Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, today announced the appointment of Benelux Managing Director, Martien Merks, to the Unit4 Executive Committee.
Martien joined Unit4 in October 2015 as Managing Director for Unit4 in the Benelux with responsibility for all business operations across the Benelux organization. As demand for Unit4’s SaaS offerings grows globally, particularly in the country’s home market, Martien joins the Executive Committee to drive strategic growth in the region with a focus on domestic products and customers.
Merks has over twenty years’ experience in the Dutch and international IT market. Previously he served as Senior VP of Global Sales & Marketing Services Strategy at Siemens Industry Software.
“Unit4 is a clear market leader in the Benelux in the areas of Accountancy, HR systems, Financial Intermediaries, Healthcare, SMEs and Cloud Services,” said Martien. “Demand for cloud among the services organizations we serve is growing rapidly. Our focus in the region will ensure that we continue to deliver customer value and innovation around self-driving, so that we further enhance our leadership position.”
“The Benelux plays a role of strategic importance in Unit4’s global ambitions,” said Jose Duarte, CEO of Unit4. “I am delighted that Martien Merks joins the Unit4 Executive Committee to expand our leading position and to serve our customers even better with innovative and extremely user-friendly solutions. In the Benelux we can now also benefit from the international foundation we have built for the organization. Unit4 is poised for further growth.”
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