Adecco income drops 38 per cent

Adecco expects the world economy to improve in 2002 Keystone

The Lausanne-based human resources firm Adecco has announced a 38 per cent drop in first-quarter net income, before taxes and costs, of SFr101 million ($60.7 million).

This content was published on April 17, 2002

Adecco, which is the world's largest employment services group, also declared first-quarter sales of SFr6 billion, down 11 per cent.

The company said on Wednesday that it saw signs of a recovery in the second half of 2002.

Analysts expect Adecco's net income to fall in 2002 to around SFr76 million.

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