Since 2007, Even Hagelien has been director, staffing industry, for the Norwegian Federation of Service Industries and Retail Trade and has represented Norway at the World Employment Confederation. In 2011, he co-founded the Nordic Network for staffing federations. He is a member of the global board of the WEC and since 2015 has chaired the WEC Economic Affairs Committee. Last year, Hagelien and his Norwegian team launched a campaign to highlight the role of the staffing industry and build an ambassador program to meet politicians, both at national and local levels.

Staffing 100 Europe | 2021