April 7, 2015. LuxCloud, a leader in Cloud Service Brokerage enablement, announced a change in leadership today. Joost Pisters, formerly Head of Product Development succeeds Marco Houwen as CEO of LuxCloud. Marco Houwen will continue to contribute to the success of LuxCloud as an advisor to the Board of Directors.
LuxCloud appoints Joost Pisters as new CEO
After founding and leading LuxCloud since 2010, Marco Houwen decided to initiate a fresh challenge with the creation of a consultancy services company BHS Services. Looking forward, Marco Houwen states that “after years of dedication to LuxCloud, I see my mission as accomplished. Under new leadership, LuxCloud will continue to execute its vision and remain a leader in its respective markets.” The LuxCloud Board commented: “We would like to thank Marco for his valuable contribution to LuxCloud in the various capacities he has served. We are looking forward to sustaining the momentum that was created by Marco and the team.”
Joost Pisters who has been a key member of LuxCloud’s management team since 2011, was a driving force in improving its services ‘Ease of Use’ and ‘Ease of Access’, making the cloud easy to manage for cloud service providers. Continuing to make significant improvements, the company recently launched its channel activation tool, providing an end-to-end solution for onboarding Sales Partners, managing customers and using services. “LuxCloud and the core ideas have grown to maturity and have become the foundation of a great future” said Joost Pisters. “I look forward to creating this future with our customers; building it on the work and vision established by Marco” Joost continued. Investors and the board continue their full support of LuxCloud and have reinforced its position by proceeding with a new round of funding, securing € 1.1 million from existing investors. This provides the company with extra means to secure its market position and strengthen its offering. Marco Houwen concludes “We are all delighted with the appointment of Joost and I know that the best man is executing on behalf of LuxCloud’s core vision“.
LuxCloud is a leader in Cloud Service Brokerage (CSB) enablement, offering a one-stop shop for cloud business applications, allowing Sales Partners to quickly launch and profitably deliver their cloud services under their own brand, demanded by Small and Medium sized Businesses. LuxCloud provides customizable and scalable white label solutions to Value-Added Resellers, IT distributors, Hosters and Telco’s. The LuxCloud Store includes web hosting and collaboration, infrastructure, CMS and security services. Part of the DCL Group, LuxCloud was founded in 2010 and is based in Europe. Supported by an international in-house expert team, your business will experience a smooth transition into the cloud.