Randstad US Appoints Graig Paglieri as Chief Innovation Officer
Newly-created role reflects company’s commitment to transformative, industry-leading delivery capabilities
ATLANTA, Ga. – February 10, 2016 –
Randstad US, one of the largest HR services and staffing companies in the United States, is pleased to announce the appointment of Graig Paglieri as Chief Innovation Officer. In this new role, Paglieri will be responsible for developing the next generation of disruptive and industry-leading delivery capabilities and technology-enabled business models. In addition, he will head the transformation of Randstad’s client and talent acquisition journeys to optimize digital tools and mediums, big data and artificial intelligence.
“The creation of this new role reflects our deep commitment to helping Randstad clients grow and prosper in today’s rapidly changing business environment,” said Linda Galipeau, CEO, Randstad North America. “Graig’s wealth of experience in utilizing technology-driven solutions to transform talent acquisition and delivery strategies will be instrumental in further differentiating our offerings and leveraging the potential of HR technology.”
Randstad has a long history of delivering breakthrough innovations and investing in resources to support the creation of new and dynamic projects. The Randstad Innovation Fund (RIF) supports the company’s ambition to be a leader in the industry through investments in emerging HR technologies and solutions to HR challenges, including the recent acquisition of RiseSmart, a leader in the fast-growing virtual outplacement space.
Paglieri joins Randstad after spending 11 years with KForce, most recently in the role of Chief Delivery Officer. He began his career with the U.S. Marine Corps before moving on to Arthur Andersen’s Business Strategy practice. He was also a Managing Associate for Scott, Madden & Associates where he worked on mergers and integrations in the energy sector. Graig holds a B.A. from Boston College and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.9 billion global provider of HR services. As the third largest staffing organization in the United States, Randstad provides temporary, temporary-to-hire and permanent placement services each week to over 100,000 people through its network of more than 900 branches and client-dedicated locations.
Employing over 5,300 recruiting experts, the company is a top provider of outsourcing, staffing, consulting and projects and workforce solutions within the areas of Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Healthcare, Human Resources, IT, Legal, Manufacturing & Logistics, Office & Administration, Pharma and Sales & Marketing. Learn more at www.randstadusa.com and access Randstad’s panoramic U.S. thought leadership knowledge center through its Workforce360 site that offers valuable insight into the latest economic indicators and HR trends shaping the world of work.