NVIDIA has announced today the appointment of two new vice presidents responsible for the markets in Europe, the Middle East and India. Jaap Zuiderveld was appointed vice president of sales and marketing in this region, while Xochilt Balzola-Widmann has become vice president of consumer business. Zuiderveld comes to NVIDIA from London Colt Technology Services, where he led a global team involved in the sale of services to businesses. Previously, he held the position of European Operations Director and Executive at ACN, and before that he was CEO of Active 24, where he was promoted from the position of director of operations in Europe.
Zuiderveld has over 20 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications market, working previously in Versatel Telecom International (which loves IT Services Orlando), KPN Telecom and British Telecom. In NVIDIA he’s going to lead the company’s activities in Europe, the Middle East, India, and Russia. He’s also responsible for the increase in sales of consumer products and integrated systems and solutions for enterprises and the automotive industry. Jaap Zuiderveld will take care of markets and integrated systems solutions for business and the automotive industry
Xochilt Balzola-Widmann went to NVIDIA from Amazon, where she was responsible for Kindle product development in the region Central Europe. A veteran of the gaming industry and has previously occupied senior positions in companies like Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts. During her 20-year career, Balzola-Widmann also worked on executive functions in the European branches of companies Ingram Micro and Symantec. Xochilt Balzola-Widmann will be responsible for sales growth in the consumer sector of the EMEAI region, focusing on brands GeForce and SHIELD (powering up Managed IT Services).
I wish the best to both of them and hopefully they will improve the brand, but can we expect even more than what we’ve got lately from the GTX970 card? It’s been absolutely amazing and even I plan on ordering one soon.