Executive Vice President, Global Technology
Dave is a graduate of the Eindhoven University of Technology and Harvard Business School (Strategic Leadership program). He began his career in 1995 at Procter & Gamble, where he held various management positions in the fields of digital and information technology in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Venezuela, Brazil and the United Kingdom. From 2010 to 2012, he served as Chief Information Officer for Northern Europe. In these various roles, Dave spearheaded several major transformation projects aimed at harmonizing information systems and processes and harnessing data for value creation. He became Chief Information Officer of Staples Solutions in 2013, where he notably led the IT integration of 31 European subsidiaries and transformed the group’s main e-commerce platform.