Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara is a managing corporate executive officer within Tokyobased Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., the fifth-largest staffing firm in the world. Motohara is responsible for developing and executing strategies to expand Recruit’s business internationally. Motohara joined Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., in 1983 as a sales and marketing associate, rising to hold various leadership positions. In(…)

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap is managing director of Hays UK & Ireland and chairman of Hays Asia Pacific. Heap has been with the company since 1988. In 1997, he was appointed managing director of Hays Australia, adding New Zealand in 1999, Hong Kong and China in 2006, Japan and Singapore in 2007 and Malaysia in 2012. In(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

Ann Swain has been the chief executive of APSCo since 1999, establishing it as the only trade body dedicated to supporting the needs of recruitment firms operating in professional staffing sectors in the UK. APSCo has a reputation for innovation and leadership and now has a global footprint with separate international businesses in Germany and(…)

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis is the CEO of the Harvey Nash Group. Originally appointed to the board in 2000 as CFO, he became CEO in 2005. Ellis joined Harvey Nash in 1998 from Hays plc. Before that, he worked in the accounting and auditing profession after qualifying as a chartered accountant. He is on the board of(…)

Federico Vione

Federico Vione

At the end of 2015, Federico Vione was appointed chief sales and innovation officer for Adecco. He originally joined Adecco in 1998 as a temp. In 2001 he became country manager of Ajilon Italy and then Switzerland in 2003. In 2005, Vione was appointed project leader, global account management, and subsequently head of Eastern Europe(…)

Kevin Green

Kevin Green

Kevin Green is CEO of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the UK’s £31.5 billion recruitment industry. Green joined the REC in 2008, having been HR director at Royal Mail, where he was responsible for all people-related issues for the business with its 165,000 employees. The REC is committed to raising(…)