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Frits Goldschmeding

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Net worth 2018: $5.38 Billion
Industry: Service
Residence: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country: Netherlands
BirthDay: 1933
Children: 3
Education: Doctorate, Free University of Amsterdam
BIOGRAPHY

Frits Goldschmeding was bornon 1933 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands. Frits Goldschmeding is #371 in List Billionaires People In The World. The bulk of Frits Goldschmeding's fortune comes from his estimated 32% stake in staffing company Randstad Holding, an industry leader with branches in 39 countries. In 2016 the company spent more than $400 million purchasing job hunting site Monster. com. Goldschmeding founded the business in 1960 and called it Uitzendbureau Amstelveen, then changed the name to Randstad four years later. Within a decade his company had 32 offices in four countries, including Belgium, Germany and the U.K. He took the company public in 1990, then retired in 1998, prior to merging with Vedior in 2008 and becoming the world's second largest recruitment agency. Goldschmeding later put his skills to use as a professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship of the Nyenrode Business University until 2014. He now resides in Amsterdam and enjoys sailing in his free time.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.8 Billion

2010

$3.2 Billion

2011

$3.9 Billion

2012

$2.8 Billion

2013

$3.2 Billion

2014

$4.9 Billion

2015

$4.1 Billion

2016

$3.9 Billion

2017

$4.4 Billion

2018

$5.38 Billion

TIMELINE
1990

Goldschmeding took Randstad public in 1990, and in 2008, merged it with the Dutch group Vedior

1960

He founded Uitzendbureau Amstelveen in 1960, and in 1964 renamed it Randstad

1933

Goldschmeding was born in 1933, and has a doctorate from the VU University Amsterdam

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