Head of Development
New Hire Brings Additional Software Competence to Development Team
Eddy van den Broek joined the Elatec management team as the new Global Head of the Development Department in early November. He brings almost three decades of professional experience in high-tech industries and a wealth of expertise in leading international development teams. His competencies are well matched to the strategic orientation of the company. Software development is a core focal area for Elatec.
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“We are very pleased that Eddy van den Broek is joining our team as Head of Development. With him, we gain an enormous wealth of experience and additional strategic competence in the area of software development. Ongoing innovations in the software sector are an important pillar of our growth strategy, so we can continue to offer our customers around the world future-proof product solutions,” explains Elatec CEO Robert Helgerth.
Eddy van den Broek’s career spans more than 20 years in strategic management positions in the IT, telecommunications and automotive industries. With his comprehensive knowledge of the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and experience in leading international teams, Elatec gains valuable expertise. “At Elatec, I anticipate exciting tasks that require both hardware and software experience. The diverse technologies combined with flat hierarchies and a corporate culture built on trust have convinced me,” the new Head of Development is pleased to say.
His career has taken him to companies such as ABB, Ericsson, Siemens, Nokia Siemens and Elektrobit (Continental). He has led teams of software developers, integrators and architects. He was responsible for strategic planning and innovation projects as well as the development of customer-specific solutions.