Yves Schellekens relies on a successful career of 5 years in international banking and almost 20 years with IT Service provider EDS. At EDS he grew the financial services sector to become market leader in the 90s and as managing director Belux he succeeded in developing the business to become a top-3 ICT player in Belux. Having managed one of the biggest outsourcing contracts in Australia, namely the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, he afterwards returned to Belgium to take up a Northern Europe business development function and moved on to a strategic role on EMEA level in the development of the Business Process Outsourcing activities in HR, F&A and CRM.
“The appointment is fully aligned with Fujitsu’s strategy to further expand its European activities and to considerably improve its position among the leading IT service providers on the Belux market”, says Andy MacNaughton, Managing Director Fujitsu Services Central Europe.
“I am looking forward to this new challenge and feel empowered by an organisation with lots of talented employees, proven offerings and a loyal and fast growing international client base. I have defintely the ambition to develop together with a dynamic team the leading market position that Fujitsu deserves in the 2 countries. I am convinced I can count on the full support of the whole Fujitsu Services organisation to make this happen.” concludes Yves Schellekens.
Yves Schellekens is 47 years old, married and father of 2 daughters.
Eddy Van Fraechem, who was temporarily in charge of the Belux organisation, will hold the function until April 1st, 2007 in order to ensure a smooth transition of activities and responsibilities to Yves Schellekens. Yves will start at Fujitsu Services on March 7th, 2007.
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Date: 01 February, 2007
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