Getronics appoints Rogier Bronsgeest as new COO
Looking to become the preferred partner in business transformation and reach $1 billion in turnover with double digit profitability by 2020, Getronics has appointed Rogier Bronsgeest as new Chief Operating Officer and Head of Global Service & Delivery.
After 30 years of working for some of the biggest names in technology, Bronsgeest has the international experience and practical know-how needed to drive Getronics forward on its ‘Path Towards a New Tomorrow’.
Amsterdam/London UK, 7th May 2018 – As confirmed by Whitelane’s latest IT Outsourcing Study from March 2018, Getronics is one of the top performers in IT worldwide in terms of general customer satisfaction, excelling notably in terms of service delivery quality, proactivity and flexibility. For the global ICT integrator, it is not just an encouraging sign but validation of its people-centric approach, based on adaptability, resilience and proactivity and aimed at delivering an exceptional user experience. Strengthening the team in its mission to become the preferred partner in business transformation, Rogier Bronsgeest will be joining the team as new COO with immediate effect.
Having initially begun his career at Unisys, Bronsgeest can boast of vast international experience with the likes of Baan and IBM, as well as with Getronics. His latest functions included President Global Customer Services at British Telecom, delivering services in over 170 countries and contributing to the company becoming a market leader, as well as Chief Customer Experience Officer at Colt Technology Services, guiding the company in its digital transformation, increasing online usage and achieving a record NPS (Net Promoter Score) in the B2B telecom domain. With his track record and expertise in change management, business strategy and IT services, he is the right man to help the ‘new’ Getronics fulfill its goals and ambitions, with a focus on enabling happy end users.
“After working with Getronics from 2004 to 2009, I am very happy to get back on board and excited by the challenges that lie ahead”, Bronsgeest says. “By continuing down the path chosen in recent years and building on the new Getronics vision, go-to-markets and value propositions, I am looking forward to further improving our user experience and helping Getronics establish itself as the preferred partner for businesses in transformation.”
“On behalf of the entire team, I am pleased to welcome Rogier back into the Getronics family after a successful earlier stint”, adds Nana Baffour, Chairman and Group CEO of Getronics. “I am looking forward to working closely with him, and firmly believe he has all the right qualities to further drive transformation in our daily operations, lead the energizing of our human capital and proactively promote cross-selling with our commercial team. In doing so, he will help us maintain and enhance the award-winning Getronics customer support and end-user experience”.
Getronics is a global ICT integrator with an extensive history that extends over 130 years and is majority owned by Bottega InvestCo S.à r.l.
With nearly 4,500 employees, 45 locations in 22 countries across Europe and Asia Pacific, and in Latin America under the Connectis Brand, Getronics brings a strong capability and expertise in Workspace, Applications, Unified Communications and Managed Cloud services to provide a pro-active, end-to-end portfolio to enable the digital user – business or consumer, in both public and private sector.
Getronics is the leading member in the Global Workspace Alliance, a unique model that provides customers with consistent IT services across 100 countries, with one single point of contact and billing entity. The GWA manages 10m workspace assets globally.
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