Industry-Leading Staffing Agency Now Backed by Global Powerhouse


April 11, 2023 – Collegeville, PA – PeopleShare, a clerical and light industrial workforce solutions provider based in Collegeville, Pennsylvania announces its acquisition by PROMAN, a leading staffing firm for the light industrial and construction industries based in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook, Illinois, effective March 31, 2023. PeopleShare is PROMAN’s fourth acquisition since entering the U.S. staffing market in 2018.

The strategic acquisition places PROMAN among the top 20 largest commercial staffing providers. The transaction expands PROMAN’s geographical footprint in the U.S. to 18 states with more than 100 branches, on-site locations, and virtual placements. In the United States, PROMAN employs 500 people at the corporate and field levels. PeopleShare has offices in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

PeopleShare co-founder Ryan Clark will assume the role of CEO, and co-founder, David Donald will retain ownership in the company and will be an Advisor to the executive teams at both PROMAN and PeopleShare. PeopleShare will continue to operate under its current brand, providing skilled workers for temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire positions in the clerical and light industrial sectors.

PROMAN Group President Roland Gomez shared, “We are excited about this partnership as it aligns with our company culture and values of family and success. This further strengthens our US presence.”

Clark agreed, “It was important for us to partner with a company that was the right fit culturally and one that shared our vision for growth. We’re eager for our team to become part of the PROMAN family.”

PROMAN’s North American Chief Executive Officer Gilles Tanneur emphasized, “This acquisition validates PeopleShare’s outstanding reputation, and we know their talent will strengthen our business.” Tanneur continued, “Our firms have shared values – people, team spirit, and quality performance.”

The acquisition positions PROMAN to reach its revenue goal of $480M in 2023.


About PeopleShare

PeopleShare, headquartered in Collegeville, PA, is one of the largest staffing firms in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Southeast regions of the United States. Since its start in 2005, PeopleShare has grown from two employees to 41 branches. PeopleShare connects its clients with top talent who hit the ground running from day one. They specialize in mobilizing talent in the temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire staffing roles in the clerical and light industrial sectors.


About PROMAN Group

PROMAN’s North America headquarters is based in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook, Illinois. Its parent company, PROMAN Group, has 915 branches in 16 countries and 4,000 core employees and serves 45,000 customers, and places more than 100,000 temporary workers every day. PROMAN generated more than $4 billion in 2022. In the United States, PROMAN brands include PROMAN Staffing, PROSTAR Staffing, PROMAN Skilled Trades, and PeopleShare. PROMAN is the fourth largest European player in the temporary employment and staffing services industry. The 100% family-owned company was founded in Manosque, France in 1990. PROMAN is the Official Recruiting partner of the Rugby World Cup France 2023.


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