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Robert Jan van de Kraats

Robert Jan van de Kraats

A certified auditor, Robert Jan van de Kraats joined Randstad in 2001 as CFO. Van de Kraats was appointed vice chairman of the executive board in 2006. He is responsible for Japan, India, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. In addition, he is responsible for group finance and accounting, tax, treasury, business risk and audit, legal, IT(…)

Philip Gracco

Philip Gracco

Philip Gracco is the co-founder and CEO of Accent Jobs, a Belgian staffing group. He negotiated the entry of the private equity firm Gimv into the group’s capital in 2006 (which exited in 2012), an investment that boosted Accent’s growth and profitability.

Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Steve Russell is group chief executive of Bond International Software, a provider of specialist staffing software for recruitment agencies worldwide. During Russell’s career in software development, he has held a number of senior management positions, including group managing director of Scan Data International plc. Russell formed the company, which then acquired a controlling interest in(…)

Anna-Karin Hatt

Anna-Karin Hatt

Anna-Karin Hatt is the newly appointed CEO of Almega, the employer and trade organisation representing Sweden’s services sector. With nearly 75% of the country’s economically active population working in the services sector, the company offers expertise in negotiations, pay scales, contracts, working environments, labour law, and many other aspects of employment. Prior to joining Almega,(…)

Enrique Sanchez

Enrique Sanchez

Enrique Sanchez has been Adecco’s regional head of Iberia and South America since October 2009. Sanchez joined Adecco Spain in 1993 as branch manager. In 1995, he became manager of the central region. Two years later, he was appointed operations manager, and in 2001 president and general manager of Adecco Spain and Portugal. From 2003(…)

Robert Jan van de Kraats

Robert Jan van de Kraats

A certified auditor, Robert Jan van de Kraats joined Randstad in 2001 as CFO. Van de Kraats was appointed as vice-chairman of the executive board in 2006. He is responsible for Japan, India, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. In addition, he is responsible for group finance and accounting, tax, treasury, business risk and audit, legal, IT(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Tig Gilliam

Tig Gilliam

Tig Gilliam was appointed CEO of NES Global Talent, a specialist provider of engineering talent solutions, in 2014. He joined the board in 2013. Prior to NES Global Talent, Gilliam was operating partner for AEA Investors, a private equity firm. From 2007 to 2012, he was regional head and executive committee member of Adecco Group North America. Earlier in his career, he was a(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj has been chairman and CEO of Groupe CRIT since 2002. He founded the company in 1962 and was first appointed to the board in 1969. Guedj is considered a pioneer and innovator in the French staffing industry. Under his management, Groupe CRIT rose to the top five largest staffing firms in France, and(…)