Greg Netland joined the board of The Select Family of Staffing Companies in May 2014. He has over 25 years of staffing industry experience starting in 1987 with Sapphire Technologies, where he played an integral role in transforming an $8 million IT staffing firm with one office into a $400 million IT staffing company with 40 offices nationwide.
In 1994, Netland played a key role in the successful integration of Sapphire into Select Appointments (Holdings) Ltd., and again in 1999 when Select merged with Vedior NV. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Vedior North America in 2002 and then again to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2003. Netland was appointed to the Board of Management of Vedior NV in April 2007 and joined the Executive Board of Randstad Holding NV as part of its acquisition of Vedior in 2008.
Netland continued in his role as CEO of the North American business and spearheaded the successful acquisition of SFN group, which combined with the Randstad business, became the third-largest employment services company in North America with revenues of over $4 billion.
Netland transitioned out of Randstad in 2012 and has worked as an independent advisor and board member since. Netland received his BA in Economics with a minor in Math from Bowdoin College in 1984.