SFN Group Becomes a Randstad Company

Randstad, the largest recruitment agency in Canada successfully completes the acquisition and tax close of SFN Group, Inc. and all of its brands.

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Randstad Canada, the country's largest recruitment agency and leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services, is excited to announce that as of December 31, 2011 Randstad Interim Inc. (Randstad Canada) successfully completed the acquisition and tax close of SFN Group, Inc. (SFN) and all of its brands, which include The Mergis Group, Technisource and Spherion.

Randstad Canada is repositioning SFN's staffing companies in an effort to continue to strengthen our comprehensive service offerings, geographic coverage and industry expertise, to meet the changing staffing needs of companies and jobseekers across a variety of disciplines.

The Mergis Group will now become Randstad Professionals, specialists in the recruitment of middle to executive level employees with professional qualifications in fields as diverse as Finance & Managerial Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing and Sales. While Technisource, SFN's IT division, will now become Randstad Technologies, the country's leading provider of IT staffing services.

Jan Hein Bax, President of Randstad Canada says these organizational changes are intended to make it easier for companies to access Randstad's expertise along with the global resources of Randstad's business. "Randstad is realigning its businesses in order to meet the evolving needs of Canadian employers and candidates. We will provide easier access to more resources while delivering the same high-performing level of professional talent we are known for," says Bax.

According to Bax, this integration will allow the organization to enhance the services it provides to clients and candidates alike. "They will benefit from the enhanced presence of a global brand that can be leveraged here and around the world. By partnering with Canada's largest recruitment agency and leader, they will continue to get the specialized expertise and dedicated service of a niche firm while still benefiting from access to a broader portfolio of services and a larger network of clients and candidates," he says.

Strategically, Bax says this step is in line with the company's mission to shape Canada's world of work. "As we enter a new year, our company has never been better positioned, having taken important steps to become stronger, we'll continue to place a strong emphasis on what matters most: our people, our customers and our clients."

About Randstad Canada: Randstad Canada is the Canadian leader for staffing, recruitment and HR Services. As the only fully integrated staffing company in the country, we understand the recruitment needs and demands of employers and job seekers across all levels and industries. Through our insightful knowledge of local markets, employment trends and global network of recruitment experts, we are shaping the Canadian world of work. Visit randstad.ca

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For further information:

Dayana Moreno
Marie-Noelle Morency
Telephone
416.962.9578 x2317
514.350.5309 x233

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