Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive, the largest VMS provider based on Salesforce.com in the Benelux. Founded in 2003, Nétive started with two customers and has grown to more than 200 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Finland and the UK. Nétive focuses on creating the best possible cloud software to manage contingent workforces and recruit permanent staff within one single(…)

Hans Ploos van Amstel

Hans Ploos van Amstel

Hans Ploos van Amstel joined The Adecco Group as CFO in 2015. He started his career in finance at Procter & Gamble in the Netherlands in 1989. Between 1992 and 2003, he held positions of increasing responsibility in Procter & Gamble across Saudi Arabia, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. In 2003, he joined Levi trauss & Co. in Belgium, as VP finance and operation(…)

George Corona

George Corona

George Corona was named president and CEO of Kelly Services in May 2017. Headquartered in Michigan, USA, Kelly Services is one of the largest global workforce solutions providers, with revenue of US$5.28 billion in 2016. Corona joined the company in 1994 and has held numerous leadership roles throughout the last two decades. He served as(…)

Jean-François Denoy

Jean-François Denoy

Currently managing director of Manpower France, Jean-François Denoy has held various positions with ManpowerGroup, including roles with operational management responsibilities and in HR. As HR director, he led training, career management and HR development from 2006 to 2010. Denoy was appointed HR and services managing director of Manpower France in 2010 and managing director in(…)

Neil Carberry

Neil Carberry

Neil Carberry was appointed chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation in June 2018, having been managing director of the Confederation of British Industry, leading the CBI’s work on the labour market, skills, energy and infrastructure. In 1999, Carberry began his career in recruitment working for executive search firm Fraser Watson before earning a(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

APSCo founder and Global CEO Ann Swain has more than 30 years’ recruitment experience, which includes time as managing director of Learning Curve and UK sales director at Computer People before establishing APSCo in 1999. APSCo is an international trade body representing the professional recruitment sector with operations in the UK, Germany, Singapore and Australia. In 2014, Swain joined the Executive Committee of(…)