Chief Financial Officer
Olivier Thirot is senior vice president and chief financial officer for Kelly Services®, a global leader in providing workforce solutions.
Based in Troy, Michigan, Mr. Thirot is responsible for the financial operations of all segments of Kelly’s business. He joined Kelly Services in 2008 as vice president of finance for Kelly Services’ EMEA region, bringing with him a broad range of international experience in the areas of treasury, tax, compliance, budget forecasting and strategic planning. In 2011, he assumed the additional responsibility for Kelly’s APAC region. He transferred to Kelly’s U.S. headquarters in 2014.
Mr. Thirot previously worked at L. Raphael, a start-up company based in Geneva, where he served as chief financial officer. Prior to that, he spent 18 years with Bacardi, LTD in various leadership positions. He obtained his Bachelors of Economics and Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Political Science from University of Bordeaux France. In addition, Mr. Thirot completed the executive MBA program at the University of Darden, Virginia.