Amsterdam, Netherlands – 7 novembre 2023 –  Leaseweb Global, a leading cloud services and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, today announced that Pieter Lacroix has been appointed as Managing Director Netherlands. In this role, Lacroix will oversee Leaseweb’s operations in the Netherlands and focus on developing the company’s cloud offering.

Lacroix brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology sector to his new role. After beginning his career in telecommunications, Lacroix moved into cybersecurity where he spent over a decade at Sophos, ultimately as Managing Director for the Benelux region. After that, he moved to Sogeti, where he was responsible for leading the Security division. Most recently, Lacroix was responsible for overseeing growth strategy, business development, and operations as General Manager at cloud solutions provider, Codit.

With his extensive experience and qualifications, including a dual Executive MBA degree from TIAS Business School and Bradford University (UK), Lacroix will be well poised to oversee growth and profitability for Leaseweb Netherlands. 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,” commented 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”.

À propos de Leaseweb

Leaseweb est l'un des principaux fournisseurs d'infrastructure en tant que service (IaaS), avec un portefeuille mondial de 20 000 clients allant des PME aux grandes entreprises. Les services proposés comprennent le Cloud Public, le Cloud Privé, les Serveurs Dédiés, la Colocation, le réseau de diffusion de contenu, et les services de cybersécurité, le tout soutenu par un service client et une assistance technique exceptionnels. Avec plus de 80 000 serveurs, Leaseweb fournit depuis 1997 une infrastructure pour des sites Web critiques, des applications Internet, des serveurs de messagerie, des services de sécurité et de stockage. La société exploite 25 centres de données en Europe, en Asie, en Australie et en Amérique du Nord, qui sont tous soutenus par un réseau mondial de qualité supérieure d'une capacité totale de plus de 10 Tbit/s.

Leaseweb propose ses services par l'intermédiaire de ses différentes filiales : Leaseweb Netherlands B.V., Leaseweb USA, Inc., Leaseweb Asia Pacific PTE. LTD, Leaseweb CDN B.V., Leaseweb Deutschland GmbH, Leaseweb Australia Ltd, Leaseweb UK Ltd, Leaseweb Japan KK, Leaseweb Hong Kong LTD et Leaseweb Canada Inc.

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