KPN appoints CCO

11 November 2014 |

The Netherlands’ KPN has today announced the appointment of Frank van der Post as chief commercial officer at the company.

Van der Post’s position will be effective of March 1 2015, when he will also assume responsibilities as member of the board of management.

The role of CCO is newly created and Jos Streppel, chairman of the supervisory board at KPN, said the company was pleased with his appointment.

“We have conducted a thorough review of candidates and found him the best person to assume the newly created role of CCO and to further strengthen the management team,” Streppel said.

“Frank combines extensive global commercial leadership with online experience, where brands and customer loyalty are of the essence, and has demonstrated a consistent track record of accomplishment in different premium service industry environments.”

Van der Post leaves his role as COO at Jumeirah Group for the role, and prior to that, held a number of leadership positions in the hospitality industry.

Earlier this month, KPN received confirmation from the Netherland’s Autoriteit Consument & Markt (ACM) for the acquisition of Reggefiber.