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Bettina Schaller

Bettina Schaller

Bettina Schaller oversees the public affairs activities of The Adecco Group, encompassing regulatory and policy issues and the group’s memberships in employers’ associations at the global and European scale. She is a board member of the World Employment Confederation, VP of WEC Europe and chair of the WEC Europe Public Affairs Committee. She is a(…)

Robert Walters

Robert Walters

Robert Walters is chief executive of the firm bearing his name. After three years at Touche Ross & Co., Walters joined the recruitment firm Michael Page as one of its first employees. After an eight-year period, which included setting up the firm’s New York office, he returnedto London and established Robert Walters in 1985, specialising(…)

Geraldine King

Geraldine King

Geraldine King joined the National Recruitment Federation in 2009 and as its chief executive is responsible for running the NRF office and all divisions of the Federation. King led the lobbying effort that resulted in the awarding of the first apprenticeship programme for recruiters on the national academic framework, in partnership with the National College of Ireland. She is also a member(…)

Leen Geirnaerdt

Leen Geirnaerdt

Leen Geirnaerdt is CFO of the Dutch group USG People, which became a Recruit Holdings subsidiary in 2016. She assumed her role in 2010 and retained it after the acquisition was complete. Prior to acting as the group CFO, Geirnaerdt held various senior management positions within the group, including that of general manager of USG People Belgium’s shared service center transactions and support.(…)

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun

Jean-Marc Brun is the CEO of the French staffing group Adequat, a family-run company he founded in 1987. He has grown the business to rank among the 10 largest staffing firms in France. In the past ten 10, years the company’s revenue increase by a staggering average compound annual rate of 17%. In 1999, Brun(…)

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is senior managing director, UK, Middle East and South America, with Robert Half. He trained with Ernst & Young before he joined Robert Half in 1996, where he focused on accounting and finance recruitment, progressing to regional director in 2000 and managing director in 2005. His background in finance has been instrumental in(…)

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen is CEO of Recruit Global Staffing in the Netherlands. The group was previously known as USG People until it changed its name on 1 January 2018. Recruit Global Staffing is responsible for managing all of Recruit Group’s staffing activities. Zandbergen was appointed as the CEO of USG People in 2010, after serving as the company’s CFO since 2005. He was(…)

Eckard Gatzke

Eckard Gatzke

Eckard Gatzke has been CEO of Randstad Germany since 2003. He is responsible for the sales organisation, marketing and communications, and human resources. He is also country general manager for sister companies Tempo-Team, Randstad Professionals, and GULP. Under Gatzke’s leadership, according to research from Staffing Industry Analysts, Randstad Germany has become the largest staffing firm(…)

Mariette Patijn

Mariette Patijn

Mariette Patijn is an official at FNV Bondgenoten, the largest union in the Netherlands, and a member of the union’s executive committee since May 2013. She represents the interests of temporary workers. Since 1995 she contributed substantially to the creation of collective labour agreements for temporary workers, including the one concluded last year, with equal(…)

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(…)