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Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld

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

Mariette Patijn

Mariette Patijn

Mariette Patijn is an official at FNV Bondgenoten, the largest union in the Netherlands, and a member of the union’s executive committee since May 2013. She represents the interests of temporary workers. Since 1995 she contributed substantially to the creation of collective labour agreements for temporary workers, including the one concluded last year, with equal(…)

Robert Jan van de Kraats

Robert Jan van de Kraats

Robert Jan van de Kraats became Randstad Holding nv’s CFO in 2001 and vice chairman of the executive board in 2006. He is responsiblefor group finance and accounting, tax, treasury, business risk and audit, IT and investor relations.He is also responsible for Randstad’s operations in India and the Yacht business. A qualified chartered accountant, vande(…)

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding is the founder, former president and CEO of Randstad Holding. Under his leadership the company became one of the largest staffing firms in the world. In March 2011 he stepped down from the company but remains the largest shareholder. On his 80th birthday in 2013, Goldschmeding was awarded the Gold Medal of the(…)

Ron Icke

Ron Icke

Ron Icke is chairman of the supervisory boards of Orizon GmbH, the 10th-largest staffing company in Germany, and DPA, a Dutch secondment provider. Icke entered the staffing industry in 1995, when he joined Goudsmit (part of USG People) as CEO. In 2006, he was appointed as CEO and chairman of the Board in USG People,(…)

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(…)

Alex Mulder

Alex Mulder

Alex Mulder has been a member of the supervisory board of USG People NV since 2006, where he is a member of the remuneration and appointments committee. In 1972, at the age of 25, he founded staffing firm Unique Uitzendbureau, which merged with rival staffing firm Goudsmit in 1997 to form USG People. Mulder was(…)

Dinette Koolhaas

Dinette Koolhaas

Dinette Koolhaas is Kelly Services’ VP and managing director EMEA. She is also a board member for Kelly’s joint venture with Persol in Asia Pacific and a board member of the World Employment Confederation. Fluent in English, German, Dutch and French, Koolhaas first worked at a logistics consultancy agency in Holland. In 1997, she began her career in staffing with USG People,(…)

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(…)

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(…)