Jurgen Zyderveld - Regional Managing Director, Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, and Vice Chair of the Executive Management Group
Jurgen Zyderveld is a Dutch National who joined Crown Worldwide in 1995 as Residential Sales Manager in Singapore. He opened Crown’s operations in Seoul, South Korea in 1998 and subsequently helped integrate the Italian operations in Milan and Rome when they were acquired by Crown in 2000. In addition to country management roles in South Korea, Italy, Germany and Switzerland, Jurgen has held a Regional Sales Management role in Europe, and has been Regional Director of the DACH region from 2008 to 2015.
In June 2015, Jurgen assumed expanded responsibility for Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, to include Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the CEE countries, Turkey and Russia. In this role Jurgen works closely with a strong management team of country leads and functional managers to ensure quality service delivery across all of Crown’s business units. He is based in Zurich and travels extensively throughout his region.
Jurgen holds a BA degree in General Management, Economics and Marketing from The Hague University of Applied Sciences. He graduated from the first Crown University Program (Crown's internal management program) in 1997. Jurgen is multi-lingual, speaking Dutch, English, German, Italian and French.