Turn appoints Marco Ruivenkamp technology sales director for Benelux and Nordics

Turn today strengthened its pan-European sales team with the appointment of Marco Ruivenkamp as technology sales director for the Netherlands. Ruivenkamp will be responsible for promoting Turn’s suite of product solutions including the Turn Media Platform and Turn Audience Platform in the Benelux and the Nordics. Prior to joining Turn, Ruivenkamp worked for two years as managing director at the email marketing company TAPPS and in various commercial roles at Yahoo! UK and NL for three years, after beginning his career at Acxiom NL as team leader consumer services. Marco Ruivenkamp, Turn technology sales director for Benelux and Nordics said: “I am pleased to join Turn and help lead the company’s expansion efforts in Benelux and the Nordics. The online advertising market in this region is undergoing a transformation towards data-driven solutions, and Turn’s cloud platform is an incredibly compelling offering for European Marketers. I am excited to be joining the team and to be telling this story to advertisers and their agencies.” Turn empower enterprise marketers and their agencies to make better marketing decisions, helping them more effectively managing their cross-channel digital advertising campaigns and engage with digital audiences. Ruivenkamp brings to Turn’s European operations a strong understanding of the Benelux and Nordic marketing ecosystem, as well as a wealth of experience in building out successful sales teams in the region. Pierre Naggar, Managing Director, Turn Europe said: “Marco’s expertise will further strengthen the sales of our platform in the well-established markets in the Benelux and the Nordics. Marco’s appointment is the latest in a very active 2011 for Turn, as we launched our London offices in 2011. As we begin 2012, I am excited to add Marco as part of the core team that will help continue Turn’s rapid growth throughout Europe.” About Turn Turn has developed the digital advertising industry’s only integrated, end-to-end platforms for data and media management. The Turn Audience Platform and Turn Media Platform are currently utilized to manage digital advertising campaigns for over fifty Fortune 200 brands. Turn’s global infrastructure, intuitive software and analytics, and open ecosystem for partners – all available in a real-time integrated environment – represent the future of digital advertising. Turn is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with additional offices in Amsterdam, Charlotte, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.