Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 1.80 per share

Press Release

Adecco shareholders approve dividend of CHF 1.80 per share

Zurich, Switzerland, April 18, 2013: At today's Annual General Meeting (AGM)
of the Adecco Group, shareholders re-elected all Board members. The Board of
Directors' dividend proposal of CHF 1.80 per share and all other agenda items
were also approved.

The shareholders attending the Adecco Group's AGM, which took place in
Lausanne today, confirmed the following members of Adecco's Board of Directors
for a further term of one year: Rolf Dörig (Chairman), Andreas Jacobs
(Vice-Chairman), Dominique-Jean Chertier, Alexander Gut, Didier Lamouche,
Thomas O'Neill, David Prince and Wanda Rapaczynski.

Shareholders voted in favour of the Board of Directors' proposal to pay a cash
dividend of CHF 1.80 per share for the financial year 2012. The total amount
of the dividend distribution for 2012 will be paid out of the capital
contribution reserve, and is therefore exempt from Swiss withholding tax. The
dividend payment to shareholders is planned for May 2, 2013. Furthermore,
shareholders re-elected Ernst & Young Ltd, Zurich as Adecco S.A.'s statutory
and Group auditors and approved the Group's Annual Report 2012 as well as all
other agenda items.

Adecco Corporate Investor Relations or +41 (0) 44 878 89 89

Adecco Corporate Press Office or +41 (0) 44 878 87 87

Forward-looking statements

Information in this release may involve guidance, expectations, beliefs,
plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future. These forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties. All forward-looking statements
included in this release are based on information available to Adecco S.A. as
of the date of this release, and we assume no duty to update any such
forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this release are
not guarantees of future performance and actual results could differ
materially from our current expectations. Numerous factors could cause or
contribute to such differences. Factors that could affect the Company's
forward-looking statements include, among other things: global GDP trends and
the demand for temporary work; changes in regulation of temporary work;
intense competition in the markets in which the Company operates; integration
of acquired companies; changes in the Company's ability to attract and retain
qualified internal and external personnel or clients; the potential impact of
disruptions related to IT; any adverse developments in existing commercial
relationships, disputes or legal and tax proceedings.

About the Adecco Group

The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world's leading
provider of HR solutions. With around 32,000 FTE employees and around 5,400
branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group
offers a wide variety of services, connecting close to 700,000 associates with
over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad
categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and
talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is
a Fortune Global 500 company.

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on
the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).

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