Taco de Vries, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Randstad (Switzerland) AG
Taco de Vries became the CEO of Randstad Switzerland in January 2016 having accumulated substantial experience with Randstad worldwide. Taco de Vries first joined Randstad in 2000, as a commercial manager in the Netherlands. The next step in his career came three years later when he moved to France, starting off as a commercial manager at Randstad Inhouse Services, before later assuming responsibility for key accounts in his role as Commercial Director.
Taco de Vries subsequently became Regional Manager at Randstad Germany, where he was responsible for Inhouse Services. From 2011 to 2014 Taco de Vries was Vice President at Randstad Japan, where he played a key role in the successful merger of two companies.
From August 2014 to December 2015, Taco de Vries was the Operational Director for Staffing in French-speaking Switzerland and for Randstad Inhouse Services Switzerland. He is passionate about Randstad’s core values: top quality, attractive services and the Company’s responsibilities to clients, employees and to society as a whole. These are the principles that motivate him every day to give his best in his professional life.
Taco de Vries has a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Management, and a Masters in Law. He enjoys spending time with his family and also manages to fit running, cycling and reading Nobel prize winning literature into his busy schedule.