Rosario Rasizza, CEO of Openjobmetis, started his career in 1997 when he opened his first agency in Varese under the Temporary S.p.A. brand of Milan. In 2001, he was asked by a group of entrepreneurs to guide the launch of a new employment agency, which saw the birth of Openjob S.p.A. With his guidance, Openjob S.p.A. developed quickly between 2003 and 2011 due to various acquisitions, the most recent in March 2011 (Metis). In 2008, he was appointed Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Order of Merit of the Republic) as well as chairman of Assosomm (National Association of Employment Agencies).
Sergio Picarelli was appointed regional head of Italy; Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa; and India for Adecco in October 2015. In 1993, Picarelli joined Adecco in Italy, starting as managing director of an Adecco Group Company (Permanent Placement). In 1997, he was appointed chief sales and marketing director, Italy. From 2002 to 2004 Picarelli served as regional head for Central Europe and was thereafter appointed COO of Adecco Staffing Division Worldwide. From 2005 to 2009, he served as country manager of Adecco Italy and Switzerland (Switzerland until the end of 2008). From January 2009 until his appointment as chief sales officer in October 2009, he served as chief international sales officer of the Adecco Group. Picarelli graduated in business administration from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.
Stefano Scabbio was appointed president of Northern Europe, Mediterranean and Eastern Europe for ManpowerGroup in June 2017, expanding his responsibilities to include Northern Europe. Stefano also leads European sales and marketing. Scabbio joined ManpowerGroup in 2003 as financial director of Italy. He was appointed managing director of ManpowerGroup Italy in 2006 and was named president in 2007. In 2008, Scabbio became a member of the Europe, Middle East and Africa 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 February 2015, he was appointed president of Mediterranean and Eastern Europe. In 2014, Scabbio also became president of Assolavoro, the Italian Association of Private Employment Agencies. He is the VP of Bocconi University Alumni Association and is a current director of Junior Achievement Italy.
Since 2007, Maurizio Uboldi has been responsible for the international expansion programme of Gi Group, one of the world’s leading companies providing services for the development of the labour market. Thanks to direct presence and partnerships, the company now operates in more than 40 countries worldwide. Uboldi has extensive experience and knowledge of global labour markets. Uboldi attended Bocconi University in Milan and the London Business School.
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 firsttemporary staffing agency in Varese.
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.
Maria Raffaella Caprioglio is president of Umana SpA, which ranked fifth on Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2017 list of largest staffing firms in Italy. She joined Umana in 1998, and in 2001 joined Umana’s board of directors. Caprioglio became VP in 2007 and president in 2012. Her career took off when, at the age of 23, she joined what was then known as the Industrial Association for the province of Venice, becoming the first woman to hold office within that organisation. Caprioglio is a member of the general council of industrial association Assolombarda Confindustria Milano and is a member of its ICT Group Council and Business Services committee.
Alessandro Ramazza is chairman of Obiettivo Lavoro Group, which includes Obiettivo Lavoro, the seventh-largest Italian staffing firm in Italy, as per Staffing Industry Analysts’ largest staffing firms in Italy report. Before becoming chairman in 2005, he was the director of HR for CMC Group of Ravenna. Obiettivo Lavoro has more than 500 employees and 104 branch offices, spanning four staffing markets. Ramazza is an executive master of the London Business School.
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.
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.