TSH attracts John Reynders as new CEO for growth ambition to European MSP market leader
Market leader in the Dutch Managed Service Provider (MSP) sector TSH has appointed John Reynders (46) as its new CEO. He will start September 1, 2023 and will lead the TSH team in growing from market leader in the Netherlands, to market leader in Europe. Joris Dierick, previously ad interim CEO and CFO, will fully focus on his role as CFO after Reynders' appointment. Reynders has extensive international management experience in leading IT companies and a proven track record in scaling a buy & build platform.
John Reynders - CEO TSH
Reynders has been leading the explosive growth in the Benelux of Visma, a leading player in business-critical software solutions in Europe, since September 2019. Under his leadership, Visma has grown from €20 million revenue to €600 million revenue in the Benelux through the combination of organic growth and 50 acquisitions. Prior to his role at Visma, John held several local and international senior management positions at Microsoft, including Area Director Microsoft Dynamics Western Europe. Reynders holds a degree in geophysics from Utrecht University.
“I am proud to be part of the TSH family and am full of energy to support the current entrepreneurship to become the European market leader,” Reynders said. “I believe that nothing is impossible when the right stage is created for realizing the full potential of people, teams and companies, supported by the magic of innovative and reliable technology. I am eager to get started with the team and use my experience to build TSH through an ambitious growth strategy, to become the leading MSP in Europe, supported by the long-term commitment of Dutch family investor Strikwerda Investments. It’s the commitment and development of our employees who turn customers into fans through outstanding services, that are the foundation and accelerators of sustainable success.”
Since its inception in 2016 and with the support of Strikwerda Investments as a long-term Dutch family investor, TSH has experienced strong growth. The company has now made 16 acquisitions, employs around 1,000 employees and has grown to a turnover of more than €250m. Tjitske Strikwerda, on behalf of the Supervisory Board of TSH: “With the arrival of John we have an experienced, ambitious management team. His extensive international management experience and proven track-record in acquiring and managing multiple IT companies make him the ideal leader to lead the company into the next era of growth and market leadership.”