Özlem Simsek appointed Managing Director Belgium

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06/03/2018

Rob Vermaak, Managing Director Benelux, has appointed Özlem Simsek to Managing Director Belgium.

 

 

 

 

Rob Vermaak, Managing Director Benelux comments:

“Robert Walters celebrated their 30-year presence in Belgium earlier this year, and I am proud to today announce the appointment of Özlem to Managing Director Belgium. On top of her role as Director of Walters People, she will now also be responsible for overseeing Robert Walters activities in Belgium. Özlem's inspirational entrepreneurship and leadership combined with her commitment and ambition have made Walters People what it is today: a thriving organisation with a passionate, enthusiastic and driven team striving every day to place the right candidate in the right job.

I am convinced that in her new role as Managing Director Belgium, she will lead both Walters People's interim business and Robert Walters’ permanent and interim management recruitment divisions across Belgium with considerable success and will continue to grow."

About Özlem Simsek

After obtaining a Master in Economics at the University of Brussels and a MBA at Solvay Business School, Özlem started her professional career with a short stint within the financial department of the Belgian government. After deciding to make a career change and join the recruitment sector , she joined the Robert Walters Group in 2005 as a Senior Consultant and was offered the challenge to launch the Group’s junior professional staffing brand Walters People in Belgium. Following the brand’s extensive growth she was appointed to Director of Walters People Belgium in 2014.

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Robert Walters, Chief Executive, comments:

“I am very pleased to report a record set of results for the Group with profit before tax increasing by 26% to £28.1m. We grew net fee income across all of the Group’s regions and opened offices in four new countries; Canada, India, the Philippines and Portugal.

“Looking ahead, we remain mindful of the unpredictable geopolitical environment, however, the Group’s global footprint coupled with the range of recruitment services we provide positions us well to maximise opportunities for growth as they arise.”

 

 

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Robert Walters, Chief Executive, comments:

“I am very pleased to report a record set of results for the Group with profit before tax increasing by 26% to £28.1m. We grew net fee income across all of the Group’s regions and opened offices in four new countries; Canada, India, the Philippines and Portugal.

“Looking ahead, we remain mindful of the unpredictable geopolitical environment, however, the Group’s global footprint coupled with the range of recruitment services we provide positions us well to maximise opportunities for growth as they arise.”

 

 

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