VONQ Announces Leadership Transition

Rotterdam, 31st of January, 2024 – VONQ, a global leader in recruitment marketing and talent acquisition, announced that Arno Schäfer has decided to step down from his position as CEO of VONQ in agreement with the company’s board. 

Rob Brouwer, Chairman of the Board, thanks Arno for his leadership and contributions to VONQ over the past three years: “Under Arno’s management, VONQ has achieved significant milestones and is well positioned for the future. I have full confidence in our team’s ability to continue to move VONQ forward, and I will remain actively involved to ensure the company’s continued success.” 

VONQ significantly strengthened and expanded its global presence over the past three years. Its strategic direction remains unchanged, with a long-term vision of delivering innovative job distribution technology and AI within the TA tech landscape,

The leadership team, Tycho van Paassen (Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer), Stephanie Hosman (Chief Financial Officer), and Bill Fischer (Chief Product and Technology Officer), is committed and excited to guiding VONQ along its established growth strategy until a new CEO is appointed.

Arno Schäfer, who plans to embark on a sabbatical, said: “It has been a challenging few years in our sector, and I am happy to have played my part. VONQ is stronger and more global than when I joined. I am excited to pass the reins to new leadership and available to assist in a smooth transition”. 

For more information and ongoing updates, please visit VONQ’s website or follow us on LinkedIn. 

About VONQ

VONQ is a global software recruitment technology company that simplifies recruitment marketing for enterprises, staffing agencies, and users of applicant tracking systems (ATS), human resource management systems (HRM), and candidate relationship management systems (CRM). With an ISO 27001 certification and built on GenAI, VONQ offers job advertising, job distribution, and employer branding services to thousands of customers worldwide.

Headquartered in Rotterdam with offices in The Netherlands, Germany, the UK, and the USA, VONQ is recognized as a strategic leader in the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent Acquisition.

For more information, visit www.vonq.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

Media Contacts:
Kirsten Klatt
Global Head of Marketing, VONQ


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