George Corona is executive vice president and chief operating officer for Kelly Services, Inc., (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB). Promoted to his current position in 2009, Corona is responsible for all of Kelly’s regions and operating units, including the Americas, APAC, EMEA, the Centers of Excellence (CoE) and the Outsourcing and Consulting Group. He also has responsibility for the following global organizations: Solutions, IT, Service and Marketing. In 2007, Corona served as executive vice president responsible for the operations, administration, and finance of commercial, professional and technical staffing in the Americas region. In 2005, Corona became senior vice president and general manager for the U.S. Commercial segment, where he was responsible for the business operations of more than 1,100 offices across the United States.
Corona joined Kelly in 1994 as an area manager in Kelly’s Midwest region. He was promoted to vice president and regional manager in the Middle Markets Division, and later became senior vice president and general manager of Middle Markets in 2000. Prior to joining Kelly, Corona held management roles at Digital Equipment Professional Services Group and Burroughs Corporation. Corona holds a master’s degree in business administration from Oakland University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayne State University.