,100 offices in more than 82 countries and territories

More than 100 offices


Employees (2011):

Over 30.000


Number of placements:

Approx. 3.5 million

36,000 temporary jobs

1,100 permanent positions

670 contract workers (outsourcing) 

3,000 employees via service cheques

Number of people trained:

12 million


Number of clients (2010):



Jeff Joerres (President & CEO ManpowerGroup)

Philippe Lacroix (Managing Director ManpowerGroup BeLux et Président de Federgon)

Recent achievements:

In 2011, ManpowerGroup was the only company in the HR sector to be recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies.

Fortune’s ‘Most Admired’ 2011: ManpowerGroup is top of the list in the domain of Human Resources for the ninth year running.

Fortune/Global 500: ManpowerGroup is 143rd in the rankings of the American magazine Fortune.

Forbes Global 2000: in 2010 ManpowerGroup was 1,440th on the list of the world’s 2,000 largest companies. 

In 2006 Manpower Belgium received the Safety Award from the High Council for Prevention and Safety in the workplace. The award recognises Manpower’s investments to improve the safety of its temporary workers.

In 2010 Manpower Belgium received the Cap 48 Award for its project Manpower Unlimited that promotes the integration of people with a handicap in the workplace.



ISO 9001

VCU-LSI: 16 Manpower branches receive this label

Label ‘Eco-dynamic business’ from the Brussels Capital Region (for the headquarters of ManpowerGroup BeLux).



Federgon: Federation of Partnes for work