2015 Global Power 100

Sunny Ackerman

2015-09-02T14:50:22-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

As VP and general manager for the west division of Manpower North America, Sunny Ackerman leads all aspects of the company’s staffing operations in this geography. She oversees $700 million in service revenues through 21 states with nearly 120 branches employing approximately 20,000 associates on a weekly basis. Ackerman is responsible for business strategies, sales [...]

Paula Adams

2015-09-02T14:51:07-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

Penmac Staffing Services President Paula Adams strives to create a culture based on strong relationships. Penmac, a woman-owned company for its first 22 years, has always had a majority of female employees. Now an employee-owned company, it prioritizes promotions from within; 27 of its 31 branches are managed by women, proportional to the number of [...]

Andrea Ávila

2015-09-02T14:51:37-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 International 50|

Andrea Ávila, CEO of Randstad Argentina and Uruguay, started her career at her family’s staffing firm, Servicios Rosario. After holding various positions she was appointed executive director in 1997 and oversaw the company’s acquisition by UK staffing firm Select Appointments, which was then acquired by Dutch staffing firm Vedior Group in 1999. Following the acquisition, [...]

Tanya Axenson

2015-09-02T14:51:44-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

Tanya Axenson handles all aspects of global human resources for Allegis Group Inc., the fourth-largest global staffing provider and the largest staffing firm in the US, while spearheading the development of the company’s human resources strategy. Prior to assuming this role in February 2015, she was chief human resources officer for Aerotek Inc., an Allegis [...]

Allie (Ayelet) Ben-Shlomo

2015-09-02T14:51:55-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

Formerly Pro Unlimited’s SVP of client services, Allie (Ayelet) Ben-Shlomo was recently promoted to COO and EVP of client services, overseeing a team that develops contingent workforce programs for Fortune 1000 clients with operations in the US and globally. Some key initiatives Ben-Shlomo spearheaded include launching a global MSP offering, creating an SOW management solution, [...]

Sue Bhatia

2015-09-02T14:52:10-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

Sue Bhatia is CEO of Rose International, the 31st-largest US staffing firm. Bhatia founded the IT, business professional, call center and office/clerical staffing provider in 1993. The St. Louis-based company provides staff to customers in all 50 states. In 2013, Rose International was named one of the 50 fastest-growing woman-owned companies in North America by [...]

Lisa Biondi

2015-09-02T14:52:18-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

As CIO for System One, Lisa Biondi is responsible for corporate technology strategy, designing and implementing enterprise IT solutions and technology support. Less than 10 years after System One’s spin-off from Hudson Highland Group, Bondi has retooled the company’s infrastructure to facilitate its rapid growth into the 23rd-largest US staffing firm. Biondi led multiple IT [...]

Rosaleen Blair

2015-09-02T14:52:27-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 International 50|

Rosaleen Blair is the CEO and founder of UK-based Alexander Mann Solutions, a global talent acquisition and management company with more than 3,000 staff supporting clients in more than 80 countries and more than 30 languages. Blair is widely credited as a pioneer of talent acquisition and management globally, and has received a number of [...]

Janice Bryant-Howroyd

2015-09-02T15:49:13-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

Janice Bryant-Howroyd is the first African American woman to own a billion-dollar company. She launched ACT•1 Group — now the largest workforce solutions company founded in the US by a minority woman — in 1978 with $1,500, which included a $900 loan from her mother. Today, the company delivers on a global scale with about [...]

Sue Burnett

2015-09-02T15:49:21-07:002015 Global Power 100, 2015 North America 50|

Sue Burnett founded Houston-based Burnett Specialists in 1974. In line with her guiding philosophies — such as treating others the way they want to be treated — the company implemented an employee stock ownership plan in 2010 and is now the largest employee-owned staffing firm in Texas. The National Diversity Council named Burnett one of [...]

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