Meet Bas Burger
Bas was appointed as CEO, Global Services in June 2017. He reports to the CEO of BT Group.
Bas is CEO of BT’s Global Services division, a leading global business communications provider, supplying ICT services to 5,500 multinational companies in 180 countries.
He has worked for close to 20 years in the ICT sector, supporting the digitalisation of some of the world’s most valuable and complex organisations. As CEO, Bas is repositioning Global Services as a more focused digital business, prioritising the innovation of cloud-based platforms that deliver products and services, with BT’s global network at the core, to support the digital transformation of its customers.
Bas Burger has been at BT since 2008 in a variety of roles, most recently president of BT in the Americas, driving growth across the whole region.
Before that, Bas gained industry sector expertise by leading BT’s global commerce organisation, managing multinational customers in the manufacturing, logistics and pharmaceutical sectors since 2010, adding the Global Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and the Global Pharmaceutical and Chemical industry sectors in 2013. Bas also led BT’s operations across Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and Latin America in 2012-2013.
Bas started his career at BT as CEO of the Benelux region, where he transformed the way BT operates, improving the performance and service delivered to multinationals, government agencies, and large local enterprises.
Before joining BT, Bas was executive president and part of the management committee of Getronics NV. There he ran global sales, channels and partnerships and supported and developed their international business. He was also CEO and Managing Director of KPN Entercom Solutions, NV.
A Dutch native, Bas holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Bradford, UK. He is married, with two sons.
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