Dinette Koolhaas joined Kelly Services in 2008 and was named VP and head of operations for Kelly’s EMEA operations in 2013. In 2017, she became VP and managing director for Kelly Services in EMEA. In her role, she provides strategic direction with a focus on life science, FEE (perm placement), project resourcing and local specialties. Through education and experience, Koolhaas consistently informs clients and talent about the importance of adapting to the way technology has revolutionised how exceptional talent is acquired, developed and retained. She is a member of the board of directors of PersolKelly APAC, a joint venture between Kelly Services and Persol Holdings Co. Ltd.