In January 2017, Kim Wells was appointed Chief Operating Officer of 1218 Global. Kim is an experienced staffing industry leader and proactive strategist whose appointment further supports the company’s keen focus on delivering superior client operational successes.
During her 25+ years of service at Adecco, Kim held numerous executive leadership positions including Global Head, Candidate Value Office (Talent Acquisition, Assessment, and Development), Vice President of U.S. Operations, Director of U.S. Operations, Quality Manager, and ISO Certification Manager.
As Chief Operating Officer, Kim oversees company business effectiveness, recruiting & resource management, human resources, and performance of all the 1218 Global subsidiary locations and brands. Reporting directly to the CEO, Kim is especially mindful of client relationships, delivery commitments, and goal achievement for the operational successes of 1218 Global.
Kim is a graduate of The University of Saskatchewan, Canada with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She has completed the ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence program and Adecco’s Service Excellence and Executive Leadership programs.