Hans Leentjes joined ManpowerGroup’s executive management team as the executive VP, president of Northern Europe, in January 2011. Previous to this appointment he was the head of ManpowerGroup’s EMEA central region. Leentjes joined ManpowerGroup in 2005 as country manager of the Netherlands, leading the company through a successful new branding implementation, a more client-centric and solution-driven sales approach and the acquisition of Vitae, among other achievements. Leentjes was a board member of ABU, the Dutch association of temporary work agencies, for five years. In May 2014, Leentjes was elected as VP of CIETT, the International Confederation of Private Employment Services.