Date: January 2009

This annual information document (“AID”) is required by and is being made pursuant to Article 5:24 of the Financial Markets Supervision Act (“Wet op het financieel toezicht”) and not for any other purpose.

Neither Randstad Holding nv nor any other person takes responsibility for, or makes any representation, as to the accuracy or completeness of, the information contained in this AID. The information contained in this document is not necessarily up to date as the date of this AID and Randstad Holding nv does not undertake any obligation to update any such information in the future. Neither this AID nor the information referred to herein constitutes, by virtue of this communication, an offer of any securities addressed to any person and should not be relied upon by any such person.

Pursuant to Article 5:59 (1) of the Financial Markets Supervision Act, public companies listed on Euronext Amsterdam are required to publish price-sensitive information through the use of a press release. This AID refers to information that has already been published by Randstad Holding nv or made available to the public since January 1, 2006 under applicable Dutch law and regulations relating to securities issuers and securities markets. Below all press releases are listed. The full text of these press releases can also be found on the corporate website of Randstad Holding nv (

Press releases

Preparations public offer Vedior well on track - 14 February 2008

Fourth Quarter and Annual Results 2007 - 14 February 2008

Randstad sells Spanish telemarketing business - 14 March 2008

Good progress with the European Commission - 28 March 2008

Launch of the offer for Vedior - 01 April 2008

Randstad Holding's offer for Vedior receives clearance from the European Commission - 17 April 2008

Proposed integration structure in the Benelux - 22 April 2008

Randstad shareholders approve offer for Vedior - 23 April 2008

First Quarter Results 2008 - 25 April 2008

Small adjustment of Offer Price per Share as a result of 2007 dividend - 07 May 2008

Randstad declares the offer for Vedior unconditional - 13 May 2008

Share exchange ratio determined - 15 May 2008

Expected delisting of Vedior - 09 June 2008

Appointment Tex Gunning at AkzoNobel - 11 June 2008

Randstad shareholders approve legal merger with Vedior - 26 June 2008

Randstad sells Randstad Portugal - 11 July 2008

Second Quarter Results 2008 - 27 August 2008

Randstad and VEB submit petition for certification Vedior settlement - 06 October 2008

Randstad announces British competition investigation - 21 October 2008

Strong margin and cash flow in difficult market; integration on track - 06 November 2008

Ben Noteboom nominated for Ahold Supervisory Board - 17 November 2008

Randstad confirms target at analyst day - 20 November 2008

Randstad acquires 10% stake in Japanese FujiStaff - 25 November 2008