Stephan Howeg

Chief of Staff & Communications OfficerThe Adecco Group

Stephan Howeg has a Masters Degree in History, Philosophy, and Sociology from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and has completed a four-year apprenticeship in Mechanics. He has taken executive programmes in marketing, communications, and leadership at IMD, INSEAD, and Harvard.
In January 2020, he was appointed to the newly created role of Chief of Staff and Communications Officer for the Adecco Group. In this capacity, he works closely with the CEO to coordinate and drive the Group’s strategy development, its implementation, and Group’s transformation. In addition, he leads operational effectiveness, communications, thought leadership, and sustainability activities globally.
Mr. Howeg started his second career in Communications & Marketing as Press Officer at NCR. Between 1997 and 2001, he was Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing at Sunrise Communications, Switzerland. In 2001, he joined Ascom as Global Head Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Investor Relations. From 2003 to 2007, he served as Head of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs for UPC Switzerland. Stephan Howeg joined the Adecco Group in February 2007 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Global Marketing Partnerships. In 2008, he was promoted to Global Head of Group Communications and in September 2015, to Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and member of the Executive Board of Directors (Executive Committee) of the Adecco Group.