Chair of the Governance, Ethics and Compensation Committee

Linda Smith-Galipeau is a professional board member with extensive experience in professional services and talent management.  Ms. Smith-Galipeau was CEO of Randstad North America and served as executive board member of Randstad Holding N.V., one of the world’s largest HR services companies until March 26, 2019. Ms. Smith-Galipeau oversaw Randstad’s operations in the U.S. and Canada as well as Randstad Digital Ventures, which includes Monster and RiseSmart. Ms. Smith-Galipeau also chaired the Randstad Innovation Fund, a strategic corporate venture fund that invests in early stage HR technology companies.  Prior to assuming this role in 2012, Ms. Smith-Galipeau served as president of Randstad U.S. staffing division for four years. She founded Randstad's Canadian operation in 1997, growing it organically into one of the country's leading staffing firms. Ms. Smith-Galipeau holds an MBA from McGill University in Marketing and Managerial Economics.