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Stefan Kölbl

Stefan Kölbl

Stefan Kölbl is chairman of German firm DEKRA SE, which includes DEKRA Personnel, the temporary work and training and education division of the company that posted revenue of €520.9 million in 2016. Kölbl joined DEKRA in 2000 after working as a management consultant. He became chairman in 2010. Kölbl was appointed managing director of the(…)

Martin Weiß

Martin Weiß

Martin Weiß is the co-founder and managing director of ZAG Zeitarbeit, headquartered in Hanover, Germany. In 2007, Weiß founded the non-profit ZAG foundation Pro Chance, which supports the young and disadvantaged in various projects. Founded in 1984, ZAG Zeitarbeit operates more than 100 branches, employs more than 10,000 workers with approximately 17,000 client companies. With turnover(…)

Stefan Kölbl

Stefan Kölbl

Stefan Kölbl is chairman of the management board for German firm Dekra SE, which includes Dekra Personnel, a temporary work and training & education division of the company that posted revenue of €390.3 million in 2013. Kölbl joined Dekra in 2000 after working as a management consultant. He took on the chairman role in 2010.(…)

Georg Breucker

Georg Breucker

Georg Breucker is the CEO of Persona Service. Headquartered in Lüdenscheid, North Rhine Westphalia, the company is one of the five largest in the German staffing market. The company has a branch network of 185 locations in Germany and Switzerland with its first office outside of Germany opening in Basel in 2002. It was founded(…)

Christian Speidel

Christian Speidel

Dr. Christian Speidel is chairman and CEO of 7S Group GmbH, the Germany-based firm ranks on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of largest global staffing firms. Speidel has also served as managing director of 7S Group since 1997. Prior to 7S, Speidel was chairman at RöderZeltsysteme und Service AG from 1994 to 1996, and he was(…)

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann is CEO of I.K. Hofmann (also known as Hofmann Personal). Founded in 1985 in Nuremberg, Germany, I.K. Hofmann is one of the largest staffing agencies in Europe and one of the five largest staffing firms in Germany. I.K. Hofmann in 2010 was awarded the Ludwig Erhard Prize, the highest award for business excellence(…)

Franz-Josef Schürmann

Franz-Josef Schürmann

Franz-Josef Schürmann is Adecco’s chief sales and innovation officer, a position he assumed in July 2017. Prior to that, he led Adecco’s Germany, Austria, Switzerland region since January 2016. He started his career at Accenture in 1996. As a member of the German and European leadership teams of Accenture, in 2008 he was named global(…)

Sean Zimdahl

Sean Zimdahl

With more than 20 years of recruitment industry experience, Sean Zimdahl is president of Allegis Group’s EMEA operating companies: Aerotek, Aston Carter and TEKsystems. Zimdahl co-founded Aston Carter in 1997 and led a management buy-out in 2007 to Baird Capital Partners Europe; he continued as CEO and the business diversified both by sector and geography.(…)

Helga Schwitzer

Helga Schwitzer

Helga Schwitzer is the executive board member of the IG Metall Union and is responsible for collective bargaining. Schwitzer successfully negotiated a new collective agreement for the metal and electrical industry and agreed to a 15 percent wage increase for agency workers in the sector, an agreement that led to collective bargaining agreements in other(…)

Andreas Dinges

Andreas Dinges

Andreas Dinges became the regional head of the Adecco Group’s Germany and Austriadivision in 2009 and is an executivecommittee member. He joined Adecco in 2006 as CEO of DIS DeutscherIndustrie Service AG. From 2002 to 2006, he was the spokesman of the executiveboard of 3M ESPE AG. He started his career at 3M Company in(…)