Philippe Foriel-Destezet Net Worth $2.6 Billion
Philippe Foriel-Destezet is a French businessman who has an estimated net worth of $2.6 billion according to Forbes as of March 2013. He has earned his net worth through his staffing agency, Ecco, which he founded in 1964. During the 1980’s, the company became the largest supplier of temporary personnel in France. Philippe afterwards united with Klaus Jacob’s Swiss firm Adia as a way to create Adeco in 1996. With his estimated net worth of $2.6 billion, Mr. Foriel-Destezet is the twelfth most affluent man in France and is rated 554th in the list of World Billionaires. By 2006, he was made an honorary president of the firm. 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 Luxembourg and Securitas. A native of France, he was awarded the French Legion of Honor. He’s a graduate of the prestigious Hautes tudes Commerciales (HEC) School of Management in Paris. He now lives in London where taxes are lower.