Cheserex, Switzerland (July 1, 2004) -- Scandal-plagued Swiss staffing firm Adecco SA this week replaced most of its board of directors and named new co-chairmen.

At the company's annual meeting in Lausanne this week, shareholders elected several new board members, including KPMG Switzerland chief executive Jakob Baer; ABB CEO and chairman of the board Jürgen Dormann; former French finance minister Francis Mer; former PwC Consulting chairman Thomas O'Neill; David Prince; and Peter Ueberroth. Former board member Philippe Marcel remains on the board.

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