Randstad Group

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"Randstad was founded in 1960 by Frits Goldschmeding. Since then we have expanded to more than 40 countries, representing more than 90 percent of the global HR services market. Following the acquisition of Vedior in July 2008, we are now the second largest HR services provider in the world. Our mission is to be a world leader in matching demand for and supply of labor and HR services... The Randstad Group has top 3 positions in various key markets such as Argentina, Belgium & Luxembourg, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, as well as major positions in Australia and the United States. Randstad has 28,700 corporate employees working from 4,711 branches, and are employing over 576,000 people every day. Randstad generated a revenue of € 16.2 billion in 2011. Randstad Holding nv is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands, and is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam exchange, where options for stocks in Randstad are also traded."[1]

Executive Board

Accessed July 2012: [2]

Supervisory Board

Accessed July 2012: [3]


Web: http://www.randstad.com

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  1. Randstad Group About, organizational web page, accessed July 29, 2012.
  2. Randstad Group Board, organizational web page, accessed July 29, 2012.
  3. Randstad Group Supervisory Board, organizational web page, accessed July 29, 2012.