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 is responsible for all operations in the Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Eastern Europe (Poland, Turkey, Greece, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Hungary), as well as for global client solutions. He was appointed to the executive board in 2014.
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 the Dutch Flower Group and was appointed to the supervisory board of Dutch energy company Eneco Holding in March 2015.
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 large. In addition to her roles at WEC, Muntz is managing director of group public affairs for Randstad Holding. She also sits on the board of CSR Europe, a European network for sustainable businesses.
Hans Ploos van Amstel joined The Adecco Group as CFO and a member of its executive committee in 2015. Before joining The Adecco Group, he was CFO of Cofra Group from 2009 to 2013, before acting as co-CEO of C&A Europe for a transition period until 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 Procter & Gamble across Saudi Arabia, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. In 2003, he joined Levi Strauss & Co. in Belgium as VP of finance and operation Europe, and moved to the US as global CFO in 2005.
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 also worked at Randstad, in the Netherlands, for four years as director of operations and four years as managing director of operations in Atlanta, Ga., USA.
A certified auditor, Robert Jan van de Kraats joined Randstad in 2001 as CFO. Van de Kraats was appointed vice chairman of the executive board in 2006. He is responsible for Japan, India, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. In addition, he is responsible for group finance and accounting, tax, treasury, business risk and audit, legal, IT and investor relations. He is also a board member of OCI NV, a member of the supervisory board of Schiphol Group, and a member of the monitoring committee of the Dutch Corporate Governance Code.
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 (STOOF). Prior to joining ABU, Koops worked as a policy advisor for trade union CNV, which represents the interests of workers in construction, the industrial sector, transportation, food, and services. He was also a senior consultant for business development for Dutch staffing firm Start People, a USG People company.
Margriet Spijker is general manager of private Dutch staffing firm Timing, a part of the ADG services group. According to research from SIA, Timing is the sixth-largest staffing firm in the Netherlands. She joined the company as a consultant in 1988 and held various management positions, including deputy manager, before being appointed general manager in 2012.
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 solution. Before Nétive, Tiessen worked as international IT manager at Kelly Services for eight years. In 2010, Nétive acquired Brightbox HR, the first freelancer management system in Europe, and in 2012 it acquired a VMS solution for SAP customers.
Hans Ploos van Amstel joined the Adecco Group as CFO in September 2015. He started his career in finance at Procter & Gamble (P&G) 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 Belgium as VP of finance and operations, Europe, and moved to the USA as global CFO in 2005. In his most recent position, Van Amstel was CFO of COFRA Group, a company active in fashion retail, commercial real estate and private equity, from 2009 to 2013, before acting as co-CEO of C&A Europe for a transition period until 2015.