We love to disrupt the recruitment market with data driven recruitment marketing services. Meet the management team behind VONQ.
Stan is a professional with a natural knack for business development, who loves to gain and share knowledge. He identifies growth opportunities and creates environments to utilize them, using a multidisciplinary approach and connecting stakeholders. Stan has spent the bulk of his career working in the HR industry, growing the international recruitment department of a large staffing agency. He joined VONQ to be on the forefront of HR innovation and contribute to the future of job marketing. In his free time, Stan enjoys traveling, wining and dining with his girlfriend, family, and friends.
Contact Stan at +31 10 2014 800.
Global Business Development Manager
“An enthusiastic, energetic, innovative growth generator and accelerator, who believes you shouldn’t focus on working hard, but on working smart and having a great time doing it.”
Elsbeth feels right at home in improving online recruitment processes and likes to think in solutions. When she was looking for a new challenge the match with VONQ was quickly made. Besides her position as a consultant she reveals herself in her free time as a semi-professional handyman. When she is not working as a handyman, she likes to be active and goes among other things running, sailing, scuba diving and skiing. All this preferably abroad, since she likes to travel. Contact Elsbeth at +44 20 3755 2918..
Elsbeth van Damme
Manager Customer Success Team Amsterdam
“Elsbeth feels right at home in improving online recruitment processes and likes to think in solutions.”
She describes herself as a real geek, fan of Star Wars and development jokes. Because of that she fits the VONQ team really well in her new role as CTO / CPO. Dimitra brings a lot of experience to the organization. For 17 years she’s been building product strategies and she gets a kick out of building technical teams. She can’t wait to make VONQ’s mission a reality. When Dimitra isn’t working she likes to go to the zoo with her son, she also likes to cook.
Contact Dimitra at +44 20 3755 2918..
CTO / CPO
“Dimitra can’t wait to make VONQ’s mission a reality.”
A marketing campaign manager who is always excited and driven to expose the business plan of VONQ. Madeline is always keen helping others and learning new things. She has a renewed vision on international recruitment and still at the start of the new international business plan at VONQ: to conquer the German recruitment market. Together with the marketing team she is keen to take the marketing ambitions to the next level.
If she is not working for VONQ she likes to spend time with her boyfriend, family and friends. She loves to work out in the gym and to cook a creative dish. Contact Madeline at +44 20 3755 2918.
Country & Marketing Manager Germany
“A marketing campaign manager who is always excited and driven to expose the business plan of VONQ.”
If there is anyone with a positive look on recruitment and HR issues, it should be Frank. With Frank the glass is always half full, never half empty. Frank´s motto therefore is thinking in solutions, not in problems. Frank can best be described as a cheerful guy from the South of the Netherlands with a pure Rotterdam mentality: down to earth, direct and hard-working. He ensures his sales team can make his or her contributions to VONQ. During weekends Frank is a real family man, enjoy his time with family and friends. Contact Frank at +44 20 3755 2918.
Frank van Deursen
“A team lead who believes the glass is always half full and never half empty”
Online explorer based out of our Amsterdam office. Loves the innovative culture of VONQ. Goes for quality and close relationships instead of a sales race. He quietly knows how to dive in the essence of recruitment and likes doing business with major international players. Takes care of two little players and a wife at home. Photographs weddings as a freelance photographer, plays baseball with his friends and once hitchhiked with a friend through the mythical country of Iceland. Contact Joost at +44 20 3755 2918.
Joost de Zwart
Manager Customer Success International
“A hobby photographer who loves the innovative nature of VONQ”
Cheerful, positive organiser who keeps everything under control. Wanted to be a flight attendant in order to see the world, but quickly discovered that this was not the right profession for her. Likes to spend as much time with her family – husband and two girls – relatives and friends as possible. Always up for an evening with good food and some drinks or an evening playing Catan. Loves shopping and can be often found online. Contact Kiki at +44 20 3755 2918.
Head of Staff
“A cheerful, positive arranger to whom you can leave your organisation and planning”
Michelle is a strong and independent woman. As a customer success manager she is compassionate, social, loves to give advice and think along with her customers. Michelle always sees everything from a very clear perspective and in a positive light. To her, VONQ is a young and ambitious recruitment marketing agency, specialized in data recruitment with transparent and short communication lines, nice colleagues and a positive work environment. Next to her work as a VONQ consultant Michelle is married and a mother of three boys. Contact Michelle at +44 20 3755 2918.
Manager Customer Success Team Rotterdam
“A strong and independent woman who loves to give advice and think along with her customers…”
Marketing is just the magic word for Ralph. After a career of more than six years at a global software company with a more traditional marketing approach, he was ready for a next step in his career. At VONQ he can focus on a much more innovative marketing strategy, while in his position as Chief Marketing he is involved in nearly every organizational process at VONQ and Qandidate.com. He sees himself as a mild workaholic, in a positive way, to be sure. Ralph is a born leader, who likes to see his marketing team sharp and alert. He is fanatical about monitoring the latest marketing trends, but he also likes wining and dining and he is a genuine family man. Contact Ralph at +44 20 3755 2918.
Chief Marketing Officer
“A born leader who likes to see his marketing team sharp and alert”
Sees VONQ as one great adventure. Is one of the three founders of VONQ and responsible for technology and product. Wanted to be an inventor at early age and brought this into practice after his studies by setting up a think- tank, where the idea for VONQ was further developed. Likes to relax and to enjoy family-life, as long as there is an Internet connection nearby. Contact Remy at +44 20 3755 2918.
Co-founder & CFO
“A product guy who loves to relax in his free time, as long as there is an internet connection nearby”
Energetic and very ambitious. Is 24h busy with his customer’s recruitment challenges and how VONQ can help them. Is as one of the three founders of VONQ, responsible for strategic partnerships and customer relations. Believes that an entrepreneur should always be personal and service-oriented. Loves to play and romp with his 2 little boys at home in the weekend. Contact Tycho at +44 20 3755 2918.
Tycho van Paassen
‘An ambitious and energetic entrepreneur at heart, who likes playing around with his two sons in the weekends’
Always enthusiastic and as kid already smart and headstrong. Had to go to piano and chess lessons but would rather go build dens and dig holes. Founded VONQ as one of the three founders and is responsible for the overall strategy and operations. Sets the bar high for his team and for himself, not only at VONQ but also during his free time when he’s in training for a marathon or a triathlon. Contact Wouter at +44 20 3755 2918.
Co-founder & CEO
“A strong and ambitious leader who doesn’t want to be seen as the head master”