David Arkless was named Manpower Inc. Senior Vice President for Global Corporate Affairs in 2004 and is a member of the company’s Executive Management Team. In his role, Arkless is responsible for Governmental and International Affairs, as well as various strategic relationships with high-profile organizations such as the World Economic Forum, the Centre for European Policy Studies, the European Policy Centre, the U.S. Departments of State and Labor, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of China and the government of Shanghai.
Arkless joined Manpower in 1992 as company Vice-President and served in the Global Marketing and Strategic Services divisions before founding The Empower Group, a global consulting subsidiary of Manpower Inc, in 1999.
Arkless serves as board member of both the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and was named Special Envoy of the End Human Trafficking Now! movement.
Prior to joining Manpower, Arkless worked in various international assignments for Hewlett-Packard and subsequently established his own consulting company, Caden Corporation, which delivered both strategic and project implementation programs for corporations like ABB and Rolls-Royce NEI.
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