President Southern Europe at ManpowerGroup and Talent Solutions Global Brand Leader
Stefano Scabbio is President Southern Europe at ManpowerGroup and Talent Solutions Global Brand Leader, responsible for accelerating growth and driving next generation innovation across the region.
Scabbio is passionate about helping people become more employable and developing in-demand skills while connecting business with the talent they need to succeed. He is President of Assolavoro, the Italian Association of Private Employment Agencies and regularly leads discussions on workforce strategy, skills development and upskilling people in Europe for the Digital Age including at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and in media including the Financial Times, Reuters, and Bloomberg. Scabbio is the author of books including: Genesis reform: the new labor market in Italy (2012), The Formula: Institutions, economy and society (2010), and Work in Progress (2008). Scabbio joined ManpowerGroup in 2003 as Finance Director of Italy. He was appointed Managing Director of ManpowerGroup Italy in 2006 and named President in 2007.
In 2008, Scabbio became a member of the EMEA Strategic Executive Team, and in 2010, with the newly created Southern Europe Region, his role expanded to Regional Managing Director of Italy and Iberia. Before joining ManpowerGroup, Scabbio was Chief Financial Officer for Esselunga Group, a large supermarket retail group. He has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and has completed courses at INSEAD and the International Institute for Management Development. He is fluent in four languages: English, French, Spanish and Italian and lives in Milan with his family.