Maarssen, the Netherlands, 10 August 2023 – Eurofiber has appointed Elisabeth Hankeln as Managing Director Cloud Infra, effective September 1, 2023.
Elisabeth Hankeln (1975, Vienna, Austria) is an experienced international business leader. At Philips Consumer Electronics, Philips Television and Philips Lighting, she held various senior management positions in the fields of strategy, marketing, product development and business transformation. After her time at Philips, Elisabeth joined Cordstrap, a global leader in cargo protection. As VP Product and Marketing and Member of the Global Executive Team, she led the commercial transformation for Cordstrap. Later, as VP Germany, she successfully guided the company in expanding its position in this highly competitive biggest market.
As Managing Director, Elisabeth Hankeln will be responsible for Eurofiber’s activities in the field of cloud infrastructure. Eurofiber Cloud Infra was established in 2021 as part of the Eurofiber Group in response to market needs for integrated IT infrastructure services. It offers a fully owned open cloud and network infrastructure, including its own energy-efficient Tier 3 data centers, a VMware Verified Private Cloud platform, a software-defined network between more than 90 datacenters in the Netherlands and Belgium offering direct links to Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and others. Andrea Kraus, Chief Revenue Officer, says: “Eurofiber Cloud Infra has a strong portfolio of cloud and cloud connectivity solutions. For the coming years we foresee accelerating growth, and with Elisabeth we found a leader with a proven record of managing such growth, both commercially and in terms of people and organizational development. We are very excited to welcome Elisabeth into the Eurofiber team.”
Elisabeth Hankeln: “Digitization is key for forward-looking business in all business areas and the cloud infra market is a very dynamic one. Within its Cloud Infra business unit, and backed by the Eurofiber Group, Eurofiber has the expertise and market knowledge to expand and become even more successful in this segment, supporting its customers in realizing their full potential through easy access to a complete, reliable and open digital infrastructure. I am delighted to join this highly experienced team and to contribute to the further development of the Cloud Infra business, our customers and colleagues.”