Regional President, Asia Pacific and Middle East
François Lançon joined ManpowerGroup in January 2019 as Regional President of Asia Pacific and Middle East (APME), overseeing all ManpowerGroup’s strong and connected brands and offerings across the region – Manpower, Experis, Right Management and ManpowerGroup Solutions.
Lançon is passionate about building successful organizations with the right blend of people, skills, processes and technology in a rapidly evolving digital market. He is a champion for diversity and inclusion, evidenced through his drive to achieve Best Place to Work (JAPAC) and his role as executive sponsor of women’s leadership programs.
Lançon joined ManpowerGroup from Oracle where he led the APAC business, responsible for growth, performance and profitability across 25 countries. Prior to his position at Oracle, Lançon held senior regional leadership positions at SAP, Nortel / Avaya and Convergys, accelerating transformation and growing market share in Europe, North America and Asia. He began his career at IBM in France as a software engineer and held multiple leadership and sales positions in France and the U.S. in his ten years with the company.
Lançon has degrees in both engineering and computer science from École Polytechnique and École Supérieure d’Électricité and lives in Singapore.