Net Worth: $2.6 Billion
- Source of Wealth Employment Agency
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Philippe Foriel-Destezet
- Nationality France
- Date of Birth 1936
- Ethnicity French
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales
- Children four chidlren
About Philippe Foriel-Destezet
Philippe Foriel-Destezet is a French businessman who has an estimated net worth of $2.6 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. He has earned his net worth through his staffing agency, Ecco, which he founded in 1964. During the 1980’s, the firm became the largest supplier of temporary personnel in France. He later merged with Klaus Jacob’s Swiss firm Adia in order to create Adeco in 1996.
With his estimated net worth of $2.6 billion, Mr. Foriel-Destezet is the twelfth richest person in France and is ranked 554th in the list of World Billionaires. He served as the co-Chairman of Adecco until he stepped down in 2005. By 2006, he was made an honorary president of the company. Currently, Adecco has more than 5,500 and around 33,000 employees in over 60 countries.
Philippe Foriel-Destezet now serves as the chairman of Akila Finance, a holding company based in Louxembourg and Securitas. A native of France, he was awarded the French Legion of Honor. He is a graduate of the prestigious Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) School of Management in Paris. He now lives in London where taxes are lower.