Vibe Group is a Dutch IT staffing specialist founded in 2011. Since its foundation, the founders Bernd van Baars and Daniël Visser have seen the organzation grow autonomously into a multinational with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
As thé IT staffing specialist, we aim to find the most suitable job for every highly educated IT professional and the best IT candidate for every organization to enable them to fulfill their IT vacancies and to run their projects. Finding the perfect match is our profession and our passion. We believe we can only do this by approaching the market with specialist knowledge of the IT market segments and about the IT profession in itself.
With more than 300 employees and more than 950 IT professionals, we are currently active in five IT sub markets. Our specialist consultants working for our brands Visser & Van Baars, Tergos, Eswelt, Spilberg, and Perca Search, build and maintain longlasting relationships with IT professionals in all IT market segments.
Vibe Group believes in the power of niches and distinguishes five sub-markets within IT. By establishing brands on verticals, Vibe Group has now built up a very extensive, high-quality network. Knowledge sharing plays a vital role in the organization. With our Dutch down-to-earth attitude and unique strategy, Vibe is only at the start of further international growth.
Our vision is to be the Nr. 1 in IT staffing & to be the best company to work for. In order to achieve this, we have strong focus on our employer brand Vibe Group and by establishing brands on verticals, Vibe Group has now built up a very extensive, high-quality network.
Knowledge sharing plays a vital role in the organization. With our Dutch down-to-earth attitude and unique strategy, Vibe is only at the start of further international growth.
It's our foundation.
And knowledge are key.
Is what connects us.
Keeps the blade sharp.
Is what we are.
board of directors
Bernd Van Baars
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director NL
Yannick de Meijer
Managing Director BE
Managing Director DE
Rohit is an experienced investor, partner and boardroom advisor. He has an MSc (with honors) in economics from the University of Amsterdam. In his early career Rohit has held positions as private equity professional and M&A advisor for companies such as Morgan Stanley, ABN AMRO and Waterland. For the last 14 years Rohit, as partner of Rho Capital, has been active helping company owners and private equity funds grow their businesses. Besides Vibe Group, Rohit is an advisory/supervisory board member of Social Impact Ventures, Fit For Free/SportCity and Samenwerkende Kinderopvang.
Hans Den Hartog
Hans is an experienced board member, entrepreneur and advisor. Hans holds a Master in Tax Laws from Leiden University and started his career as a tax lawyer at PwC. In his further career, Hans has held various C-level management positions, among which the position of CFO at Ordina N.V. (1999 – 2010), CEO at Inter Access (2010 – 2013) and MD at the IT-Ernity Group (2013 – 2015). Since 2015, Hans is active as entrepreneur and co-owner of several companies in the IT Consulting and Cloud area, a.o. MatrixMind and Bauhaus Artitech. Beside his role as advisory board member at Vibe, Hans is founder and board member of the Stelvio for Life foundation.
Rudiger Wanck started his own marketing consultancy right after his graduation and moved into the internet advertising and marketing arena at an early stage. He joined the WPP Group in 2001 and after leading the largest media agency in the Netherlands he moved to a regional executive leadership role as Chief Digital Officer for GroupM across EMEA. After an interval as the CEO for GroupM in the Benelux, he was promoted to the global GroupM Executive Committee as the worldwide COO for digital. In this role he was part of the development of Xaxis and later GroupM Connect of which he became the worldwide CEO in 2014. In 2016 he stepped down from this role to co-found his own investment and development platform, Moon Ventures. Moon Ventures focusses on providing the brain and financial capital to scale and develop innovative businesses. In the Summer of 2019 Rudiger joined the MediaCom global management to further enhance MediaCom’s services development in real time media.
Steven served as CEO of Specialist Staffing Group Inc. (SThree Americas) from 2012-2018. He led this business from $40m to $287m revenue during his tenure. The company was named in the Top 10 of the Fastest Growing Staffing Companies in the USA with a CAGR of 66% and in the Top 50 Largest Staffing firms in the USA. From 2009-2013, Steven was the MD for SThree EMEA, leading a business of 1650 employees with a turnover of $750m. During this time he was also appointed Group Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Steven was the Managing Director of Real Staffing, which is a $300m Revenue specialist staffing company focused on the Life Sciences and Technology sectors. Steven worked at SThree for 22 years, serving on the Executive Board from 2006-2018 and the Plc Board from 2012-2018. He has been named in SIA's Top 100 Staffing Executives in both the USA and Europe. Steven is also the co-founder and Chairman of Alldus International. A staffing and media company specializing in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Since December 2018 he acts as an Executive Partner with a leading Private Equity firm in New York.
Ronald is an experienced and entrepreneurial CEO and non-executive. He holds a Masters degree in Public management with a specialisation in Decision Support Systems from University Twente. Ronald started his career as a management consultant. He has been CEO of the listed Ordina N.V. for about 12 years. After that he was CEO of KZA, co-founder/CEO of Keylane, CEO of Onegini. Apart from his role as advisory board member at Vibe he is a non-executive at RGI s.r.l., Ormit International B.V. and chair at OpenClaims B.V. and actively supporting private equity.