Gorinchem/Hardenberg, 13 June 2022 – International event organiser Easyfairs has appointed Stefan Hutten as the new Head of Region of Easyfairs Netherlands. Hutten (56) will start of June 13, 2022 and will succeed Jeroen van Hooff, who has been Head of Region in the Netherlands since 2017. Easyfairs wants to further strengthen its position in the Netherlands with Hutten. Every year, Easyfairs organizes more than 60 fairs and events in the Netherlands, and it also owns two event locations in Gorinchem and Hardenberg.
“We are very pleased with the arrival of Stefan. With his many years of experience gained in the media and marketing consultancy business, Stefan is a very valuable addition to our Easyfairs team in the Netherlands. The combination of the positions he has had and his commercial insight and creativity give us the confidence that he is the right person to lead Easyfairs Netherlands towards further growth” says Eric Everard, CEO and founder of Easyfairs.
Stefan Hutten is looking forward to his new challenge: “Easyfairs is a wonderful company where, among other things, creative entrepreneurship and a focus on results are central. Characteristics that I personally have always found very important and which I also find in the business philosophy of Easyfairs. I am therefore very much looking forward to strengthening the Dutch team and fulfilling the role of Head of Region, with the aim of further strengthening the position of Easyfairs Netherlands.”
Hutten previously held (senior) management positions at, among others, VNU, Sanoma, Shared Stories Group and Audax. He is a business administrator and followed various postgraduate courses, including at Nyenrode University.
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We currently organise 200 face-to-face events in 14 countries (Algeria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom) and manage eight event venues in Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden (Antwerp, Ghent, Mechelen-Brussels North, Namur, Gorinchem, Hardenberg, Malmö and Stockholm).
We are passionate about “easifying” the life of our customers and increasing the return on investment and return on time for professional communities through our all-in formulas, advanced technology and customer-centric approach. Our digital features and initiatives provide these communities with excellent opportunities to network effectively and do business throughout the year. We listen carefully to create compelling online formats that meet their constantly evolving needs.
The Easyfairs Group employs 700 highly committed talents, deploys the best marketing and technology tools, and develops brands with a strong appeal to our stakeholder communities.
In 2018 Easyfairs was named Belgium’s “Entrepreneur of the Year®” and a “Great Place to Work”. For the fourth year running, Deloitte conferred “Best Managed Company” status on Easyfairs in 2022.
The company is ranked 17th in the list of the world’s leading exhibition companies.
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