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Alibaba picks former Blokker chief to lead Dutch office

Wednesday 11 May 2016 | 10:41 CET | News
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Roland Palmer, the former head of retail chain Blokker, has been named managing director of the new Alibaba office in the Netherlands. Alibaba will use the Amsterdam base to manage its operations across the Benelux. It aims to attract more sellers from the region to its e-commerce platforms in China. Alibaba said the Amsterdam office completes its expansion in Europe, after earlier opening country offices in Milan, Munich and Paris as well as expanding its presence in the UK. In addition to CEO of Blooker, Palmer has worked as a consultant at Bain & Company and companies such as Coca Cola

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Alibaba
Countries: Benelux
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