Vlissingen, 1 December 2009 – The Humares Group, specialist in the temporary placement and secondment of maritime, technical and industrial staff, has expanded its Executive Committee. Patrick van der Ploeg, former USG People, is appointed as Division Director for a part of the organization. Eventually, he will grow into the position of CEO.
Vlissingen, 23 November 2009 – Humares, specialist in the temporary placement and secondment of maritime, technical and industrial staff, launches today its brand focusing on secondment and recruitment of engineering professionals: NOVA Engineering. NOVA Engineering, operating from Rotterdam, focuses on functions in the maritime engineering, technical installation, machine engineering and steel construction.
Vlissingen, 24 September 2009 – Humares, specialist in the temporary placement and secondment of maritime, technical and industrial staff, has agreed to sell the Belgian arm of its subsidiary XPE Group to Adecco. The proceeds from the sale will be used to strengthen Humares’ balance sheet and focus on the company’s core business in the maritime, technical and industrial sectors. At the same time Humares is announcing a change in management as CEO Alain Dehaze is leaving the company. Humares founder and delegated Supervisory Board member Wijnand van Gessel is temporarily taking over the day-to-day management of the company.
Vlissingen, 29 July 2009 – SwetsODV, a leader in the flexible employment market for nautical staff, and Oceanwide Inland Shipping, a specialist in the training and secondment of international inland shipping workers, are joining forces to create the Dutch staffing leader for the domestic and international inland shipping sector.
Vlissingen, 25 June 2009 – The Humares Group has appointed Belgian born Eric Dantinne as new top executive for all Belgium activities of the Humares group, Impact Interim, TOP Interim and Maintec Belgium. Mark De Smedt -already active as Director of Humares' subsidiary XPE Group, specializing in highly qualified international experts - has joined the Humares Executive Committee.
Vlissingen, 22 January 2009 – Impact Interim, part of Humares Group of the Netherlands, has acquired fellow flexible staffing organization TOP Interim. TOP Interim has four branches in Wallonia, one in Brussels and one in Flanders (in the town of Mortsel). The acquisition provides Impact Interim with nationwide coverage in Belgium, expanding its network to 15 branches with € 40 million in revenue and putting around 1,150 people to work every day.
Vlissingen, 8 January 2009 – Humares and her operating companies have not sent Christmas cards by post in 2008. Instead, they have e-mailed a digital version to all their contacts. The money saved, € 5.750, will be donated to the foundation KiKa, which raises money for children with cancer.
Vlissingen, 7 January 2009 – Humares has launced her new website. The new site complies with all demands for modern websites. The content was updated and expanded in comparison with the existing site. Last but not least, a career section was added, replacing the separate recruitment website.
Vlissingen, 6 January 2009 – Employment intermediary for the maritime sector Oceanwide has appointed Andrey Shishkin as new Managing Director for its activities in Russia. Shishkin will be responsible for the further growth of the Russian recruitment activities as well as the expansion of the client base in Russia.