Our CEO named Online Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Cristina Danila
  • September 11, 2017

We are very excited to announce that our CEO and Co-Founder, Jouk Pleiter is named the Online Entrepreneur of the Year by Loey Awards.

Since 2009, the LOEY Awards held an annual award ceremony which recognises the best entrepreneurs in the Netherlands distinguished by innovation, growth and inspiration.

“The LOEY foundation  started eight years ago to stimulate online entrepreneurship in the Netherlands.[…] The Netherlands has many leading, successful internet entrepreneurs whose LOEY winners are a good example. Therefore, we are very proud that Jouk Pleiter will be the winner of LOEY Award this year and will be a representative for the Dutch online industry for a year, “said Hubert Deitmers, founder and managing partner of Endeit Capital and chairman of the LOEY Foundation.

Jouk Pleiter comments: “I am humbled and honoured to be named The Online Entrepreneur of the Year, and to be amongst an impressive list of nominees so far. This award stands as proof that Backbase is at the forefront of innovation and gives us new energy to continue our work. We are far from done.”

For more details on the Loey Awards, please read on loeyawards.nl.

Cristina Danila

Global Marketing Manager at Backbase. Adaptive and impactful international marketing and communication (MarCom) manager with more than 9 years of experience working for international companies, always serving a global audience, experience in both a B2C as a B2B setting. Currently responsible for creating the global demand and revenue generation campaigns, public relations, digital strategy, and the corporate identity / brand experience.