AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box (NYSE:BOX) today announced that it is opening an office in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to expand its EMEA presence and better serve its growing customer base. The Amsterdam office will act as the regional headquarters for all activity throughout the Benelux and Nordic regions. The company has also announced that Peter Dalhuisen has joined as vice president of Northern Europe and DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Dalhuisen, who will be based in Amsterdam, has an impressive track record in the enterprise software industry and will be responsible for Box’s strategy in the region as the company continues to expand across Europe.
“We have seen significant traction throughout the Benelux region and having our regional headquarters in Amsterdam is extremely strategic for us as we expand our presence in Northern Europe,” said David Quantrell, SVP and GM of EMEA at Box. “Peter Dalhuisen’s appointment demonstrates that as Box grows into new territories, the business is supported by leaders with a wealth of experience building and expanding enterprise software companies.”
“I am excited to join Box at such a fascinating time as we continue to grow across Europe,” said Peter Dalhuisen, Vice President of Northern Europe and DACH. “Box’s local presence within Northern Europe will enable us to connect with our current customers more effectively and engage with new organisations quickly.”
Before joining Box, Dalhuisen spent four years at Perceptive Software, a division of Lexmark, where he most recently served as Regional Director EMEA. Previously, Dalhuisen was a Director at Documentum/EMC for seven years and the MD of Northern Europe at Matrixone for four years.
The office, which officially opens today, will serve new and existing customers throughout the Benelux region across all major industries, including financial services, healthcare, construction, life sciences, media and entertainment, retail and nonprofit. Box has 40 million users and 50,000 organisations today, including, Oxfam, AstraZeneca, Endemol Shine Netherlands and Royal HaskoningDHV, among others.
Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE: BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As the world's leading enterprise content management and collaboration platform, Box helps businesses of all sizes in every industry securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Box is headquartered in Los Altos, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit www.box.com.