Staffing 100 Europe | 2020
Even Hagelien has been director, staffing industry, for the Norwegian Federation of Service Industries and Retail Trade, or NHO, since 2007. In that time, he has also represented Norway at the private employment industries, international bodies’ Ciett and later at the World Employment Confederation when it rebranded from Ciett. In 2011, Hagelien co-founded the Nordic Network, where Nordic staffing federations discuss common matters. In 2015, he became chair of the Eurociett Research Committee and later the WEC Economic Affairs Committee. In 2019, he was elected as a member of the global board of the World Employment Confederation.