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Sergio Picarelli

Sergio Picarelli

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(…)

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive, 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 manage contingent workforces and recruit permanent staff within one single(…)

Chris Heutink

Chris Heutink

Chris Heutink started his career at Randstad as a consultant in the Netherlands in 1991. Various management positions followed until 2004, when he was promoted to managing director of Randstad Poland. After moving back to the Netherlands in 2007, he became director of operations. In 2009, he was appointed managing director of Randstad Netherlands. Heutink(…)

Lord Michael Ashcroft

Lord Michael Ashcroft

Lord Michael Ashcroft is an international businessman, author, philanthropist and pollster. He was appointed nonexecutive chairman of Impellam Group plc in 2014. Ashcroft resigned from the House of Lords in March 2015, stating that his other activities did not permit him “to devote the time that membership of the Lords properly required”. He is the founder and chairman of Crimestoppers, vice patron of the(…)

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen was appointed CEO of USG People in 2010, having served as the company’s CFO since 2005. Zandbergen was CFO of Belgian staffing group Solvus between 2003 and 2005, when the company was acquired by USG People. In addition to his work at USG People, Zandbergen is a member of the supervisory board of(…)

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth is CEO of Staffline, supplying up to 35,000 workers every day to more than 1,300 clients. Staffline also provides services to the UK government-funded Welfare to Work and Skills arena. Hogarth has been with the company since 2002. Private equity firm Living Bridge funded the buy-in/management buyout of the firm in 2000 and(…)

François Roux

François Roux

François Roux has been general manager of the French staffing association, Prism’emploi, since 2001. In this role, he represents the interests of the staffing industry, lobbying government and negotiating with social partners and French institutions. In 2013, Roux led the talks with trade unions that resulted in the creation of a form of indefinite duration(…)

Manuel Roger

Manuel Roger

As SVP, EMEA markets and operations, Manuel Roger is responsible for Beeline’s operations in Europe. He joined Adecco Group in 1998 as an international IT project manager, where he was responsible for front-office solutions, online testing, and e-commerce platforms. In 2002, Roger became an IT international procurement manager for Adecco Group. In 2014, he became(…)

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson joined Pertemps in 1976 as a secretary and by 1983 had progressed to the boardroom as commercial director. From 1983 to 2000, she was responsible for the formation of a corporate business team and turnover grew tenfold from £32m to £323m. In, 2000,Watson was named managing director and then became chairperson in 2012.(…)

Bernard Zen-Ruffinen

Bernard Zen-Ruffinen

Bernard Zen-Ruffinen is 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 CEO of DHL/ Danzas Latin America, a company belonging(…)