NEWS25 January 2019

NGDATA makes Gross CEO

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BELGIUM – Customer analytics company NGDATA has appointed Doug Gross as its chief executive officer.

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The change in management reflects NGDATA’s growing focus on the banking industry, as the company looks to build on its success in this sector.

Gross (pictured) joins from financial services technology specialists FIS Global, where he was executive director of corporate banking solutions. He has more than 30 years’ international experience in building mutual successes with customers in the financial services industry. He was also CEO of payments technology firm Clear2Pay America, which was bought by FIS Global in 2014. He has also held senior positions with S1, Unisys and HSBC.

Michel Akkermans, chairman of the board at NGDATA, said: “We would like to thank Luc Burgelman, our outgoing CEO, for his contribution to building our reputation as the go-to experts for customer insight. We welcome Doug, who is the best person to extend our international presence.”

NGDATA is headquartered in Gent, Belgium and has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific.