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Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is CEO of Fircroft, which was founded by his father, John Johnson. He joined in 1997 as a consultant and was promoted to operations director for the international oil and gas sector in 2001. Since taking the helm in 2005, he has overseen the global expansion of the company, taking advantage of the(…)

Margriet Koldijk

Margriet Koldijk

Margriet Koldijk is chairman of the Randstad Sourceright global leadership team and managing director of global client solutions at Randstad. Koldijk joined Randstad in 2006, having previously worked as COO of Dutch marketing and media company Novamedia. In her current role, Koldijk advises executives on strategic business, HR and talent issues around the world. With(…)

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(…)

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir

Christophe Catoir is the regional head of France for Adecco, and has been a member of the executive committee since September 2015. He joined Groupe Adecco France as internal auditor in 1995, immediately after his studies at the IESEG School of Management. In 2012, he was appointed managing director for Professional Staffing Groupe Adecco France. Between 1995 and 2005, Catoir held positions as finance(…)

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson

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

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj has been chairman of the board 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, Group CRIT rose to rank among the top five largest(…)

Daniel Augereau

Daniel Augereau

Daniel Augereau is the chairman and CEO of Synergie, the fifth-largest staffing firm in France. He trained as a technical blue-collar worker in the aeronautic industry and soon founded his first staffing firm, Europe Technique Assistance, in 1969. Ten years later, the company merged with another staffing firm, Sydergie, resulting in the launch of the(…)

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin is the founder and CEO of the French staffing firm Leader Intérim. The company was founded in 1992 and claims an average annual growth of 20% since its inception. In 2015, the company gained market share in France, and in the first half of 2016, Leader opened four new branches in France. Leader(…)

Aart van der Gaag

Aart van der Gaag

Since 2000, Aart van der Gaag has been director of ABU, the larger of the two Federations of Private Employment Agencies in the Netherlands. He became ABU’s president in May. With long-time experience at the director-level in a number of public and private staffing organisations, he is known as an influential contributor to one of(…)

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is managing director, U.K. and South America, with Robert Half International Inc. 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. He assumed responsibility for the South American operations last(…)