BLEND360 Appoints Lucien van der Hoeven as VP Business Development for EMEA, Focusing on European Expansion.

BLEND360 sees Van der Hoeven playing a key role in driving growth for their EMEA Data Science and Strategy Solutions business. Based in Amsterdam, Lucien will focus on expanding in EMEA and helping clients grow their customer base and revenue profitably.

January 5, 2021

New York, January 5, 2021 – BLEND360 appoints Lucien van der Hoeven as VP Business Development for EMEA, focusing on European expansion.

BLEND360 sees Van der Hoeven playing a key role in driving growth for their EMEA Data Science and Strategy Solutions business. Based in Amsterdam, Lucien will focus on expanding in EMEA and helping clients grow their customer base and revenue profitably.

“With Lucien’s wealth of industry expertise and breadth of international experience, he is a great fit to help drive business in Europe. BLEND360 is excited to see global clients grow as Lucien leads the business development for EMEA,” says Dimo Kostopoulos SVP & Client Partner & EMEA Leader.

“Maintaining competitive advantage is rapidly becoming a game of knowledge, insight, and asymmetric advantage gained through analytics. Any company can begin the journey and build much of the required capabilities in-house. That journey may quickly become more complex than internal teams can handle alone. The Blend360 team is here to help companies rapidly adopt next-generation analytics, so they do not get left behind. I am super excited about joining Blend360.  I have rarely seen such a team of seasoned business result-oriented data scientists and consultants,” says Lucien van der Hoeven VP Business Development for EMEA

Lucien joins BLEND360 with over 30 years of EMEA business development experience in leading companies such as Analytic Partners, Accenture Digital, Neustar, MarketShare, and GfK.  He has a broad EMEA track record and relevant experience across CPG, retail, finance, telco, automotive, and healthcare. In addition, Lucien has helped market leaders like Unilever, Samsung, John Lewis, HSBC, T-mobile, Audi and Merck throughout the analytics value chain, impacting client results in marketing, sales, procurement, finance, HR, and supply chain. Lucien is passionate about making “big data” work for multinationals through "intelligent business" concepts like Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation etc. Able to bring a wealth of industry expertise from previous senior positions at global operating companies.

BLEND360 is a leading provider of services in data science and talent solutions serving Fortune 1000 and industry leading companies. BLEND360 continues to be one of the fastest growing companies, making the Inc. 5000 list 8 times out of 9 years. BLEND360 has over 200 employees, 30 clients, and 4 offices located in NYC, MD, CO, and Europe.

Contacts:

Alexandra McShane, Marketing Manager: Alexandra.mcshane@blend360.com

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