The appointment comes as Amesto Global is expanding its global business rapidly. London, United Kingdom – June 18, 2018 Amesto Global, a boutique corporate services firm helping businesses to expand their footprint internationally, today announced the appointment of Jochum Haakma as nonexecutive director.
Jochum is a lawyer and an expert in the field of Trade and investment. As a former Dutch Consul- General in Hong Kong/Macao and Shanghai, Jochum was appointed in 2006 as Managing Director of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA). Jochum held the position of Global Executive Director Business Development at a global corporate services firm from 2007-2017.
At present, Jochum is the Vice President of AmCham in the Netherlands and holds various executive positions in China related councils. Jochum is a frequent guest speaker or commentator in the media on Far East related affairs.
Based in The Netherlands, Jochum will support the management team in the area of business development and will be the ambassador globally for both Amesto Global and Amesto Group.
Jochum commented: “I feel honored to assist Amesto Global with my network in the rapid expansion of their global business. For many years I have worked closely together with the very experienced CEO Armin Kirchner with great success and lots of fun. I have a special warm feeling for the entrepreneurial Spandow family, the origin of this firm in which the whole family and especially the out of the box thinking Chairman Arild Spandow is still heavily involved! I feel privileged to leverage my international experience and contacts to this very successful firm because of their new technology-based approach to market forces surrounded by more and more complexity in rules and regulations."
“I am thrilled that Jochum decided to join us” says Amesto Global Chief Executive Officer, Armin Kirchner. “we are a young and fast growing global corporate services firm with a clear vision to provide our clients with a new and refreshing experience of services. It is a great achievement to secure someone of Jochum’s stature supporting our vision. His experience/ network are second to none and will certainly help us in developing and growing our business. I look forward to working together with Jochum.
Arild Spandow, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Amesto Group, said: “We are happy to welcome Jochum to the team with his exceptional knowledge and network. He will contribute greatly to our ambition of building a global service delivery operation.”