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Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding is the founder, former president and CEO of Randstad Holding. Under his leadership the company became one of the largest staffing firms in the world. In March 2011 he stepped down from the company but remains the largest shareholder. On his 80th birthday in 2013, Goldschmeding was awarded the Gold Medal of the(…)

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez

Roland Gomez is CEO of the French staffing group Proman, which he founded in 1990. The family run company is the fifth-largest staffing firm in France and the largest privately held staffing firm operating in the French market. A rare feature for a top player in the staffing industry, the Gomez family are the sole(…)

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.(…)

Alain Roumilhac

Alain Roumilhac

Alain Roumilhac is ManpowerGroup’s president of Southern Europe, the largest region for the business in terms of revenue. Previously, he served as president of Experis and ManpowerGroup Solutions in France as well as segment leader for Experis Southern Europe. Before he joined ManpowerGroup, Roumilhac was CEO of the French IT Management services firm Osiatis, and(…)

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann is CEO of I.K. Hofmann (also known as Hofmann Personal). Founded in 1985 in Nuremberg, Germany, I.K. Hofmann is one of the largest staffing agencies in Europe and one of the five largest staffing firms in Germany. I.K. Hofmann in 2010 was awarded the Ludwig Erhard Prize, the highest award for business excellence(…)

Enrique Sanchez

Enrique Sanchez

Enrique Sanchez serves as the regional head of Adecco Iberia & South America, a position he has held since October 2009. Sanchez joined Adecco Spain in 1993 as branch manager. In 1995, he became regional manager of the Central Region. Two years later, he was appointed operations manager, and in 2001 president and general manager(…)

Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor

In October 2016, Matthew Taylor was appointed to lead an independent review into modern employment in the UK. The resulting “Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices,” published in July, considered the implications of new forms of work on worker rights and responsibilities, as well as on employer freedoms and obligations and how to address future(…)

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive VMS, the largest VMS provider based on Salesforce.com in the Benelux. Founded in 2003, Nétive started with two customers and has grown to more than 200 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Finland and the UK. Nétive focuses on creating the best possible cloud software to(…)

Mariëtte Patijn

Mariëtte Patijn

Mariëtte Patijn is an official at FNV Bondgenoten, the largest union in the Netherlands. She has been a member of FNV’s executive committee since May 2013. Patijn represents the interests of temporary workers and is the union’s coordinator for collective bargaining. She joined FNV as a secretary in 1990, quickly rising through the ranks. In(…)

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual

Samuel Tual is president of Groupe Actual, one of the top privately held staffing firms in the French market. Tual co-founded the company with his father, Gérard Tual, in 2001 from the merger of their respective staffing firms. In 2014, Tual was able to secure funding from private equity partners CM-CIC Capital Finance and Ouest(…)