Maarssen – As of February 1, Steven Klockaerts (50) will be joining Eurofiber as CIO. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for continuing digitalization of the customer portfolio and IT infrastructure for all Eurofiber business units in the Netherlands and Belgium. His appointment is a result of Eurofiber’s ambitions for continued growth.
Steven brings with him a wealth of experience in the sector, supplemented by a wide-ranging background in IT. His previous roles included Network Operations Manager at T-Mobile and Director of the Global Development Center at Philips. For the past two years, Steven has been CIO of Telfort’s enterprise division. His experience includes both corporate environments and SMEs, in the Netherlands and in Belgium. That cross-border context makes him an excellent fit for Eurofiber, which operates in both countries. Steven is intensely passionate about technology, entrepreneurial to the bone, and excited about opportunities for using technology to create new business models.
New role to achieve ambitions for continued growth
In recent years, Eurofiber has seen significant expansion of its activities in the Netherlands and Belgium. In addition to owning the largest fiberoptic network in the Benelux, Eurofiber is currently building its fifth datacenter, situated in the greater Amsterdam area. Digital transformation is progressing rapidly throughout Eurofiber’s clientele and trends such as 5G, domotics and the Internet of Things are driving increasing demand for future-proof digital infrastructure. Eurofiber plays a vital role in connectivity and cloudification for its clients.
Proven track record
“I am glad that Steven is on board,” COO Bart Oskam confirms. Appointing Steven Klockaerts allows us to continue shaping our ambitions. Steven has a proven track record at corporations and smaller companies in the Netherlands and Belgium. Besides his tons of experience, he offers keen insight and has what it takes to manage with a focus on execution. He’s a great fit for Eurofiber. I am convinced that he will be able to guide the continuing digitalization of our company.”