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AVANADE BELGIUM APPOINTS JAN PEETERS AS NEW COUNTRY MANAGER

Merelbeke – 25 January 2016

Avanade, the leading provider of innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences, today announces the appointment of Jan Peeters as Country Manager of Avanade Belgium. In his new role, Jan will be managing the business in Belgium, strengthening client, partner and alliance relationships, and leading a team of professional consultants across multiple Talent Communities: ERP, Cloud, Analytics, Software Engineering, CRM, Experience Design.

Jan is recognized for his experience leading major digital innovation and IT transformation projects, most significantly within Financial Services. During his 18 year tenure at Accenture, his role evolved from one focused on project delivery and broadened to cover deal shaping, proposal management, account leadership, and people development. When promoted to Managing Director level at Accenture in 2011, Jan took up account leadership roles for several large Financial Services clients in Belgium. He has also worked on many international projects, spending four years abroad in the UK, France and the Netherlands.

Jan is recognized for his experience leading major digital innovation and IT transformation projects, most significantly within Financial Services. During his 18 year tenure at Accenture, his role evolved from one focused on project delivery and broadened to cover deal shaping, proposal management, account leadership, and people development. When promoted to Managing Director level at Accenture in 2011, Jan took up account leadership roles for several large Financial Services clients in Belgium. He has also worked on many international projects, spending four years abroad in the UK, France and the Netherlands.

“I’m really excited to be joining Avanade, a company with talented consultants I have worked closely with on several important Microsoft engagements. Avanade has been a strong partner that helps companies in their digital transformation in order to realize results for their customers. My objectives will be strongly focused on client success as we navigate this digital revolution; reinventing productivity and business processes with innovative Microsoft solutions,” said Jan Peeters.

Nicolas Marry, Avanade France general manager, said: “We are pleased to welcome Jan to the Avanade family. His experience and know-how will greatly benefit our business in Belgium. Jan is a results-oriented professional with an infectious, can-do attitude, a deep understanding of technology and a reputation for building strong teams. All of which are key ingredients for a good and successful leader.”

Jan lives in Brussels with his two children and his wife. He is passionate about digital technology (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) and speaks native Dutch, fluent English and French. He officially starts this new role on February 1, 2016.

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 27,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

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Avanade

Margriet Platteau
+32 (0)9 298 21 93
margriet.platteau@avanade.com

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Brigitte Lagrou/Nicolas Boulart
AvanadeBE@edelman.com

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