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Mariëtte Patijn

Mariëtte Patijn

Mariëtte Patijn is an official at FNV Bondgenoten, the largest union in the Netherlands. She has been a member of FNV’s executive committee since May 2013. Patijn represents the interests of temporary workers and is the union’s coordinator for collective bargaining. She joined FNV as a secretary in 1990, quickly rising through the ranks. In(…)

Margriet Spijker

Margriet Spijker

Margriet Spijker is general manager of private Dutch staffing firm Timing, a part of the ADG services group. According to research from SIA, Timing is the sixth largest staffing firm in the Netherlands. She joined the company as a consultant in 1988 and held various management positions, including deputy manager, before being appointed general manager(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Hans Leentjes

Hans Leentjes

Hans Leentjes has been president, Northern Europe and executive VP at ManpowerGroup since 2011. When he joined ManpowerGroup as manager of the Netherlands in 2005, he brought 15 years of employment services experience gained at Randstad. In 2008, he successfully finalized the acquisition of Vitae, a specialty engineering and finance firm with revenues in excess(…)

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz is president of Ciett, the International Confederation of Private Employment Services, and its European counterpart Eurociett. She is an influential lobbyist in the European Union, representing the interests of the employment and recruitment industry. In addition to her roles at Ciett and Eurociett, Muntz is director of group public affairs for Randstad. She(…)

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld has been CEO of Brunel International since 2000, succeeding Jan Brand who had held the position since founding the company in 1975. He started his career as a senior manager at Coopers & Lybrand, which merged with Price Waterhouse in 1998 to form PwC. Van Barneveld then held successive management positions(…)

Ron Icke

Ron Icke

Ron Icke is chairman of the supervisory boards of German staffing firm Orizon GmbH and Dutch staffing firm DPA; positions he has held since 2011 and 2010, respectively. In 1995 he joined Goudsmit (part of USG People) as CFO, being promoted to CEO in 2005. In 2006 he was appointed CEO and chairman of the(…)

Margriet Spijker

Margriet Spijker

Margriet Spijker is general manager of private Dutch staffing firm Timing, a part of the ADG services group. According to research from Staffing Industry Analysts, Timing is the fifth-largest staffing firm in the Netherlands. Spijker has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry, having joined the company as a consultant in 1988 and held(…)

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz is president of Ciett, the International Confederation of Private Employment Services, and Eurociett, the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies. She is an influential lobbyist in the European Union, helping to create a legal environment in which private employment agencies are able to prove their important role in a functioning labour market; she(…)