Frits Goldschmeding Net Worth
27th June 2020
Frits Goldschmeding’s Randstad Holding has soared nearly 50% in the past year, allowing him to add $1.7 billion to his fortune, now worth 2.7 billion dollars ($2,700,000,00) Demand for temporary employees has dramatically increased as the world economy has only slowly rebounded. That’s good news for Randstad, the world’s fourth-largest staffing company. He founded the company in 1960 and called it Uitzendbureau Amstelveen with his best friend but after a few questionable deals he managed to gain 100% ownership. He changed the name four years later to Randstad. Expansion came quickly as it grew into 32 branches in four countries, including Belgium, Germany, and the U.K. by 1970. He took Randstad public in 1990, then merged it with Dutch group Vedior in 2008. Now retired, he still owns 35% of the company. He is also a professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship of the Nyenrode Business University.Frits is described by his friends as being tough and very difficult to deal with. In 2014 Frits was diagnosed with terminal cancer.Goldschmeding Currently has three children, Hans, Cornelius and Derk as well as many Grandchildren and great grandchildren. All are thought to be living in Australia.