Manager Global Master Data
Jacobs Douwe Egberts
Gerard is a recognised and accomplished data management professional, helping businesses unlock the value of their information. A firm believer in the principle that good data management is all about people rather than IT systems, Gerard’s proven approach focuses on delivering real change through stakeholder buy-in, organisational redesign, process improvement and team development He has set up real data governance organisations, built large teams from scratch, implemented workflow systems, delivered cost-reducing data management processes and built data quality systems. He can also draw upon a wealth of experience in BI system management, reporting, analytics, commercial finance and service centre management. Gerard has worked in many blue chip organisations throughout his career and is currently heading up master data management at Jacobs Douwe Egberts in the Netherlands. An engaging communicator, Gerard is a regular speaker at data management and governance conferences, where his practical content and real-life examples always receive excellent feedback.
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