NEWS1 February 2019

Kantar Public names Benelux CEO

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BELGIUM – Kantar Public Brussels has appointed Roelof-Jan Molemaker as chief executive officer Benelux.

Molemaker joins the company from economic consultancy firm Ecorys, where he was managing director of the Brussels office and global market director for EU institutions.

In his new role, Molemaker will lead Kantar Public’s Brussels business and join the company’s global leadership team. He takes up the position in March 2019.

Natasja Van Der Laan, who has been acting chief executive for Kantar Public Netherlands and Brussels, will remain chief executive for the Netherlands.

Michelle Harrison, global chief executive of Kantar Public, said: "Roelof-Jan has a vast experience in advising public sector clients in both international and national projects on a wide range of themes and an outstanding track record as a policy advisor to the EU Commission. This robust experience in working in the EU market for the last decade and his dedication in meeting client demands means he is an outstanding leader for this team."