Biography Ben Noteboom

Ben Noteboom is CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Randstad Holding nv.

Ben Noteboom was born in the Netherlands, on July 4, 1958. After finishing secondary school in 1976, he graduated from Law School (Civil and Corporate) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1982.

Ben Noteboom started his career with Zurel bv a flower and plants export company in 1982. From 1984-1993 he worked at Dow Chemical in several management positions in Logistics, Sales and Product Management.

Ben Noteboom joined Randstad in 1993. His first assignment was to manage a number of mergers, then he joined the management team of Randstad the Netherlands till 1997, then Managing Director of Randstad In- house services in 1997 and in 2000 he became MD large scale Europe.

In 2001 he joined Executive Board of Randstad Holding.

As of September 2002, Ben Noteboom was appointed interim President and Chief Executive Officer, and in 2003 Ben Noteboom was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Randstad Holding nv. In addition to his tasks as CEO, Noteboom is also responsible for Randstad in the Netherlands, Group HR, Group marketing & communications, Group Business Concept Development, Group Legal, and Group Public Affairs and IT.

In 2009, he joined the Supervisory Board of Royal Ahold N.V.