Volt Information Sciences, Inc. announced that on May 29 Linda Perneau will assume the role of President, Volt Workforce Solutions (VWS), which is headquartered in Orange, CA. Ms. Perneau will lead the strategic direction and operations of VWS, Volt’s industry-leading provider of contingent staffing, direct placement, and managed services throughout North America.
“I couldn’t be more excited to have Linda joining VWS, fulfilling a key component of our plan to expand the business,” said Michael Dean, CEO of Volt Information Sciences, Inc. “Linda’s track record in building and growing large staffing organizations while delivering outstanding results makes her the ideal choice as we drive the growth of our North American staffing business. Her exceptional leadership skills and deep industry experience will be extremely valuable as we execute on the strategic plans for VWS and Volt. Linda is yet another critical addition of strong executive talent brought on to drive Volt’s success.”
“I am thrilled to join VWS at this important time in its growth,” said Ms. Perneau. “Volt has a reputation for having a deep commitment to helping its clients and people to prosper and grow. I am excited to work closely with the VWS team to continue to honor that tradition and lead the company to future success.”
Ms. Perneau brings over 25 years of industry experience at leading staffing companies, including Adecco, Spherion and most recently Randstad, where she ran a $2B business as Co-President, General Staffing. Throughout her six-year tenure at Randstad, Perneau held progressively more responsible senior executive roles with expanded P&L accountability. Prior to Randstad, she was Executive Vice President at SFN Group, Senior Vice President for the second largest division at Adecco, and West Region Area Manager at Kelly Services.
Throughout her career, Ms. Perneau has developed a reputation for building high-performance teams that meet and exceed all financial goals and expectations. She has successfully turned around several underperforming businesses and consistently delivered on growth and results by building strong teams and coaching individuals to help them achieve their full potential. She is strategic and entrepreneurial, with proven experience establishing realistic go-to-market strategies, setting and communicating clear vision and goals, and delivering outstanding results.