Randstad N : Announces New Leaders for Asia Pacific, North America and Technologies Business

Randstad NV, the global leader in the HR services industry, announces new leaders for the Asia Pacific and North America regions, as well as Randstad Technologies. They will join the Executive Leadership Team to help further accelerate the impact Randstad has on the working lives of people around the world.

Kajetan Slonina is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Randstad Asia Pacific, Traci Fiatte is named Chief Executive Officer of Randstad North America, and Venu Lambu will become Chief Executive Officer of Randstad Technologies. Karen Fichuk has decided to pursue opportunities outside of Randstad at the end of her mandate in March 2023. In Q1, she will work to hand over her responsibilities to the newly appointed North America and Randstad Technologies leaders.

As previously announced, Randstad Technologies is a newly formed global business aimed at unifying Randstad’s technology solutions and business, and, in the first instance, integrating its existing technology offering globally, including Randstad Technologies NA and AUSY. It will also focus on developing offshore and nearshore delivery centers to attract and deliver specialist technology expertise, solutions, and talent to clients worldwide.

“I am very pleased to welcome our new leaders, Kajetan, Traci, and Venu, to Randstad’s Executive Leadership Team. Their combined strengths, along with the rest of the ELT, will further enhance Randstad’s position in the changing world of work and ensure we remain a strategic partner for clients and become a partner of choice for global talent. I would also like to thank Karen for her hard work and dedication to Randstad in her role as Executive Board member and leader of our North American business.”

– Sander van ‘t Noordende, Chief Executive Officer

“On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Karen for her contribution to Randstad over the last four years, in particular her work to make Randstad a more data-driven organization. I would also like to congratulate Kajetan, Traci, and Venu on their appointments.”

– Wout Dekker, Chair of the Supervisory Board


Kajetan Slonina is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Randstad Asia Pacific as of 1 January 2023 responsible for China, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and New Zealand. Kajetan joined Randstad in 2008 and has since led the business in Poland and Eastern Europe and most recently served as Managing Director of China and Asia. Prior to joining Randstad, Kajetan founded and managed successful music publishing and staffing companies. Kajetan holds a degree from the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

Traci Fiatte is named Chief Executive Officer of Randstad North America as of 1 January 2023 responsible for the United States and Canada. Traci joined Randstad in 1996, through the Vedior acquisition, and has held various leadership roles including leading our Professional and Commercial Staffing business in North America (US). Traci has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and currently serves as the executive sponsor of Randstad’s Pride business resource group.

Venu Lambu will join as Chief Executive Officer of Randstad Technologies as of 17 January 2023 and be responsible for Randstad Technologies. Venu brings nearly 30 years of experience, most recently as President & Executive Director at LTIMindtree, a global technology consulting and digital solutions firm. Venu holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mysore, India, and General Management Certification from the LBS. He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council and chairs customer advisory councils in North America and Europe.

about randstad

Randstad is the world’s largest HR services provider and is driven to become the world’s most valued ‘working life partner’, supporting as many people as possible in realizing their true potential throughout their working life. We provide companies with the high quality, diverse, and agile workforces they need while helping people get rewarding jobs and stay relevant in the ever-changing world of work. In 2021, we helped more than two million people find a job that is right for them, advised 235,000 clients on their HR needs, from talent acquisition to total workforce management, and delivered training to over 450,000 people. We use data and technology to provide the right advice at the right moment at scale, while our consultants across almost 5,000 locations in 38 markets give talent and clients personal, dedicated human attention. It is this combination of Tech and Touch that makes our offer unique.