Joris leads our international sales unit looking after multinational customers across 180 countries.
Joris re-joined BT in April 2019 as Managing Director, Resources, Manufacturing and Logistics. He reports to our CEO. Since July 2021, he has held the role of Managing Director for International Markets – looking after large multinational customers across a wide range of industries.
In addition to his global sales leadership role, Joris is also responsible for our operations in Europe.
He was previously Executive Vice President of the business division at KPN, the Dutch telecoms company. Before that, he was Country Manager for BT in the Benelux from 2013 to 2016.
Joris started his career at KPN after completing his university studies in Belgium and the Netherlands and worked his way up through the company in a wide range of sales and management positions. By the time he left, he was running the corporate solutions business and the international mobile unit.
In 2009, he was appointed CEO of De Telefoongids Groep (Dutch yellow pages) and member of the Executive Committee of European Directories where he spearheaded a major transformation programme.
As well as his activities in global telecoms, Joris is also active on the board of a Dutch charity fund and in the Rotary club. He is married with three children and lives in the Netherlands. His interests include golf, skiing, tennis and enjoying time with his family.