Volt’s management team possesses significant recruitment industry experience and leads by example to inspire other employees to continually exceed customer expectations and live by the company’s values
Lori Schultz - Chief Global Solutions Officer
Lori Schultz was appointed Chief Global Solutions Officer in June 2019. Ms.Schultz joined the Company in August 2018 as Chief Operating Office and was promoted in June to Chief Global Solutions Officer. As Volt’s Chief Global Solutions Officer, Lori Schultz is responsible for Volt Global Consulting Group, Total Talent Solutions MSP & RPO, IT and Technical Staffing Services, SOW Project Solutions & Services Procurement, International Staffing Solutions, and Arctern Pvt. Ltd a Volt Global Outsourcing Company based in Bangalore, India.
An effective and strategic leader, Lori has over twenty-eight years of workforce solutions and staffing industry experience, and a proven track record of collaborating with industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies to develop and implement strategic workforce solutions that fuel growth. She has a proved track record leading business turn-arounds and transformations. Lori has 20 years’ experience leading global operations across the America’s, APAC, EMEA and Latin America.
Having built, mentored, and retained professional teams at industry-leading global workforce solutions firms, Lori is a tireless and motivated leader. Prior to joining Volt, she served as Senior Vice President for Pontoon’s MSP and RPO group running operations in excess of 5 billion dollars. She has also served as Global President of Yoh, Senior Vice President for Ajilon IT Consulting and Senior Vice President for Adecco Engineering & Technical. Throughout her many years of Workforce solutions leadership, Lori has continuously led and cultivated high-performing sales and operations teams, and developed and executed new growth strategies to sustain and increase revenue.
Lori is a steward for the industries thought leadership, regularly speaking at industry events about the ever-evolving contingent workforce and the talent management strategies that will propel today’s companies’ future success. She is personally committed to mentoring and developing women and lends her time to provide insight and advice through women’s business panels and has served as a Board Member for (ASA) American Staffing Association and Senior Advisor for Technology and consulting companies.
Lori attended California State University at Northridge, majoring in Business Administration.
Ben Batten - Senior Vice President and Managing Director - International
Ben joined Volt in 2012 with a mandate to establish Volt’s staffing operations in Singapore. In 2019 he relocated to the United Kingdom to take up his present appointment. In his role he is responsible for the international operations of Volt, ex USA, including the United Kingdom, Belgium, France and Singapore.
Ben is passionate about recruitment, talent management, technology, and market disruption. He is highly motivated to see people succeed in their careers and firmly believes You deserve a job you love!
Over a 23 year career, Ben has gained vast experience in recruitment, sales, finance, technology and general management. He has broad international experience having worked in, established new, grown existing and managed, businesses with multi-country responsibility in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Francois Debertrand - Chief Financial Officer - International
Francois joined Volt in October 2013 as Chief Financial Officer - International. With more than 20 years’ experience of financial roles in a multinational environment, he has covered operations spreading from California to New Zealand and Norway to South Africa.
He started his career in France before moving to the UK after a short spell in the US and also worked for three years in the Netherlands. Francois gained exposure to the recruitment industry as the CFO for Europe at Monster, where he was a key contributor to a large-scale expansion across Europe, and also took responsibility for the staffing and executive search divisions of the group in southern Europe.
Francois has a passion for managing change and challenging situations in multinational fast-paced environments. His favourite quote is from Seneca: "If a man does not know to which port he is sailing, no wind is favourable to him."
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