Meet the 2020 influencers in the €172 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 introduce the inaugural 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.
Bettina Schaller

Bettina Schaller

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 As director, Bettina Schaller heads the group public affairs activities of The Adecco Group. She was elected president of the World Employment Confederation in September 2020 and has been president of WEC Europe since December 2017. She is also a member of the B20 Employment and Education Task Force; co-chair(…)

Dave Chaplin

Dave Chaplin

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Dave Chaplin is the CEO and founder of contracting authority ContractorCalculator and tax compliance firm IR35 Shield. Chaplin was an IT contractor for several years before founding ContractorCalculator, a multifaceted resource hub for the contingent workforce, which he launched in 1999. IR35 Shield, founded in 2017, enables firms, agencies and(…)

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 As managing corporate executive officer at Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., Rob Zandbergen leads Recruit group’s global staffing business unit, RGF Staffing. Headquartered in the Netherlands, RGF Staffing is one of the world’s leading HR service providers, with annual revenue of approximately US$12 billion. Previously, Zandbergen was CEO and CFO of(…)

Sven Hennige

Sven Hennige

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Sven Hennige is the senior managing director, Central Europe, at Robert Half, the world’s largest specialised recruitment firm, and leads its business in Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Austria and the Netherlands. Since joining Robert Half in 2000, Hennige has established 11 branches in Germany and is considered one of(…)

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 In addition to her role as Randstad’s managing director, global public affairs, Annemarie Muntz until September was president of the World Employment Confederation, the voice of the employment industry at the global level. She has dedicated her professional life to broadening the recognition of the positive economic and social role(…)

Simon Blockley

Simon Blockley

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Simon Blockley is CEO of Guidant Global, one of the staffing industry’s dynamic, forward-thinking recruitment outsourcing businesses. Blockley became CEO in January 2019, following the merger of Guidant Group in the UK and Bartech in the US, and leads the company’s vision to champion a better, more forward-thinking approach for(…)