Executive board

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen (1958) has been CEO of Recruit Global Staffing since 1 January 2018. He is also Managing Corporate Executive Officer of Recruit Holdings and Head of Staffing Business. Previously, he was CEO of USG People (from 1 July 2010). He has been active in the temporary employment sector since early 2003.

Zandbergen has held various international and national executive and supervisory positions at publicly listed companies. He graduated from the Royal Netherlands Military Academy in Breda and holds a master’s degree in business economics from the University of Amsterdam. Rob Zandbergen holds Dutch nationality.

Leen Geirnaerdt

Leen Geirnaerdt (1974) has been CFO of Recruit Global Staffing since 1 January 2018. Geirnaerdt joined the Executive Board of USG People as Chief Financial Officer on 1 November 2010. She started her career in the staffing & recruitment sector mid 2002 at Solvus Resource Group in the position of corporate controller.

After the acquisition of Solvus NV by USG People Leen Geirnaerdt held various senior management positions at USG People Belgium. Geirnaerdt studied Applied Economics with an Accountancy option at the University of Antwerp. Geirnaerdt holds Belgian nationality.

Graeme Maude

Graeme Maude (1967) has been COO of Recruit Global Staffing since 1 January 2018. Maude graduated from Reading University and started out as a chartered accountant. He went on to build extensive international experience and a successful career in the staffing industry spanning over 15 years.

Maude joined the Recruit business through the acquisition of Advantage Resourcing in 2012 and subsequently moved to Recruit Holdings in 2014 to support the international expansion of Recruit’s Staffing activities. Graeme Maude holds British nationality.

Non-executive board


Hisayuki Idekoba (Chairman)

COO and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer of Recruit Holdings, Head of HR Technology Business. CEO, RGF OHR USA, Inc. and CEO, Indeed, Inc.


Takashi Nishimura

Senior Manager of Business Management Division of Recruit Holdings.


Mark Schultz

Corporate Executive Officer of Recruit Holdings (Legal, Compliance & Information Security).


Iwaaki Taniguchi

Corporate Executive Officer (Finance, Accounting & Tax).