Michael E. Debs of Kelly Services(R) Selected by ExecRank as a

Michael E. Debs of Kelly Services(R) Selected by ExecRank as a Top
Chief Accounting Officer for 2012 
TROY, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 --  Michael E. Debs, Controller
and Chief Accounting Officer of Kelly Services (NASDAQ: KELYA)
(NASDAQ: KELYB), has been selected by the ranking committee of
ExecRank as a "Top Chief Accounting Officer" for 2012. The rankings
are the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation
committees and top Chief Accounting Officers that yielded an
algorithm for how to rank CAOs and Controllers based on their
performance in 24 key areas.  
According to Adam Navrozally, Analyst for the rankings division of
ExecRank, "Mr. Debs has a strong record of success in numerous
financial roles, most notably at Kelly Services. His extensive
finance & accounting experience and tremendous business acumen have
made him a strong asset to Kelly Services and their accounting
procedures and financial operations. He is highly regarded in the
industry, and amongst other Controllers and Chief Accounting
According to Mr. Debs, "It is truly an honor to be elected by my
peers, and recognized by ExecRank, as a Top Chief Accounting Officer
for 2012. I share this achievement with the hardworking professionals
at Kelly who support me and the corporation. The award has motivated
me to continue to work toward achieving the best practices in the
accounting field." 
There are over 30,000 Chief Accounting Officers and Controllers in
the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of
being a part of ExecRank's "Top Chief Accounting Rankings" for 2012.
The number one area of focus for Top CAOs in 2012 has been their role
in maintaining financial controls and adherence to increasingly
difficult reporting compliance. ExecRank also weighed heavily the
recommendations provided by the CFOs and CEOs of the finalists, as
the accounting process is crucial to analyzing the company's past and
future performance. In addition, we saw a significant uptick in the
number of CAOs that served on boards of directors and displayed a
skill set that is applicable to multiple industries. The CAOs that
made this list represent the best of the best in their field. For the
complete rankings, please visit www.ExecRank.com.  
About Mr. Debs  
Michael E. Debs is senior vice president, controller and chief
accounting officer for Kelly Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ:
KELYB). Kelly(R) is a leader in providing workforce solutions
headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Mr. Debs is responsible for
overseeing Kelly's finance systems and controls, all corporate
accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting activities for Kelly
globally. Prior to joining Kelly in 2000 as vice president and
corporate controller, Mr. Debs was employed by Chrysler Corporation
and Deloitte & Touche. In 2005, he was promoted to senior vice
president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer. In
2008, he served as interim chief financial officer. Later that same
year, he was named to his current position. Mr. Debs holds a
bachelor's degree in business administration from Western Michigan
University and a master's degree from the University of Michigan. He
is also a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public
Accountants (MACPA), American Institute of Public Accountants (AICPA)
and the Board of Trustees for the University of Detroit Mercy. 
About ExecRank
 ExecRank is the definitive ranking service of leading
executives who have achieved the highest level of professional
achievement and peer recognition. ExecRank was founded by Jonathan
Aspatore, one of the most authoritative figures in business
publishing. As former CEO of one of the 5 largest business book
publishing houses (Aspatore Books), and current CEO of three other
business media companies. Jonathan has published over 5,000 of the
world's top business and legal executives, including C-Level
executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, CMO, COO) from 74% of the Fortune 500 and
senior level partners from 100% of the AmLaw 200 largest law firms.
As the creator of the patent-pending, proprietary algorithm that took
2 years to develop for ExecRank, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to
have created a system that ranks leading executives. ExecRank
rankings reach over 6 million readers a year in the United States
alone given our partnerships with leading publishers, web sites,
trade shows and more.  
About Kelly Services
 Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ:
KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly offers a
comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as
world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and
direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provides
employment to more than 550,000 employees annually. Revenue in 2011
was $5.6 billion. Visit www.kellyservices.com and connect with us on
Facebook, LinkedIn, & Twitter. Download The Talent Project, a free
iPad app by Kelly Services. 
Media Contacts:
Adam Navrozally
(415) 578-7426 ext. 130
Linda Jones
Kelly Services, Inc.
(248) 244-4909
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