Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj has been chairman and CEO of Groupe CRIT since 2002. He founded the company in 1962 and was first appointed to the board in 1969. Guedj is considered a pioneer and innovator in the French staffing industry. Under his management, Groupe CRIT rose to the top five largest staffing firms in France, and(…)

Seb O’Connell

Seb O’Connell

As managing director of Europe and Asia Pacific for Cielo, Seb O’Connell leads the organisation’s creation and delivery of customised, innovative solutions to clients seeking transformational change. O’Connell plays a key role in shaping the strategic direction of the organisation as it expands its global footprint. O’Connell brings to Cielo a strong background in business(…)

Sean Zimdahl

Sean Zimdahl

Sean Zimdahl has more than 20 years’ experience within the recruitment industry. As Allegis Group EMEA president, Zimdahl oversees all Allegis Group’s EMEA operating companies: Aerotek, Aston Carter, Talent2 and TEKsystems. Zimdahl co-founded Aston Carter in 1997 with the vision to build a professional brand focused on quality and delivery, to both clients and candidates,(…)

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow is a partner with law fi rm Osborne Clarke. Since 1990, he has advised staffing companies on all types of legal work, including commercial deals, international joint ventures and M&A. His multi-country team works for more than 100 hirers and suppliers on market-leading UK, EU and international flexible workforce (MSP, RPO and VMS)(…)

Kate Donovan

Kate Donovan

ManpowerGroup’s Kate Donovan has been Global RPO president since 2012 and was also named SVP ManpowerGroup Solutions and TAPFIN in 2014. RPO and TAPFIN are workforce solutions delivered to clients globally. Donovan’s insights help clients deliver on their business objectives and execute workforce strategies. Under Donovan’s leadership, ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO was named global leader by(…)

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding founded Uitzendbureau Amstelveen in 1960, and in 1964 renamed it Randstad. Goldschmeding took Randstad public in 1990, and in 2008, merged it with the Dutch group Vedior. He was CEO until 1999 and a member of the supervisory board until 2011 but remains the largest shareholder. Goldschmeding has a doctorate from the VU(…)