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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(…)

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 and education division of the company that posted revenue of €456.4 million in 2014. Kölbl joined DEKRA in 2000 after working as a management consultant. He took on the chairman role in 2010.(…)

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts is the president of the Employers’ Association of Personnel Service Providers, also known as BAP. In 1992, Enkerts was elected as a board member of the German Association of Private Employment, also known as the BZA, and progressed to the president role in 2004. The BZA and the Employers’ Association of Medium-Sized Personnel Services merged to form BAP, of which he was(…)

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, Randstad Professionals and GULP. Under Gatzke’s leadership, Randstad Germany has become the largest staffing firm in the country in terms of revenue.(…)

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts

Volker Enkerts is president of BAP, Germany’s national staffing association. Since 1989, he has owned and operated Hamburg-based FLEX-TIME GmbH. In 1992, Enkerts became a board member of the BZA — BundesverbandZeitarbeit Personal Dienstleistungen (German Association of Private Employment) — and then president in 2004. In 2010/2011, BZA merged with AMP — Arbeitgeberverband Mittelständischer Personaldienstleister(…)

Dr. Christian Speidel

Dr. Christian Speidel

Dr. Christian Speidel is chairman and CEO of 7S Group GmbH, a Germany-based firm that 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 RöderZelt systeme und Service AG from 1994 to 1996, and(…)