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Aart van der Gaag

Aart van der Gaag

Since 2000, Aart van der Gaag has been director of ABU, the larger of the two Federations of Private Employment Agencies in the Netherlands. He became ABU’s president in May. With long-time experience at the director-level in a number of public and private staffing organisations, he is known as an influential contributor to one of(…)

Leo Lindelauf

Leo Lindelauf

Leo Lindelauf joined Randstad in 1979 as district manager and has held various management roles, such as becoming managing director operations for Randstad Europe in 1994 and general manager of Randstad Netherlands in 1999. In 2001 he was appointed to the executive board and is now responsible for the Randstad and Tempo-Team brands in the(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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.

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(…)

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(…)

Dinette Koolhaas

Dinette Koolhaas

Based in Switzerland, Dinette Koolhaas serves as VP and operations leader, EMEA, for Kelly Services. Koolhaas is also a board member for Kelly’s joint venture, TS Kelly Asia Pacific. Koolhaas joined Kelly Services in 2008 as VP and regional general manager for Western Europe, where she led eight country general managers to deliver on regional and(…)