() is a workforce solutions and services provider company headquartered in Milwaukee
, United States
. It was established by Elmer Winter
and Aaron Scheinfeld
in 1948. It was acquired by Blue Arrow
of Britain in 1987, but became independent again in 1991.
The directors include Jeffrey A. Joerres
(Chairman, CEO & President), Marc Bolland
(Marks and Spencer
and Edward J. Zore
In 1948, Manpower is founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA by attorneys Elmer Winter and Aaron Scheinfeld. The first offices were located in Milwaukee and Chicago, Illinois.
In 1954, Manpower continued expanding in the United States by offering franchise business opportunities in addition to company owned branch offices.
In 1956, The company became an international company:
•1956, offices in Montreal and Toronto, Canada.
•1956, offices in the UK
•1957, offices opened in France
•1963, opened in South America
•1964, presence in Asia
In 1962, Manpower launches the Employment Outlook Survey, now recognized as the world's most extensive labor forecast. The survey now covers 39 countries.
In 1976, upon Elmer Winter's
retirement, Manpower was sold to The Parker Pen Company
and emerged independent again in 1986. A year later it was acquired by Blue Arrow
of The United Kingdom
and again became independent in 1991.
Elmer Winter died on October 22, 2009 at the age of 97.
On 30 March, 2011, Manpower Inc. announced it had changed its name to become known... Read More