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.
Harry Youtan

Harry Youtan

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Harry Youtan joined Phaidon International, a UK-based staffing firm, in 2012 as managing director of the Americas. He became CEO in 2016. Over the past year, Youtan and colleagues have focused on continued international expansion, which enables the company to meet ever-increasing client demand for talent at every step. Founded(…)

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Rob Zandbergen is CEO of Recruit Global Staffing; formerly known as USG People, it is one of the world’s leading HR service providers. Zandbergen has been in the staffing sector since 2003 and has held several international and national executive and supervisory positions at publicly listed companies. After serving as(…)

Matthew Rodger

Matthew Rodger

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Alexander Mann Solutions’ chief growth and commercial officer since 2017, Matthew Rodger has 29 years’ experience in staffing and outsourcing. He 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,(…)

Bev White

Bev White

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Bev White is CEO of Harvey Nash Group, a €1.2 billion global technology recruitment, IT solutions and leadership services group with 36 offices across the US, Europe and Asia. Following a degree in computer science, White began her career in technology, holding CIO and IT leadership positions at Schlumberger and(…)

Andreu Cruañas

Andreu Cruañas

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Andreu Cruañas is president of Asempleo, the association of private employment agencies in Spain, whose member firms account for 21% of the temporary contracts in the country with 780,000 unique candidates and a turnover of €5.5 billion. The association participates on the board of the Business Confederation of Spain and(…)

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020 Samuel Tual in January 2019 became president of France-based temporary employment firm Actual Leader Group, which was established in 2018 after the merger of two temporary employment firms: Groupe Actual and Leader Intérim. Tual had been president of Groupe Actual, a privately held staffing firm in the French market that(…)