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Phillip Ullmann

Phillip Ullmann

Phillip Ullmann is chief executive officer of the Cordant Group, which had revenue of £490 million in its latest reported year. The company provides security, cleaning and recruitment services, was originally founded in 1959 by Jack Ullman (as Securiplan) and continues to be owned and run by the Ullmann family.

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is managing director, UK 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. His background in finance has been instrumental in developing(…)

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is the chief executive officer of Fircroft. Johnson joined Fircroft 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 from his father and company founder John Johnson, he has overseen the global expansion of the company.(…)

Maurizio Uboldi

Maurizio Uboldi

Since 2007, Maurizio Uboldi has been responsible for the M&A strategy and international expansion of Gi Group, one of the world’s leading HR companies providing a full range of services for the development of the labour market. Founded in Italy in 1998, Gi Group now operates in more than 40 countries worldwide, either directly or(…)

Dr. Christian Speidel

Dr. Christian Speidel

Dr. Christian Speidel is chairman and CEO of 7S Group GmbH, a Germany-based firm that ranks on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of largest global staffing firms. Speidel has also served as managing director of 7S Group since 1997. Prior to 7S, Speidel was chairman at RöderZelt systeme und Service AG from 1994 to 1996, and(…)

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen has been CEO and a member of the executive board of USG People nv since 2010. Prior to that, he served as an interim CEO of USG People nv and interim CFO. He has been active in the temporary employment sector since early 2003, starting off as CFO of Solvus nv, the publicly(…)

Mark Verstraete

Mark Verstraete

Mark Verstraete is the managing director of T-Groep, the sixth-largest staffing firm in Belgium and the 31st largest in Europe with operations in the Netherlands and Poland. In 2008, Verstraete led the acquisition of the Dutch privately held human resource company Luba by T-Groep, starting its international expansion and strengthening its position in the Benelux(…)

Kate Donovan

Kate Donovan

Since 2012, Kate Donovan has been ManpowerGroup’s global RPO president. In 2014, she was also named senior VP of ManpowerGroup Solutions and TAPFIN. Both companies offer clients global workforce solutions. ManpowerGroup Solutions delivers talent-driven solutions that capitalise on new thinking and new workforce models. Leveraging an in-depth understanding of global workforce trends, Donovan has also developed the workforce solutions(…)

Jurriën Koops

Jurriën Koops

Jurriën Koops was appointed director of the Dutch Federation of Employment Agencies (ABU) in 2014, having joined the organisation in 2002. In addition to his work with ABU, Koops is also chairman of the Foundation for Training and Development in the Flexible Staffing Industry (STOOF) and in December 2015 joined the board of Eurociett. Prior(…)

François Roux

François Roux

François Roux has been general manager of the French national 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(…)