In February 2015, Stefano Scabbio was appointed president of Mediterranean Southern Europe Region. Scabbio joined ManpowerGroup in September 2003 as financial director of Italy. In 2006 he was appointed managing director of ManpowerGroup Italy and shortly after he became president. In 2008 he became a member of the EMEA strategic executive team. Then in 2010 with the newly created Southern Europe Region, his role expanded to regional managing director of Italy and Iberia. In 2014 Scabbio become president of Assolavoro, the Italian Association of Private Employment Agencies. Scabbio established LincMagazine, a ManpowerGroup newsletter that focuses on the economy and labour market in Italy and is the author of a variety of books, including Genesis reform: the new labour market.
Stefano Scabbio was appointed president of ManpowerGroup’s Mediterranean Southern Europe Region in February 2015. Scabbio joined ManpowerGroup in 2003 as financial director of Italy. In 2006, he became managing director of ManpowerGroup Italy and shortly after he became president.In 2008 he was appointed to the EMEA Strategic Executive Team. And in 2010, with the newly created Southern Europe Region, his role expanded to regional managing director of Italy and Iberia.In November 2014, Scabbio become president of Assolavoro, the Italian Association of Private Employment Agencies.
Stefano Colli-Lanzi is founder and CEO of Gi Group. Established in 1998 in Italy, Gi Group is one of the world’s leading HR companies, providing a range of services for the development of the labour market. Gi Group now operates in more than 40 countries worldwide, either directly or through strategic partnerships. Colli-Lanzi is the vice chairman of Assolavoro (Italian National Association for Employment Agencies) and is a professor of business economics at the Milan Catholic University.
In April 2017, Federico Vione was appointed regional head of North America, UK and Ireland, Adecco and Pontoon. He had been chief sales and innovation officer from October 2015; and regional head of Italy, Eastern Europe and India from September 2011 to September 2015. Vione originally joined Adecco in 1999 as a branch manager and held several leadership roles until his appointment as country manager of Adecco Italy in 2009. Vione was VP of Assolavoro, the Italian Association of Private Employment Agencies, between 2010 and 2012 and has been a member of the executive committee of Adecco since October 2009.
In 2007, Agostino Di Maio became general manager of Assolavoro, the National Association of Staffing Agencies, in Italy. Founded in October 2006 from the merger of the three pre-existing representative agencies, Assolavoro represents the employment agencies that produce about 85% of the total turnover linked to the administration of work and count more than 2,500 branches throughout Italy. Prior to Assolavoro, Di Maio was director of human resources for Alitalia Compagnia Aerea Italiana SpA, a company that provides air transportation services to passengers in Italy and internationally. In 2016, Di Maio contributed to the book Vent’anni e un giorno di riforme del lavoro (20 years and one day of labour reforms).
Rosario Rasizza, CEO of Openjobmetis SpA, started his career in 1997 when he opened Temporary S.p.A. of Milan in Varese. In 2001, he guided the launch of a new employment agency and contributed toward the creation of Openjob SpA. Between 2003 and 2011, he guided Openjob through a series of acquisitions. In 2008, he was appointed Knight of the Italian Republic as well as chairman of Assosomm, the Italian Association of Employment Agencies, and in 2018 he became Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. In 2018, Openjobmetis reported revenue of €594.3 million.
Since 2007, Agostino Di Maio has served as managing director of Assolavoro, a trade association representing approximately 90% of the consolidated income derived from the temporary work industry in Italy. In 2018 and 2019, the Italian government introduced restrictive regulations on the sector, to which Assolavoro responded with institutional relations, lobbying, media relations and by proposing improvements to the legislative process. Di Maio also promoted a powerful communication campaign — the largest ever undertaken in Italy — on the role of work agencies. The final labour reform voted by the Italian Parliament is less restrictive for the sector than the first draft, although much remains to be done.
Rosario Rasizza is CEO of Openjobmetis, which he launched (as Openjob) in 2000 to take advantage of the rapidly developing staffing market and was rebranded in 2012 following the acquisition of Metis.In 2003, he embarked on a rapid expansion scheme through a series of acquisitions. Rasizza was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2008 and was nominated president of Assosomm, an association representing employment agencies in Italy, in 2013. He founded Globalservice in the early 1990s and in 1997, with the introduction of new legislation regulating temporary agencies in Italy, Rasizza opened the first temporary staffing agency in Varese.OpenjobMetis is the fifth largest staffing firm in Italy according to a Staffing Industry analysts largest staffing firm report in Italy.
Luigi Brugnaro is president of Umana Holdings. In 1986, at the age 25, he founded EVERAP, a leading provider of commercial networks. In 1997, he founded Umana, which now has more than 700 employees and 126 branches. Between 2009 and 2013, he was president of Confindustria Venice (Italian employers’ federation). In October 2012, he was elected president of Assolavoro, which represents the staffing industry in Italy. In June 2015, Brugnaro was elected mayor of the city of Venice. He also owns Reyer Venezia, the oldest basketball sports club in Italy.
Since 2007, Maurizio Uboldi has been responsible for the M&A strategy and international expansion of Gi Group, one of the world’s leading HR companies providing a full range of services for the development of the labour market. Founded in Italy in 1998, Gi Group now operates in more than 40 countries worldwide, either directly or through strategic partnerships. Uboldi has extensive experience in, and knowledge of, global staffing and labour markets.