Meet the 2023 champions of change in the €230 billion European staffing market. This list, compiled by SIA, includes entrepreneurs, CEOs, reformers, lawyers and businesspeople with a wide range of skills and accomplishments who hail from a multitude of staffing markets in the region. We honour the 21 members of the Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame whose indelible impact is at the core of the industry’s evolution. These lists are not a ranking, but a shout-out to those who have made a difference in the world of work.
David Gettins

David Gettins

David Gettins has spent 17 years on Lorien’s senior leadership team, the past six as managing director. He leads the company’s entire operational and strategic direction in the UK and Europe, in addition to overseeing operations and delivery for its managed services and RPO divisions. Gettins has been intentional in creating a fair, kind and(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

As former deputy general manager and CFO of global staffing firm Synergie, Yvon Drouet oversaw finance and investment and played a key role in the group’s expansion efforts. In 2022, Synergie acquired Poland-based Interkadra and Runtime Group in Germany, strengthening the company’s standing in those countries. This acquisition enables the company to meet the needs(…)

Bev White

Bev White

Bev White is CEO of Nash Squared, a global provider of technology and talent solutions. In working with the UK government, Nash provides opportunities to combine academic study with on-the-job learning during a practical industry placement. White believes when colleagues are supported and given room to grow, customers will have the same opportunity. In an(…)

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is chief executive officer of Nétive VMS B.V., which he co-founded in 2003. In addition to vendor management, the Netherlands-based company provides services such as freelancer management and statement-of-work to more than 200 contingent workforce programs in 13 countries across EMEA and the Americas. The group focuses on creating software to support all(…)

Alain Roumilhac

Alain Roumilhac

As president of ManpowerGroup France, Alain Roumilhac oversees strategy for its family of brands, including Manpower, Experis and ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions. Passionate about skill development and the power of inclusion, Roumilhac believes training will grow the professional world of tomorrow. He is a featured speaker at industry and economic conferences, challenging employers to invest in(…)

Dirk Hahn

Dirk Hahn

Dirk Hahn has served Hays plc for nearly 27 years and was named CEO in September. While much his tenure was spent as COO, in 2020 Hahn became CEO of Hays AG, assuming responsibility for nearly half of the 32 countries in which the company operates, including continental Europe and the Middle East markets. In(…)