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ManpowerGroup Honored for Commitment to Board Gender Diversity

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, was today honored at the Women's Forum of New York's 2013 Breakfast of Corporate Champions for its demonstrated commitment to gender diversity within the company's board of directors.

New York's premier organization of women leaders recognized national Fortune 500 companies and New York area Fortune 1000 companies whose corporate boards are at least 20% female. More than 30% of ManpowerGroup's board of directors is comprised of women. Jeff Joerres, ManpowerGroup Chairman and CEO, and Cari Dominguez, ManpowerGroup board member, attended the breakfast, discussing the global competitive value of gender diversity and how America's most successful companies make it a reality in their boardrooms.            

"ManpowerGroup's diverse board brings fresh perspectives to the complex and fast-changing challenges facing today's world of business, improving strategic decision-making and positioning our company for success," said Joerres. "Leveraging those skills and experience represents sound business when women represent the largest untapped pool of talent globally. Harnessing that talent is essential to tackling skills mismatches and thriving in the Human Age."

ManpowerGroup has also been named a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company for its commitment to board diversity. Last month, Mara Swan, ManpowerGroup Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Talent, led a discussion at the launch of the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2013 on how closing gender gaps will make businesses stronger. 

About ManpowerGroup

ManpowerGroup™ (NYSE: MAN) is the world leader in innovative workforce solutions that ensure the talent sustainability of the world's workforce for the good of companies, communities, countries, and individuals themselves. Specializing in solutions that help organizations achieve business agility and workforce flexibility, ManpowerGroup leverages its 65 years of world of work expertise to create the work models, design the people practices and access the talent sources its clients need for the future. From staffing, recruitment, workforce consulting, outsourcing and career management to assessment, training and development, ManpowerGroup delivers the talent to drive the innovation and productivity of organizations in a world where talentism is the dominant economic system. Every day, ManpowerGroup connects more than 630,000 people to work and builds their experience and employability through its relationships with 400,000 clients across 80 countries and territories. ManpowerGroup's suite of solutions is offered through ManpowerGroup™ Solutions, Manpower®, Experis™ and Right Management®. ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the third consecutive year in 2013, confirming our position as the most trusted brand in the industry. See how ManpowerGroup makes powering the world of work humanly possible at Follow ManpowerGroup Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres on Twitter:

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