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.
Alain Roumilhac

Alain Roumilhac

As regional president, ManpowerGroup France, Alain Roumilhac oversees all business lines in the country, including Manpower, Experis, FuturSkill, Right Management and ManpowerGroup Solutions. France represents the company’s largest single geography in terms of revenue. He first joined the company in May 2011 as managing director of Experis and ManpowerGroup Solutions for Southern Europe and assumed(…)

Felipe Navío

Felipe Navío

No stranger to tech startups, Felipe Navío was advisor and founder of ticket marketplace ticketbis in 2007 and strategy consultant in 2008 for Tuenti as it pivoted from being the “Spanish Facebook” to its present iteration as a cloud-based telephony service. In 2009, he joined with Juan Urdiales to co-found on-demand staffing platform Jobandtalent in(…)

Yvon Drouet

Yvon Drouet

As deputy general manager and CFO of Synergie, the sixth-largest staffing firm in France, Yvon Drouet oversees group finance and investments and plays a key role in Synergie’s international expansion. He is also a member of Synergie’s executive board. Synergie has developed its IT support services after acquiring DCS Easyware in 2018 in France and(…)

Martin Roll

Martin Roll

Martin Roll is CEO and president of the board of directors for Persona Service, a personnel service provider with more than 200 branches in Germany. Prior to this, he was managing director and chairman of the management board of AHS Group, an airline-independent ground handling group. He is now managing director at Hannover Airport in(…)

Francesco Baroni

Francesco Baroni

Francesco Baroni was named country manager of Gi Group Italy in 2019. In addition to coordinating the activities of Gi Group’s various brands, he leads the strategic development of an integrated value proposition to meet the increasingly complex needs of companies and candidates. He joined Gi Group in 2014 as a business innovation and technology(…)

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox has led Hays plc, the world’s sixth-largest staffing firm, as CEO since 2007. He is a chartered engineer with a degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Salford. He also holds an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in California in the US. Cox began his career at British Aerospace(…)