Frits Goldschmeding

Frits Goldschmeding (born 2 August 1933) is a Dutch billionaire businessman, founder of Randstad Holding, the world's largest staffing company.

Frits Goldschmeding
Founders Ger Daleboudt and Frits Goldschmeding, eight years after starting their company
Born (1933-08-02) 2 August 1933 (age 86)
EducationVU University Amsterdam
OccupationInvestor and academic
Known forFounder, Randstad Holding
Net worth$4.2 billion (October 2019)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Goldschmeding was born on 2 August 1933.[2] He has a doctorate from VU University Amsterdam.[1]


He founded Uitzendbureau Amstelveen in 1960, and in 1964 renamed it Randstad.[1] Goldschmeding took Randstad public in 1990, and in 2008, merged it with the Dutch group Vedior. According to Forbes, Goldschmeding has a 35% stake in the company, and a net worth of $4.2 billion, as of October 2019.[1][3]

Goldschmeding was also a professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Nyenrode Business University.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Married with three children, Goldschmeding lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Forbes profile: Frits Goldschmeding". Forbes. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  2. ^ (accessed 12 Febr. 2019)
  3. ^ "Frits Goldschmeding". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-10-12.