KellyOCG appoints EMEA VP for MSP and adjacent workforce solutions

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Outsourcing and consulting group KellyOCG has appointed Adelle Harrington as EMEA vice president for managed service provider (MSP) and adjacent workforce solutions, including Statement of Work, Direct Sourcing, and Consulting.

Harrington will report to company president Tammy Browning as a member of the senior leadership team and will work with clients to deliver and implement long-term, integrated talent strategies.

In an announcement, KellyOCG said these strategies will optimise operational performance and improve business agility by leveraging a range of tech-enable workforce solutions and highly-skilled workers.

"Supporting our clients in EMEA with their workforce challenges and expanding our regional footprint is a top priority for KellyOCG,” explained KellyOCG president Tammy Browning.

“I'm confident that Adelle is the ideal choice to lead these efforts given her global experience and local focus, successful track record with clients, deep solution expertise, and extensive local and global market insights.”

The outsourcing and consulting arm of Kelly Services, KellyOCG’s team of 160 experts across 29 countries specialise in providing clients with workforce solutions, including MSP and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO).

With 19 years of experience in the workforce solutions industry, Harrington has moved through leadership positions in operations, solution design, product development, workforce planning and advisory services spanning the EMEA and APAC regions. Most recently, she was the global practice lead for KellyOCG Consulting, where she worked with clients to design future-state workforce strategies.


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Harrington joined Kelly in 2003 as a temp consultant and later moved to APAC, where she joined the firm’s Outsourcing business. In that role, she managed several of Kelly's first MSPs in the region and helped establish offices and teams in various countries to grow the company’s regional presence. Harrington returned to EMEA in 2009 to manage several global MSP programmes.

"I'm honoured to lead the KellyOCG EMEA team as we help more clients reimagine their workforce strategies to meet their business objectives," Harrington commented.

"The KellyOCG EMEA team is a powerhouse of experts with vast knowledge and expertise across solution design, technology and change management. Together, we will raise the standard of what it means to be the provider of choice for integrated talent strategies."

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