Emtelle Announce New Group CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Emtelle, leading global manufacturer of blown fibre cable, and ducted network solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kees Sterk as Group CIO.
Kees is a graduate of both Utrecht and Delft Universities in the Netherlands and of Napier University, Edinburgh. Possessing over 25 years of experience in technology and senior leadership roles, Kees, therefore, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this crucial new role within Emtelle.
As Group CIO, Kees will be responsible for the leadership, development, and management of Emtelle’s information and technology-driven business strategy, systems, and infrastructure. He will be responsible for taking us on our digital journey in this time of growth.
In his role, Kees will report directly to Emtelle Group CEO Tony Rodgers. Commenting on the appointment, Tony Rodgers, CEO of Emtelle said: “We are delighted to appoint Kees as Group CIO, which is a crucial new role within the Emtelle Group. His appointment brings both emphasis and considerable expertise to our business as we shape our group IT capability to enhance and sustain the continued growth and cohesion of the Emtelle Group, enabling us to continually evolve our systems and technology infrastructure “
Speaking Dutch as a native speaker and English and German fluently, Kees is an asset to the Emtelle group, operating on a global platform. Kees joins us from KCA Deutag Drilling Ltd where he served latterly as Group Head of IT Services and Security.
Speaking of the appointment Kees said: “I am very excited to join such a successful, growing and industry-leading company as Emtelle. I very much look forward to bringing my experience to help shape and be part of ongoing future success. Furthermore, I very much look forward to working with a group of great people.”
Kees will take up his new role with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021.