Effective April 1st, 2012, Huib Dekker will be assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer of GlobalCollect. Mr. Dekker succeeds Paul van Mierlo in this position, who will be leaving GlobalCollect in April 2012 to pursue personal interests.
Huib Dekker holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Informatics and a Master's degree in Business Administration and received his Chartered Public Accountant registration from the University of Amsterdam. He commenced his career with the audit firm of Ernst and Young, advancing to the role of Senior Manager. Following Ernst and Young, Huib had various senior financial roles with such companies as RJ Reynolds International, Dutchtone N.V. and O2 B.V. in the Netherlands. He has held the Chief Financial Officer role at Telfort B.V., Wind- Hellas Telecommunications in Greece and most recently, the VoiceCash group of companies, including its bank in Malta.
Tom Staudt, Chief Executive Officer said: "We are delighted to welcome Huib to the company. Huib brings to GlobalCollect a broad leadership and financial skill set that will help GlobalCollect as we grow and expand our business in the coming years. Based upon his recent experience at VoiceCash, coupled with his previous telecommunications background, Huib brings an added benefit to GlobalCollect with his broad grounding and awareness of mobile payments and the overall mobile marketplace".