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Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld has been CEO of Brunel International since 2000. Van Barneveld started his career as a senior manager at Coopers & Lybrand, which merged with Price Waterhouse in 1998 to form PwC. He then held successive management positions at companies in Belgium and the Netherlands. His most recent position before moving to(…)

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis is the CEO of the Harvey Nash Group. Originally appointed to the board in 2000 as CFO, he became CEO in 2005. Ellis joined Harvey Nash in 1998 from Hays plc. Before that, he worked in the accounting and auditing profession after qualifying as a chartered accountant. He is on the board of(…)

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld has been CEO of Brunel International since 2000, succeeding Jan Brand, who held the position since founding the company in 1975. Van Barneveld started his career as a senior manager at Coopers & Lybrand, which merged with Price Waterhouse in 1998 to form PwC. He then held successive management positions at(…)

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham is chief executive of PageGroup, the 12th-largest staffing firm in Europe. He joined Michael Page (as the company was then called) in 1987 as a consultant and was promoted to operating director in 1990 and appointed to the board as executive director of U.K. operations in 2001. He became managing director of U.K.(…)

Bernard S. Zen-Ruffinen

Bernard S. Zen-Ruffinen

Bernard Zen-Ruffinenis president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, for Korn Ferry, which he joined in 2009. From 2000 to 2009, he was the Swiss managing partner for Heidrick& Struggles and European head of the board and CEO practice. Previously, he served as president and chief executive officer of DHL/Danzas Latin America, a company belonging to(…)

Gerry Mason

Gerry Mason

Gerry Mason trained as a design engineer at Salford Technical College in the mid-1950s before emigrating to Toronto, Canada, where he studied mechanical engineering at the Ryson Institute for Technology. He then founded Morson in 1969, which he led until turning control over to his son, Ged Mason, in 1999 (see separate entry). He continues(…)

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara is the senior corporate executive officer of Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., the largest staffing company in Japan and fifth-largest in the world. Responsible for expanding Recruit’s business internationally, including within Europe, Motohara led Recruit’s purchase of international recruiter Advantage Resourcing and global job site Indeed in 2012. Motohara joined Recruit in 1983 as(…)

Jacques van den Broek

Jacques van den Broek

Jacques van den Broek joined Randstad as a branch manager in 1988. Appointments followed as regional director in the Netherlands and, subsequently, as marketing director Randstad Europe. In 2002, he moved to Capac Inhouse Services as managing director, also taking on responsibility for Randstad in Denmark and Switzerland. He was appointed to the executive board(…)

Sergey Salikov

Sergey Salikov

Sergey Salikov joined ANCOR in 1994 and the following year became director of the ANCOR Far East Regional office in Vladivostok, where he successfully formed the Eastern division and joined Irkutsk and Khabarovsk offices to the ANCOR network. Following a move to Moscow in 2004, he’s held numerous senior positions, including regional development director and(…)

Alessandro Ramazza

Alessandro Ramazza

Alessandro Ramazza is chairman of Obiettivo Lavoro Group, which includes Obiettivo Lavoro, the seventh-largest Italian staffing firm in Italy, as per Staffing Industry Analysts’ largest staffing firms in Italy report. Before becoming chairman in 2005, he was the director of HR for CMC Group of Ravenna. Obiettivo Lavoro has more than 500 employees and 104(…)