Utrecht, 14 February 2023: Valcon, the leading European consultancy specialising in technology, data and people, has today announced the appointment of Fieke Schopenhouer as the new global lead for human resources (HR) and HR lead in the Netherlands.
A consulting professional with over 15 years of experience, Fieke has been with Valcon for over seven years, starting out as the lead for change management in the Netherlands.
In that time, she built the change management practice to over 100 consultants. Fieke has also been the sponsoring partner for HR in the Netherlands and played a vital role in the integration of First Consulting with the ViqtorDavis business when they joined Valcon in 2021.
Following a period of significant organic and acquisitive growth, Valcon now has over 1700 consultants throughout Europe. This growth means that HR best practice is a key strategic priority for the business. Fieke will be responsible for providing strategic HR direction for the different country people leads, with a firm focus on building Valcon’s employer brand as it focuses on staff development, retention and recruiting new talent. Fieke’s appointment to the board will ensure there is senior sponsorship for all HR initiatives.
Geert van den Goor, Group CEO of Valcon commented: “We are delighted to promote Fieke to Valcon’s global HR lead. Fieke will make a valuable addition to the board as she takes on this role. Our people are Valcon’s most important asset and their fulfilment and happiness is fundamental to our success as a business. HR representation on our board underlines our commitment to our people and our talent management agenda.”