“I’m continually amazed at how we have diversified our business over the years; from a UK Finance & Accounting recruitment company to a multi-discipline, global recruitment solutions provider.”
Gijs van Delft is Senior Manager Director of PageGroup Brazil and has been responsible for all operations in the country since 2014. He joined Michael Page Amsterdam as a specialist consultant in 2000 but moved to São Paulo in 2003 going on to head up Page Personnel Brazil in 2009.
Under his management, the company experienced significant growth including opening three offices, and establishing the Page PCD, Page Interim and Page Resourcing brands in country. Gijs also played a pivotal role in establishing the recruitment business across Latin America, and now sits of the board of LATAM as well as acting as an advisor and investor for technology startups in Brazil and Latin America.
After graduating in International Management from the Business School of Amsterdam, Gijs career took a different path as a professional footballer for PSV, Netherlands. His passion for sport continues outside of work, and he now combines a corporate career with his life as a sprinter (marathons) and triathlon (Ironman), while spending time with his wife and three children.