Signpost, the ICT partner for education, is a European leader in the field of hardware, software, training, content and connectivity to schools. By appointing Luuk Slaats as the new Managing Director of Signpost Netherlands, the company is strengthening its Dutch presence and its ambition to help digitize Dutch education in a smart and affordable way. Slaats has been a director at Signpost since December 2022 and is now expanding his role to Managing Director Netherlands.

Signpost, which covers Academic Hardware, Academic Software, Academic Connect, Lernova and Fourcast, sees Dutch education as a huge growth market. The goal is to develop innovative learning solutions that allow students of all ages to develop their talents.

Within education there is a great demand for high-quality and affordable digital learning resources and products. Signpost wants to support schools with complete ICT hardware solutions, both for primary and higher and adult education, for students and teachers, and therefore for all educational institutions.

Arne Vandendriessche, CEO of Signpost, responds: “During our many discussions in the Board of Directors, it became clear that we can make even better and broader use of Luuk’s experience and expertise. I am therefore pleased that Luuk will become our new Managing Director Netherlands. This year, 50,000 students will once again be enrolled in secondary education. go to school with a Signpost laptop and enjoy the best service. With Luuk on board, this number will only grow faster and we will further strengthen and broaden our position as Signpost in the Netherlands.”

Luuk Slaats is the former CEO of Scholten Awater, Centralpoint and the Uniserver Group. With his no-nonsense leadership style, high-performance approach and the further professionalization of these organizations, he has a proven track record for growth, which will help Signpost Netherlands move to the next phase. In addition to his new position as Managing Director, Slaats will also remain a board member. “Quality education lays the foundation for the shapers of our future. I look forward to further expanding Signpost Netherlands and, together with the Signpost team and companies, to help Dutch education further. It is wonderful that we can contribute to good digital education,” Slaats concludes enthusiastically.

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