Qurius Management Update UK and Belgium
As from 1 July 2010, Mark Cockings will be the new Managing Director of Qurius UK while Jan Druppel will start as Managing Director of Qurius Belgium on the same date. Both have extensive track records in the ICT industry, strong commercial drives and the right experience and ambition to bring Qurius to the next level in each country.
Sales driven and strategic insight
Before joining Qurius, Mark Cockings (1969) built an extensive career at IBS AB, where he held the position of Senior Vice President Strategy & Development since January 2009. He started working for IBS in 1996,held various positions, including the posts of Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, Area President Central Europe and Global Business Development Director andhas been a member of the overall Group Management since 2004.
Leen Zevenbergen, CEO Qurius NV: “The UK is one of our target growth markets for the coming years.. By assigning Mark Cockings as a member of our international management board, we have the right man to help Qurius grow into one of the leading ICT companies and Microsoft partners in the UK.”
Qurius UK has two fully-staffed offices in Swindon and Manchester (Bury) and serves over 100 customers. Its core markets are Recycling and Waste Management, Metals Stockholding and Manufacturing, Holiday Homes and Caravans and Professional Services Organisations.
An entrepreneur at the wheel
Jan Druppel (1967) has been General Manager of the Software Division of Systemat Group in Belgium and Luxemburg since 2002, where his manageriel skills and keen market insight have resulted into doubling the turnover of the division in the market. Before he started working for Systemat Group, he had set up his own software company Q&A NV, which he managed from 1996until 2002.
Qurius Belgium has expertise semi process industry (Food, Pharma and Chemicals), Waste Management & Recycling, Installation & Maintenance companies and Member organizations and has offices in Ghent (Sint-Martens-Latem) and Antwerp (Kontich). Managed by Mr Druppel, Qurius Belgium will focus on market leadership in its field, by means of organic growth and possible acquisitions.
Qurius provides technology answers: design, architecture, infrastructure, deployment and systems management of Microsoft-based business and IT solutions. Headquartered in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands, we serve customers across Europe, including Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. In 2010, we openly declared a target of 100 per cent sustainability by 2014. A bold objective, designed to drive the company to European leadership in the field of sustainable ICT. We aim to be the number one choice for customers with the same ambition and the same sustainability goals. Qurius has been publicly quoted on Euronext Amsterdam since 1998. For more information, visit www.qurius.com.
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