Eckard Gatzke has served as CEO of Randstad Germany since 2003. He is responsible for the sales organisation, marketing and communications and human resources. In addition, he contributes as country general manager for Tempo-Team, Randstad Professionals and GULP (sister companies). Under his leadership, Randstad Germany became the leading staffing firm in Germany. Prior to joining Randstad, Gatzke distinguished himself as an expert in the restructuring and reorganisation of leading companies in the logistics industry in Germany and Europe. His previous employers included Kuehne& Nagel, TNT, BahnTrans and Rhenus.