Valérie Beaulieu James, born in 1967, has been Executive Director in charge of sales and marketing of the Adecco group since November 16, 2020. Valérie Beaulieu began her career as a journalist at Radio France and the French daily newspaper Ouest France. She was Director of Marketing at ECS-Allium from 1991 to 1996.
Valérie Beaulieu-James then joined Microsoft where she held various management positions in marketing and sales in North America, Asia and Europe for more than 20 years. Since 1996, she has notably assumed the functions of COO and CMO of the Advertising activity, of General Manager of Asia-Pacific for partners and small and medium-sized enterprises; and finally, from October 2018 to October 2020, of Marketing Director of Microsoft US.
Since January 2015, Valérie Beaulieu James has been a Foreign Trade Advisor for France. She has also been a Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee of ISS A/S since April 2020. Since May 19, 2022, she is Director and Board member at Orange. Valerie Beaulieu James holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Haute Bretagne and a degree in international business from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of La Réunion.