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Federico Vione

Federico Vione

Federico Vione is regional head of Italy, Eastern Europe, Middle East, North Africa and India for Adecco. He originally joined Adecco in 1999 as branch manager and was soon promoted to zone manager for central Italy and has been a member of the executive committee since October 2009. Vione is Vice President of Assolavoro (Italian(…)

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 market(…)

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis is the CEO of the Harvey Nash Group. Originally appointed to the board in 2000 as CFO, he became CEO in 2005. Ellis joined Harvey Nash in 1998 from Hays plc. Before that, he worked in the accounting and auditing profession after qualifying as a chartered accountant. He is on the board of(…)

Alan Savage

Alan Savage

Alan Savage established the Orion Group in 1987. As a mechanical technician he worked his way through the ranks of engineering. Following a stint as a sales and marketing consultant, he formed the Orion Group to provide personnel to the booming engineering sector. Savage is a former chairman of Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club and(…)

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(…)

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel

As CEO of freelancing website Upwork, Stephane Kasriel drives the company’s vision of connecting businesses with talent faster than ever. Upwork connects 15 million freelancers to more than 5 million companies across more than 180 countries. Kasriel came to the company in 2012 as senior VP of engineering. In 2015, after he was named CEO, he led the company’s rebranding from Elance-oDesk. He also(…)

François Béharel

François Béharel

François Béharel joined Vedior in 1999 as a regional manager. Following various promotions, he became CEO of Vedior France in May 2007. Following the acquisition by Randstad, he was appointed president and CEO of the new combined Randstad Groupe France in 2008 and played a key role in the integration of its businesses. Béharel was(…)

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham is CEO of PageGroup, one of the largest staffing firms globally. The group now employs 7,000 people in 36 countries. He joined the company in 1987 — when it was still known as Michael Page — as a consultant, and became operating director in 1990. He was appointed executive director of UK operations in 2001,(…)

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding founded Uitzendbureau Amstelveen in 1960, and in 1964 renamed it Randstad. Goldschmeding took Randstad public in 1990, and in 2008, merged it with the Dutch group Vedior. CEO until 1999 and a member of the supervisory board until 2011, Goldschmeding remains the largest shareholder. Goldschmeding has a doctorate from the VU University Amsterdam and was professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Nyenrode(…)

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel

Stephane Kasriel was promoted to CEO of Upwork in April 2015. In this role Kasriel has rebranded the business to Upwork (from Elance-oDesk), to become the third-largest company by human cloud spend. Kasriel first joined the company in 2012 and rose to SVP of product engineering before becoming CEO. As SVP, he was responsible for(…)