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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(…)

Jacques van den Broek

Jacques van den Broek

Jacques van den Broek joined Randstad as a branch manager in 1988. Appointments followed as regional director in the Netherlands and, subsequently, as marketing director Randstad Europe. In 2002, he moved to Capac Inhouse Services as managing director, also taking on responsibility for Randstad in Denmark and Switzerland. He was appointed to the executive board(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen

Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive VMS, the largest VMS provider in the Benelux. Nétive started in 2003 with two customers and has grown to more than 170 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(…)

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(…)

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(…)