Nomad further bolsters its sales force with new manager for Benelux region

Thursday, 17th March 2016

(Newcastle upon Tyne, 17 March 2016)  Nomad Digital has appointed Arthur Rijk as its Sales Manager for the Benelux region.

Arthur joins Nomad with more than 30 years’ experience in international sales and account management. He started his career as a financial consultant at ABN AMRO and continued his career in the ICT sector at Bakkenist Management Consultants followed by Capgemini.

At Capgemini, Arthur was responsible for several international key accounts - TNT, FrieslandCampina and the Ministry of Defence. Most recently, Arthur headed the rail segment of Capgemini with a special focus on Nederlandse Spoorwegen – a key client for Capgemini.

Jean-Philippe Tissot, Nomad Digital's EMEAI General Manager, said: “I am delighted to welcome Arthur to our sales team.  His extensive rail industry experience, and deep-rooted understanding of customer requirements will add invaluable knowledge to our business and support our sales ambitions for the future in the Benelux region.”

For more information please contact:

Nomad Digital

David Bootle, Marketing Communications Manager  +44 (0) 207 096 6966 Ext. 2144
 
About Nomad Digital:

Nomad Digital is the world’s leading provider of wireless connectivity and ICT solutions to the rail sector and is a pioneer of fleet digitisation. It boasts a rich suite of passenger and operational applications and services, which enables operators to significantly enhance the passenger experience, while delivering improved levels of reliability, safety and operational efficiencies.

Nomad’s solutions include its market-leading connectivity and WiFi suite of products and services, Passenger Information Systems (PIS), on-board entertainment platforms and Remote Online Condition Monitoring and Reliability Centred Maintenance methodologies.

Nomad is an international business, with over 300 employees and product development facilities in the UK (Newcastle), Germany (Hildesheim) and Portugal (Porto).

Founded in 2002 in the North East of England, the company has grown consistently as an innovative market leader providing products, services and solutions directly or indirectly to more than 50 major global customers, including names such as Alstom, Bombardier and Hitachi and leading train operating companies such as Amtrak, Eurostar, GWR, NS, NSB, PKP, Queensland Rail, Virgin and Via Rail.

In the UK, Nomad’s passenger WiFi services are deployed on 75% of all WiFi connected trains and its position as a global player is borne out by a 47% market share of connected (WiFi enabled) vehicles in the international rail sector.