2018 International 50

Yushiko Shinohara

2018-11-12T12:42:03-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Temporary staffing pioneer Yoshiko Shinohara started Tempstaff from her apartment in 1973 at the age of 38. Having first encountered temporary staffing while working in Australia, Shinohara returned to Japan to launch her company, teaching English in the evenings to pay her rent. The group’s holding company, Temp Holdings, was established in 2008, and has [...]

Sam Smith

2018-11-12T12:43:16-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

With 18 years’ workforce industry experience and a background in mechanical engineering, Sam Smith is VP, global solutions, EMEA and strategic sales lead for Kelly Services. After an early career in the Royal Air Force, Smith joined the staffing industry and developed business and operations in the UK delivering engineering and technical staffing solutions to [...]

Margriet Spijker

2018-11-07T12:59:47-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Margriet Spijker is founder and managing director of Dutch staffing firm Timing, a part of the ADG services group. According to Staffing Industry Analysts, Timing was the fifth-largest staffing firm in the Netherlands in 2017. Spijker has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry, having joined the company as a consultant in 1988 and holding various management positions, including deputy manager, before being [...]

Ann Swain

2018-11-07T13:01:47-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

APSCo founder and Global CEO Ann Swain has more than 30 years’ recruitment experience, which includes time as managing director of Learning Curve and UK sales director at Computer People before establishing APSCo in 1999. APSCo is an international trade body representing the professional recruitment sector with operations in the UK, Germany, Singapore and Australia. In 2014, Swain joined the Executive Committee of [...]

Sarah Tang

2018-11-12T12:44:30-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Sarah Tang was appointed VP of enterprise for Freelancer.com in July 2018. She previously was global head of operations. Tang first joined Freelancer.com, which has seven offices globally, in 2015 as an associate product manager after working in strategic consulting projects for international companies including CBRE, EA Games and Ericsson. She lectures on entrepreneurship and [...]

Hiromi Tazaki

2018-11-12T12:45:21-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Hiromi Tazaki is chairman of JAC Recruitment Japan and CEO of the JAC Recruitment Group, which founded JAC Recruitment in London in 1975. She co-founded JAC Recruitment Japan in 1988. In 2011, she was appointed chairman of the company’s Japanese business and representative director and chairman of the board. JAC Recruitment in Japan has more [...]

Tracy Thomson

2019-04-04T16:20:07-07:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Tracy Thomson founded Finite Recruitment in Australia in 1998 after working in IT recruitment for 10 years. Through a mixture of organic growth and acquisitions, Finite grew into a network of eight offices across Australia and New Zealand. In 2003, Thomson founded FinXL IT Professional Services on the back of growing customer demand to offer [...]

Oksana Timofeeva

2018-11-12T12:49:19-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

As CFO of Ancor Holding, Oksana Timofeeva is responsible for the company’s overall financial management system and the organization’s compliance with the uniform standards of financial services provided for all its operating territories. She joined Ancor in 2007 as head of the holding’s treasury. In 2010, she was appointed director of the treasury group of [...]

Carmen Watson

2018-11-07T13:05:19-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Carmen Watson joined Pertemps in 1976 as a secretary and by 1983 progressed to the boardroom as commercial director. From 1983 to 2000, Watson was responsible for the formation of a corporate business team and turnover grew tenfold to £323 million from £32 million. In 2000, Watson was named managing director and then became chairperson in 2012. A long-term supporter of diversity in [...]

Sarah Wong

2018-11-12T12:56:07-08:002018 Global Power 150, 2018 International 50|

Sarah Wong oversees recruitment process outsourcing efforts in the Asia Pacific region for Allegis Global Solutions as its vice president of Asia Pacific, a role she was named to in September. Wong has more than 30 years of experience managing and developing recruitment solutions and 18 years of experience in RPO. She has led operations [...]

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