James Reed

James Reed

James Reed is chairman of REED, which was founded by his father, Sir Alec Reed, in 1960. The company has 2,883 permanent employees working across 456 business units in 137 locations worldwide. Reed is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was formerly an associate of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit(…)

Peter Searle

Peter Searle

As CEO of Airswift, Peter Searle has more than 28 years of experience in recruitment, having held managing director and chief executive positions with the Delphi Group, Ajilon and Adecco UK and Ireland. He is heavily involved in educational initiatives and was asked to appear on the UK Government’s Select Committee for Education in 2013.(…)

Franz-Josef Schürmann

Franz-Josef Schürmann

Franz-Josef Schürmann is Adecco’s chief sales and innovation officer, a position he assumed in July 2017. Prior to that, he led Adecco’s Germany, Austria, Switzerland region since January 2016. He started his career at Accenture in 1996. As a member of the German and European leadership teams of Accenture, in 2008 he was named global(…)

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is senior managing director, UK, Middle East and South America, with Robert Half International. Sheridan trained with Ernst & Young before he joined Robert Half in 1996, where he focused on accounting and finance recruitment, progressing to regional director in 2000 and managing director in 2005. His background in finance has been instrumental(…)

John L. Marshall III

John L. Marshall III

John L. Marshall III has led Adecco’s North America, UK & Ireland, professional staffing region since April 2017. He was the regional head of UK & Ireland from October 2015 to March 2017. Marshall was a practicing attorney with King & Spalding and AT&T before he joined MPS Group in 1998. He started as deputy(…)

Jonas Prising

Jonas Prising

As chairman and CEO, Jonas Prising leads all aspects of ManpowerGroup’s $20 billion business across 80 countries and territories. Prising was president from 2012 to 2014, leading the company’s operations in the Americas and Southern Europe. A recognized expert on the labour market and world of work trends, Prising regularly speaks at conferences and summits(…)