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Marc Gelissen

Marc Gelissen


With his background in international business management Marc has built and grown a number of international organizations in several industries over the last two decades. His strength is to compose and manage a winning team which is focused on exceeding customers’ expectations and delivering superior financial results.

He is able to lead teams and guide team members to surpass themselves. As an entrepreneur Marc founded his own successful software company in 2001. He grew this company into a market leader within the Enterprise Content Management market in Europe with business in ten countries with leading international companies. Marc was responsible for building and managing all aspects of this organization including software development, R&D, HR, Legal, IT and customer support. He successfully built a very efficient, highly profitable and sustainable organization. After selling his company in 2007 to the stock listed Belgian software company I.R.I.S. Group, Marc led the successful integration of his company into this larger organization. In this period he also gained experience in the financial management of stock listed companies as the General Manager for I.R.I.S. in the Netherlands and Nordics.

In addition to his operational management role, Marc has wide ranging experience  in business consultancy and project management. He has a successful track record translating customer needs into solutions and in managing project teams in building these solutions. He has successfully managed more than 50 projects in international small and large organizations, such as KPMG, PwC, Shell, Houthoff Buruma, De Brauw, Noerr, etc. In each of these projects he was able to get the best out of his team members.

People around Marc characterize him as a winner, full of energy, strong analytical skills, dedicated to quality and a real team builder. “A day without a laugh, is a day which does not count” is Marc’s slogan.

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