Meet the 2021 influencers in the €157 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 also welcome three new inductees to the Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame, which comprises pioneers and champions 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.
James Saoulli

James Saoulli

James Saoulli is CEO of Rullion, the 17th largest recruitment company in the UK with £374 million in 2019 revenue. The company helps UK businesses and public-sector organisations recruit people for specialist permanent and temporary roles. Saoulli held several leadership roles in Rullion Management Services and Rullion Solutions before becoming the CEO in 2017. Under(…)

Mark Dorman

Mark Dorman

CEO of SThree plc since 2019, Mark Dorman has been responsible for an enhanced leadership team, a successful Capital Markets Day and a record-profit performance. SThree ranks among the largest global staffing firms with revenue of £1.2 billion in 2020. The company delivered 106% profit growth for the first half of the 2021 fiscal year(…)

Rosario Rasizza

Rosario Rasizza

Openjobmetis S.p.A. CEO Rosario Rasizza started his career in 1997 when he opened Temporary S.p.A. of Milan in Varese, Italy. In 2001, he led the launch of a new employment agency and contributed toward the creation of Openjob S.p.A. Between 2003 and 2011, he guided Openjob through a series of acquisitions. He has been chairman(…)

Melanie Forbes

Melanie Forbes

Appointed managing director of APSCo Outsource in January 2021, Melanie Forbes is developing and leading a new trade body representing the outsource market. Prior to this, Forbes was group managing director at Rullion, one of the largest recruitment companies in the UK. Forbes helped ensure Rullion’s growth by assessing the company’s products and services and(…)

Juan Urdiales

Juan Urdiales

Juan Urdiales started his first company, Pluscuamperfecta, during his last year of university in 2005 and sold it three years later. In 2009, he and Felipe Navío co-founded Madrid based Jobandtalent, an on-demand contingent staffing platform. Under his co-leadership, Jobandtalent secured €100 million from the SoftBank Vision Fund 2 to promote expansion into new markets,(…)

Matthew Rodger

Matthew Rodger

Matthew Rodger, Alexander Mann Solutions’ chief growth and commercial officer since 2017, has been with the London-based RPO and MSP provider for nearly 20 years. Rodger wears many hats, including overseeing the commercialisation of AMS’ products and services, new logo development and significant business development of existing customers, as well as managing all corporate mergers(…)