Andrea Davis, President of Fellowes Europe since 2006, has announced she will be leaving the company on June 15th. Ms. Davis has accepted a new position as CEO of a financial services company in Nottingham, England.
Ms. Davis has had a successful career with Fellowes and, with her extensive experience in finance, has decided to explore this new opportunity. Michel Van Beek, Vice President of Fellowes Europe, will take over as Fellowes European President on June 15th 2012 responsible for EMEA, India and South America. Michel van Beek has demonstrated the leadership skills and personal character to assume the challenges of this new role and has made significant contributions to Fellowes since he joined in 2006, expanding Fellowes market shares in the EMEA region. Previously, he has worked for 3M and GBC.
Mr van Beek stated: “Whilst I am sad to see Andrea Davis leave, I am thrilled to be offered the opportunity and honored to lead some very talented and first class people.” Stepping into the new role, van Beek has indicated he will focus to maintain the successful momentum of Fellowes EU. Fellowes EU has consistently ranked among Fellowes top operating companies. James Fellowes, CEO of Fellowes said” We are fortunate to have a proven office product executive of Michel’s caliber to immediately fill the void created by Andrea’s decision. We are confident in a smooth transition and continuity in Fellowes market place practice.”