Meet the 2019 influencers in European staffing. This list, compiled by Staffing Industry Analysts, includes those who have helped to shape the €172 billion European market. Entrepreneurs, CEOs, reformers, lawyers, businesspeople — the Staffing 100 Europe honourees have a wide range of skills and accomplishments and hail from a multitude of staffing markets in the region. The list is not a ranking but a shout-out to those who have made a difference in the world of work.
Andreu Cruañas

Andreu Cruañas

As president of Asempleo, the association of private employment agencies in Spain, Andreu Cruañas represents Spain in the World Employment Confederation. In 2018, Asempleo reached the first agreement in Europe with the most-represented Spanish unions. The organisation also approved a code of good practices for employment agencies. Cruañas consults on public affairs and regulation and(…)

Peter Holliday

Peter Holliday

Peter Holliday became chairman of Intelligent Resource when it rebranded from Sopra Steria in September 2019. He was managing director of Sopra Steria since 2008, at which point his focus was on continuously aligning the company’s organisational model, capabilities and people development to the needs of the customer. He pioneered the “Optimum Vendor Recruitment” managed(…)

Jurriën Koops

Jurriën Koops

J.H. (Jurriën) Koops, managing director at ABU — the Dutch Federation of Employment Agencies — since 2014, is responsible for the daily management of the bureau. In 2018, ABU introduced a social agenda to enhance public support for temporary work in the Netherlands. The agenda also guides the members of ABU in their daily business.(…)

Iwona Szmitkowska

Iwona Szmitkowska

Iwona Szmitkowska became president of Work Service in March 2019, taking charge of the company’s current aim of completing the restructuring of its business. She plans to focus on further business development within the Polish and German markets. Prior to her appointment as president, she was VP of the management board of Work Service. Her(…)

Mark Dorman

Mark Dorman

Mark Dorman became CEO of global STEM recruitment company SThree plc in March 2019. He joined SThree from McGraw Hill Education, where, as president of higher education, international and professional for five years, he increased the market share of the business and improved profitability. Prior to joining McGraw Hill, he was VP of Wolters Kluwer’s(…)

Daniel Augereau

Daniel Augereau

Daniel Augereau is chairman and CEO of Synergie, the sixth-largest staffing firm in France. In 2018, the group reported revenue of €2.5 billion with international operations representing more than 50% of Synergie’s revenue during the year. Augereau trained as a technical blue-collar worker in the aeronautic industry and soon after founded his first staffing firm,(…)

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