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Chris Heutink

Chris Heutink

Chris Heutink started his career at Randstad as a consultant in the Netherlands in 1991. Various management positions followed until 2004, when he was promoted to managing director of Randstad Poland. After moving back to the Netherlands in 2007, he became director of operations. In 2009, he was appointed managing director of Randstad Netherlands. Heutink(…)

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld

Jan Arie van Barneveld is CEO of Brunel International nv, a Dutch firm with global operations focusing on the recruitment of professionals in sectors such as IT, engineering, legal and finance. Van Barneveld succeeded founder and major shareholder Jan Brand in 2000, which makes him one of the longest-sitting CEOs in the Dutch staffing market.

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 trade union CNV, which represents the interests of workers(…)

Wessel van Alphen

Wessel van Alphen

Wessel van Alphen is founder (1986) and owner of the Dutch company IT-Staffing, one of the largest IT specialist firms in the European staffing market. Following the launch in 1978 of his first company providing the services of self-employed IT specialists to clients, van Alphen was involved in the creation of numerous other businesses, ranging(…)

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(…)

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz

Annemarie Muntz is president of the World Employment Confederation, the voice of the employment industry at the global level, representing labour-market enablers in 50 countries and seven of the largest international workforce solutions companies. She chaired its European counterpart, WEC-Europe, from 2005 to 2018. She is an influential lobbyist in the international arena representing the interests of the employment and recruitment industry at large. In(…)

Margriet Spijker

Margriet Spijker

Margriet Spijker is general manager of Timing, the seventh-largest staffing company in the Netherlands and part of the ADG Group. She joined Timing in 1988 as a consultant, followed by various management positions, up to deputy manager, a role in which she worked alongside Annemarie Laan van Dongen, who retired as general manager in January(…)

Hans Ploos van Amstel

Hans Ploos van Amstel

Hans Ploos van Amstel joined Adecco Group as CFO in September 2015. He started his career in finance at Procter & Gamble in the Netherlands in 1989. Between 1992 and 2003, he held positions of increasing responsibility in P&G across Saudi Arabia, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. In 2003, he joined Levi Strauss & Co. in(…)

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. He was CEO until 1999 and a member of the supervisory board until 2011 but remains the largest shareholder. Goldschmeding has a doctorate from the VU(…)

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 agency work businesses. In addition to her roles at Ciett and Eurociett, Muntz is director group public affairs for Randstad. She also sits on(…)