Willem van Enter appointed as vice president sales, EMEA to help fuel continued growth
OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code application development, has appointed Willem van Enter the new vice president sales, EMEA. The appointment comes at a time of dramatic growth as the company expands its roster of partners and customers across the region.
Companies such as Randstad, Santander, Teva Pharmaceuticals Benelux, Vodafone UK, and Westford Trade Services Turkey are leveraging OutSystems to help transform their business. OutSystems has seen unprecedented growth around the world for its low-code platform adding some of the most recognised brands in Europe as customers.
Today, OutSystems is active across EMEA, including in new markets such as Germany and the Nordics. It projects headcount growth of 50 percent over the course of 2016.
“OutSystems has seen remarkable growth in EMEA over the last two years,” said Willem van Enter, vice president sales, EMEA for OutSystems. “Going forward into 2017, digital transformation will be a top priority for all businesses, and we expect a growing demand in the market for low-code application platforms. OutSystems enables organisations to revolutionise their customer experience through mobile apps and optimise business operations by replacing and modernising legacy systems. The time for change is now.”
With his proven track record leading fast growing companies across multiple geographies in EMEA, van Enter will play a critical role in the future growth of OutSystems success in the region. He will be focused on increasing adoption of the company’s low-code application development platform among leading companies across EMEA.
“Willem has a lot of experience building successful businesses in EMEA and has realised extreme growth in his former role as vice president sales for Benelux,” said Mike Lambert, chief revenue officer for OutSystems. “He’s got the strong regional understanding and business acumen necessary to help us fuel additional growth.”
Van Enter has more than 25 years of senior management and business development experience in a variety of IT solutions and industry segments. He was previously vice president of Benelux at OutSystems and held senior positions in prominent IT organisations such as Oracle, VMware and Microsoft.
“I’m thrilled to step into this new and exciting role at OutSystems, because we are an industry leader with best-in-class offerings,” van Enter continued. “I’m looking forward to working closely with the team in EMEA to capitalise on all these opportunities.”