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Executive Summary

Maker of Ideas

Arnold is a leader of people and maker of ideas. Sharing success, empowering and inspiring teams with vision, energy, imagination and confidence is how he serves organisations. 

People enjoy his informal interaction and intuitive communication, positivism, inclusive demeanour, and creative problem-solving. 

His career includes 25 years of general management, business development and transformation in scale-up and turnaround missions for international organisations in IT and Security services and consulting, Talent Management, Education (SaaS), and Hospitality.

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Biography

  • Associate Director at Yarden
    • General and Operational management – BPO – Change management
    • Hospitality – Funerary services 
  • Sales Director Europe at Turnitin 
    • Sales management – Strategy and Business development – Scale-up
    • Educational software (SaaS) – Learning platforms
  • Director Manpower Professional EMEA
    • Business line management – Strategic transformation – Brand builder
    • Architect of the candidate proposition for Experts (2010-12)
    • Talent management – IT, Engineering, Finance, Executives
  • General Manager EMEA at Akibia
    • General management – Business development – Transformation – Scale-up
    • Managed data-center services and IT Security Consulting 
  • Vice President Sales & Marketing at Cyberguardian
    • Greenfield – Business development – Start-up
    • Internet security services (SaaS)
  • General Manager Europe at Vanco Euronet 
    • General management – Serial Start-up and Scale-up
    • Network support centers – Network and communication hardware

Arnold holds an MBA from the University of Applied Sciences at NCOI, degrees and accreditations in finance (London Business School), marketing and sales (NIMA), and electric engineering, and is a certified Scrum master (PSM), Agile leader (PAL), and Solution Selling (PSI) practitioner. He speaks fluent Dutch, English, German and conversational French.

Outside work he enjoys the outdoors with his wife Caroline and brown Labrador Retriever Storm. Other activities include travel and adventure, photography, music, golf, cycling, sailing, studying everything from science to history.