Earlier, Joerres occupied the post of executive chairman at Manpower Group. He was also the former director and chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Texas/USA – Conoco Phillips has recently announced that its board of directors has elected Jeffrey A. Joerres to serve as a board member. He served as chief executive officer of Manpower Group from 1999–2014, as chairman of the board from 2001–2014, and as executive chairman from May 2014–December 2015.
Joerres joined Manpower Group in 1993 and served as vice president of Marketing and senior vice president of European Operations and Marketing and Major Account Development. He currently serves on the boards of The Western Union Company, Artisan Partners Asset Management, Boys and Girls Clubs of Milwaukee, BMO Harris Bradley Center and Kohler Co.
Joerres is a former director and chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and has served as co-chair for the European and Indian World Economic Forums. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University’s College of Business Administration.
The appointment of Joerres increases the number of Conoco Phillips directors to 11, of which 10 are independent. He will also serve on the Audit and Finance Committee and the Committee on Directors’ Affairs of the Conoco Phillips board.