GLIMMA welcomes Jean-Baptiste Richelme to the new position of Global Partner Manager. The role underlines our commitment to our expanding network of 400+ branding experts. Jean-Baptiste will be responsible for maintaining our network, the largest in the world, as well as driving growth.
Jean-Baptiste spent six months with us as an intern in 2016, before returning to university in France. We were impressed by his superb interpersonal skills in an international environment and his proactive approach.
With a sound knowledge of the network already, a key focus will be on geographic expansion, in particular in Eastern Europe, Russia, China and the Middle East. JB will also concentrate on developing the network in specific service sectors such as digital, to ensure that we continue to deliver exactly what our international clients require in terms of geographic coverage and brand expertise.
Gerben Bleijenburg, Commercial Director, explains, “Our network is one of our most important assets. With rapid commercial growth over the past 12 months, we are keen to ensure that we continue to maintain and cultivate this network. The new role of Global Partner Manager will ensure that we can deliver our brand promise of delivering ‘Better, Faster, More Efficient’ brand programs for all of our clients.”
Jean-Baptiste has just completed his degree in Management at the University of Troyes. Born in France, he is also fluent in English and has a basic knowledge of Italian. He has just relocated to the Netherlands.