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Wessel van Alphen Sr.

Wessel van Alphen Sr.

Wessel van Alphen Sr. is the founder and CEO of IT-Staffing, one of the largest IT specialist staffing firms in the European market and the fifth largest staffing firm in the Netherlands. Van Alphen started his first company in 1978 providing the services of self-employed IT specialists to clients. In December 2013, van Alphen Sr.(…)

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive VMS, the largest VMS provider based on Salesforce.com in the Benelux. Founded in 2003, Nétive started with two customers and has grown to more than 200 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Finland and the UK. Nétive focuses on creating the best possible cloud software to(…)

Jilko Andringa

Jilko Andringa

Jilko Andringa joined ManpowerGroup in 2008 as general manager, Netherlands, and was named president of Northern Europe in January 2016. He previously served as the regional managing director of Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Austria. Andringa is a graduate in business economics and marketing. He spent five years at Exxon in different management positions. He(…)

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen was appointed CEO of USG People in 2010, having served as the company’s CFO since 2005. Zandbergen was CFO of Belgian staffing group Solvus between 2003 and 2005, when the company was acquired by USG People. In addition to his work at USG People, Zandbergen is a member of the supervisory board of(…)

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive, the largest VMS provider based on Salesforce.com in the Benelux. Founded in 2003, Nétive started with two customers and has grown to more than 200 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Finland and the UK. Nétive focuses on creating the best possible cloud software to manage contingent workforces and recruit permanent staff within one single(…)

Alex Mulder

Alex Mulder

Alex Mulder has been a supervisory board member of USG People NV since 2006. As the founder of Unique Uitzendbureau in 1972, he is also effectively the founder of USG People, of which he was chairman and chief executive officer up to 2006. It was during his tenure that the acquisition of Belgian staffing group(…)

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 a board member of the Association of Payroll Companies (VPO) and chairman of the Foundation for Training and Development in the Flexible Staffing Industry(…)

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz is president of the World Employment Confederation, representing labour-market enablers in 50 countries and seven of the largest international workforce solutions companies. She also chairs its European counterpart, WEC-Europe. She is an influential lobbyist at the global level and at the European Union, representing the interests of the employment and recruitment industry at(…)

Robert Jan van de Kraats

Robert Jan van de Kraats

Robert Jan van de Kraats has been CFO of Randstad since 2001 and was appointed vice chairman of the executive board in 2006. He is responsible for control, strategy and M&A, finance and accounting, legal, tax, treasury, business risk and audit, IT, and investor relations for the Group for operations in Japan, India, Denmark, Sweden,(…)

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. Prior to joining ABU, Koops worked as a policy advisor for(…)