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Tim Cook

Tim Cook

nGage
Group CEO
British

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020

As group CEO of London-based nGage Specialist Recruitment, a portfolio of highly specialist recruitment companies, Tim Cook enables member businesses to develop their strategies and empowers management to execute their plans. Cook has more than 30 years of experience in recruitment and was the global head of digital and business innovation at Hays, where he oversaw digital activities in 32 countries before attaining his current position in 2013. In 2019, two nGage businesses were named in The Sunday Times Best Companies list. Cook places the customer above all else, leading the boards of each group company to deliver exemplary service on high-profit growth targets to create value for shareholders.

Seb O’Connell

Seb O’Connell

Cielo
President, EMEA & APAC

Seb O’Connell’s focus on creating a sustainable, innovative, efficient and agile organisation resulted in his regions growing at more than twice the market rate in 2018 and his promotion to president in early 2019. He is the executive leader for the EMEA and APAC regions as well as Cielo’s global executive team sponsor of total talent acquisition, employer brand and executive search. O’Connell is dedicated to providing a positive employee experience and believes success comes from diverse and inclusive teams. From a client perspective, he is most proud of the 2018 launch of the Cielo Total Talent programme with Société Générale — disrupting the approach to permanent, contingent, executive and graduate recruitment in one programme.

Anne Heraty

Anne Heraty

Cpl Resources
CEO

Anne Heraty is CEO of Cpl Resources plc., a provider of workforce solutions, specialist recruitment, managed services and outsourcing. The company has annual turnover of more than €455 million, more than 670 traditional employees and a weekly average of more than 12,000 temp/contract staff under management in customer sites. Cpl has grown through both strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Most recently, Heraty was recognised as the Business & Finance “Business Person of the Year 2014” and Cpl was ranked as “Best Place to Work 2016” in the large organisation category. Heraty is the president of the Irish Business and Employers Confederation and the chair of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Ireland.

Dave Chaplin

Dave Chaplin

Contractorcalculator, IR35 Shield
Founder & CEO
British

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020

Dave Chaplin is the CEO and founder of contracting authority ContractorCalculator and tax compliance firm IR35 Shield. Chaplin was an IT contractor for several years before founding ContractorCalculator, a multifaceted resource hub for the contingent workforce, which he launched in 1999. IR35 Shield, founded in 2017, enables firms, agencies and contractors to remain compliant with the IR35 and off-payroll legislation. Chaplin is also the author of Contractors’ Handbook Third Edition and, more recently, IR35 & Off-Payroll – explained. He assists with IR35 tax tribunals, has consulted on many occasions for HMRC and advises senior politicians and government bodies on freelance tax matters.

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts

BAP
President

Volker Enkerts is president of BAP, Germany’s national staffing association. Since 1989, he has owned and operated Hamburg-based FLEX-TIME GmbH. In 1992, Enkerts became a board member of the BZA — BundesverbandZeitarbeit Personal Dienstleistungen (German Association of Private Employment) — and then president in 2004. In 2010/2011, BZA merged with AMP — Arbeitgeberverband Mittelständischer Personaldienstleister (Employers’ Association of Medium-Sized Personnel Services) — to form BAP. He was elected as president after the merger. Enkerts has also been a board member of the BDA, Bundesvereinigung der DeutschenArbeitgeberverbände (Confederation of German Employers’ Associations), since 1998.

James Reed

James Reed

Reed Global
Chairman

James Reed is chairman of Reed Global, which was founded by his father in 1960. The company has 3,000 employees working in 140 locations worldwide. Reed is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was formerly an associate of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and a member of the Institute for Public Policy Research’s business-led taskforce on race equality and diversity in the private sector. Reed is a regular media commentator on work and labour market issues, with recent appearances including BBC News, Sky News, BBC Radio 2 and The Apprentice. He is also co-author of the best-selling books Put Your Mindset to Work and Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again.

Alain Dehaze

Alain Dehaze

The Adecco Group
CEO
Belgian

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020

Alain Dehaze is CEO of The Adecco Group, a role he has held since September 2015. Adecco ranks No. 2 on SIA’s list of Largest Global Staffing Firms. He became chair of the Global Apprenticeship Network in 2016. He has been a member of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work since 2017. Dehaze is also a steward of the World Economic Forum system initiative on education, gender and work and is co-chair of the Governors for the World Economic Forum’s Professional Services Industry Community. Furthermore, Dehaze was VP of the board of the World Employment Confederation Europe and a WEC board member from 2010 to 2015.

Viktor Calabrò

Viktor Calabrò

Coople
Founder & Executive Chairman
Swiss

Staffing 100 Europe | 2020

Viktor Calabrò is the founder and executive chairman of Coople, an on-demand platform for flexible work that has more than 350,000 registered workers in Switzerland and the UK. In 2019, Calabrò and his team opened a new Coople headquarters in Zurich. This year, he expanded business into the agricultural sector in Switzerland to help curb staff shortages because of travel restrictions due to Covid-19. He advocated for the interests of the Swiss startup community with the Swiss government and believes in making flexible work the go-to-market strategy for HR in all industries. Calabrò has also launched the second edition of his book Flexible Workforce, which explores the challenges of the modern workplace.

Sergio Picarelli

Sergio Picarelli

The Adecco Group
Regional Head of Italy, Eastern Europe & MENA and India

Sergio Picarelli was appointed regional head of Italy; Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa; and India for Adecco in October 2015. In 1993, Picarelli joined Adecco in Italy, starting as managing director of an Adecco Group Company (Permanent Placement). In 1997, he was appointed chief sales and marketing director, Italy. From 2002 to 2004 Picarelli served as regional head for Central Europe and was thereafter appointed COO of Adecco Staffing Division Worldwide. From 2005 to 2009, he served as country manager of Adecco Italy and Switzerland (Switzerland until the end of 2008). From January 2009 until his appointment as chief sales officer in October 2009, he served as chief international sales officer of the Adecco Group. Picarelli graduated in business administration from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir

The Adecco Group
Regional Head of France

Regional head of France and member of the executive committee since 2015, Christophe Catoir joined Groupe Adecco France as internal auditor in 1995. He then held positions as finance manager and regional manager until 2005, when he was appointed head of permanent placement activities in France; he joined the Groupe Adecco France management team in 2007. In 2009, Catoir was appointed managing director of Adecco South-East France, and in 2012, he became managing director for Professional Staffing Groupe Adecco France. He graduated from the IESEG School of Management, France.