Robert James

Opfikon, Switzerland

Rob James is the Group Chief Information Officer of Adecco. He joined the company in August 2016 and is leading an IT Transformation that directly supports Adecco’s mission of being the most admired and innovative HR Solutions partner through talent and technology.

Rob’s career has spanned 30 years working in IT management positions at several leading international companies.

Rob worked for 12 years at Novartis, starting in the US and moving to Switzerland where he was appointed Group CIO in 2010. He began his career in IT at Xerox in Europe followed by 13 years at Procter and Gamble, mostly in the US.

Rob is a native from the UK and studied Mathematics at University College London. He lives in Basel, Switzerland and is married with two daughters. He enjoys skiing and playing competitive squash.