Dr. Christian Speidel is chairman and CEO of 7S Group GmbH, the Germany-based firm ranks on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of largest global staffing firms. Speidel has also served as managing director of 7S Group since 1997. Prior to 7S, Speidel was chairman at RöderZeltsysteme und Service AG from 1994 to 1996, and he was managing director of Wilh. Ispert AG & Co. KG from 1987 to 1994. Speidel holds a doctorate from the University of Freiburg.