Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame

From sports to music to business, “Hall of Fame” conjures thoughts of one’s entire career. Whereas a contemporary “who’s who” list captures a snapshot in time, noting those of particular influence in a moment or a year, a Hall of Fame speaks to a greater body of work. In 2020, SIA decided to recognize those whose contributions comprise the foundation of the staffing market we see today, and selected 14 such individuals as the inaugural Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame Class.

This year, we honour an additional three individuals who share the following character elements:

Pursuit of excellence. This group works hard every day to raise standards for the people in their companies, the talent and customers. It’s about learning, innovating and being able to put new ideas into practice.

Empower others. It’s more than the bottom line. It’s about inspiring their teams and their clients to take those steps that can help others. It’s about finding the right solutions for the right group, be it a program, a job or a technology.

Never give up. The workforce solutions ecosystem is a dynamic ever-evolving environment. The path to success is just arduous, it keeps changing. Mergers, acquisitions, needs of the customer, innovation and new models all go to creating a vibrant but changing space. Hall of Famers have what it takes to be adaptable and navigate this landscape.

Integrity. Being ethical is essential to the image and success of this industry, and it inspires others to do likewise.

Strong leader. As seen from this list, these professionals are industry leaders using their experience and knowledge to elevate the industry.

Some of these 14 luminaries previously graced our pages, but there are others whose in­fluence on the industry pre-dated our annual list and whose remarkable impact is firmly established.

Congratulations to the Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Alain Dehaze
Jonas Prising
Jacques van den Broek


NameCompanyPostionNationalityYear Inducted
Daniel AugereauSynergieChairmanFrench2020
Rosaleen BlairAlexander Mann SolutionsFounder & ChairIrish2020
Stefano Colli-LanziGi GroupFounder & CEOItalian2020
Alain DehazeThe Adecco GroupCEOBelgian2021
Phillipe Foriel-DestezetAdeccoFormer Co-ChairmanFrench2020
Frits GoldschmedingRandstadFounder & Largest ShareholderDutch2020
Claude GuedjGroupe CritChairman & CEOFrench2020
Anne HeratyCpl Resources plcCEOIrish2020
Tony MartinEmpresaria Group plcChairmanBritish2020
Denis PennelWorld Employment Confederation Managing DirectorFrench2020
Martin PestalozziAdiaFormer ChairmanSwiss2020
Jonas PrisingManpowerGroupChairman & CEOSwedish/American2021
Alec ReedREED GlobalFounder at LargeBritish2020
Ann SwainAPSCoCEOBritish2020
Jacques van den BroekRandstad NVCEO & Executive Board ChairDutch2021
Robert WaltersRobert Walters GroupFounder and Chief ExecutiveBritish2020
Denis WaxmanHays plcFormer CEOBritish2020