German

Martin Weiß

Martin Weiß

Martin Weiß is co-founder and managing director of ZAG Personal & Perspektiven, 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 Personal & Perspektiven operates more than 100 branches and employs more than 10,000 workers with approximately(…)

Franz-Josef Schürmann

Franz-Josef Schürmann

Franz-Josef Schürmann serves as the regional head of Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DACH) for Adecco, a position he has held 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 client partner for several DAX 30 companies.(…)

Eckard Gatzke

Eckard Gatzke

Eckard Gatzke has been CEO of Randstad Germany since 2003. He is responsible for the sales organisation, marketing and communications, and human resources. He is also country general manager for sister companies Tempo-Team and GULP. Under Gatzke’s leadership, Randstad Germany has become the largest staffing firm in the country in terms of revenue. Before joining Randstad, Gatzke distinguished himself as an expert in the restructuring(…)

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann is CEO and founder of I.K. Hofmann (also known as Hofmann Personal). Hofmann is a member of the board of BAP, the German national staffing association, and also belongs to the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA). I.K. Hofmann was awarded the Ludwig Erhard Prize for business excellence in 2010 and holds the(…)

Eckard Gatzke

Eckard Gatzke

Eckard Gatzke has served as CEO of Randstad Germany since 2003. He is responsible for the sales organisation, marketing and communications and human resources. In addition, he contributes as country general manager for Tempo-Team, Randstad Professionals and GULP (sister companies). Under his leadership, Randstad Germany became the leading staffing firm in Germany. Prior to joining(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts is the president of the Federal Employers’ Association of Staffing Services (BAP). In 1992, Enkerts was elected as a board member of the German Association of Private Employment (BZA), and progressed to its presidency in 2004. The BZA and the Employers’ Association of Medium-Sized Personnel Services (AMP) merged in 2010/2011 to form BAP,(…)

Sean Zimdahl

Sean Zimdahl

Sean Zimdahl has more than 20 years’ experience within the recruitment industry. As Allegis Group EMEA president, Zimdahl oversees all Allegis Group’s EMEA operating companies: Aerotek, Aston Carter, Talent2 and TEKsystems. Zimdahl co-founded Aston Carter in 1997 with the vision to build a professional brand focused on quality and delivery, to both clients and candidates,(…)

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann

Ingrid Hofmann is CEO of I.K. Hofmann (also known as Hofmann Personal). Founded in 1985 in Nuremberg, I.K. Hofmann is one of the largest staffing agencies in Europe and one of the 10 largest staffing firms in Germany. In 2010, I.K. Hofmann was awarded the Ludwig Erhard Prize, the highest award for business excellence in(…)