Leaseweb Global has appointed Pieter Lacroix as its new Managing Director Netherlands.
Lacroix will steer Leaseweb’s operations in the Netherlands, developing the company’s cloud offering.
With over 25 years’ in the tech sector, Lacroix began his career in telecommunications before moving into cybersecurity where he spent over a decade at Sophos.
His most recent role saw him oversee business development and operations as General Manager at cloud solutions provider Codit.
Lacroix will be responsible for a team of 150 professionals and manage all operations from sales to delivery and customer care.
“It’s an extremely exciting time to be joining Leaseweb,” said Lacroix. “Just this year, the company rebranded from a hosting provider to a cloud provider and, as a member of Gaia-X AISBL (the European Association for Data and Cloud), Leaseweb is helping define the future of cloud on a global level. As cloud adoption continues to accelerate, I am incredibly excited to be a part of the Leaseweb team and assist organisations looking to bolster their IT environments”.
Con Zwinkels, CEO at Leaseweb Global, said, “Leaseweb was founded and is currently headquartered in the Netherlands and therefore the Netherlands is at the heart of everything we do. It was incredibly important to us that the right person was selected to head up the Dutch entity and Pieter’s extensive experience will be an asset for the company moving forward.
“He has a well-established career in the technology sector, as well as a proven track record of excellent leadership and sales abilities. We are delighted to have him on board and look forward to the continued success of Leaseweb in the Netherlands.”