As SVP and managing director, EMEA, for Kelly Services Inc., Dinette Koolhaas provides strategic direction for the organization with a focus on life science, perm placement, project resourcing and local specialties. She joined Kelly Services in 2008. A series of promotions led to VP and managing director in EMEA in 2017; she was named SVP in 2019. Koolhaas evangelizes on the importance of adapting to the way technology has revolutionized how exceptional talent is acquired, developed and retained. She is a member of the board of directors of PersolKelly APAC, a joint venture between Kelly Services and Persol Holdings Co. Ltd.