Senior Management

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Hans Lute - CEO for Dutch Caribbean

As CEO of the Dutch Caribbean, Hans has been with Digicel since March 2005 based in Curacao. Prior to joining the Digicel family, he held management positions in Curacao Telecom and Polycom Radio Communications Inc as well as serving in the Dutch Navy for seven years as a specialized in Radio Communications and Operations on board of various Mine-Hunters and Ocean Survey vessels. Hans has over 15 years experience in the mobile telecommunications space.

 

Hans took over from Philip Van Dalsen, as CEO of Digicel Suriname, who is moving to a Regional CEO role based in Curacao with responsibility for the Dutch Caribbean.
Bob Sprengers - General Manager Digicel Aruba

Mr. Sprengers has more than a decade of experience in General Management, Sales and Marketing roles. Prior to joining Digicel, he worked for different operational companies within Heineken N.V. His career within Heineken evolved from Marketing/Trade marketing, to Sales Director, to Country Manager Jamaica and in his latest role, as Regional Director Caricom.  Bob holds a Master of International Business of Maastricht University."


Remko van der Veldt - Commercial Director ABC

Since September 2011 Remko is General Manager Aruba having joined Digicel in March 2006 as Head of Sales & Distribution for Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. In February 2009 Remko was appointed as General Manager Bonaire & Sales Director for the Dutch Caribbean.

In November 2009 Remko and his family moved to Panama. During his term in Panama Remko rolled out Digicel in the Western provinces of Panama and became later responsible for the daily operations of all the 4 regional offices in Panama as Head of Regionalization contributing to the significant growth of Digicel in Panama. In January 2011 Remko was appointed as Consumer Sales Director in Panama.

Remko was appointed to Commercial Director of Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao

In his current position, he is responsible for Digicel Aruba Bonaire and Curacao and works with the Dutch Caribbean team to ensure company’s goals are achieved.

Before joining Digicel Remko worked in several sales & marketing position in Vodafone and Orange in The Netherlands and brings in more than 12 years of Telecommunication experience.
Nelson Pereira - CTO Digicel Dutch Caribbean

Nelson Pereira was appointed CTO Digicel Dutch Caribbean (DC) in March 2005.

Prior to Digicel’s acquisition of Curacao Telecom (CT) in March 2005, and his appointment as CTO Digicel’s DC, he has been leading  the technical operations of CT as Technical Manager since December 2001. Previous to his Technical Manager assignment he performed  as Core network engineer for a period of 2 year.

 In his capacity as CTO, Nelson brings coherence in the Technical and IT approach, innovative Telco-grade services and solutions to the end-user, efficient applications to the internal clients, optimizing time and costs as well as raising revenues.

 Nelson has been instrumental in making Curacao Telecom the first to market GSM and GSM roaming services on Curacao. He leaded the design, development and rollout of products and technologies for Curacao Telecom’s services and networks, which has been later acquired by Digicel.

 Nelson has over 10 years of Telecommunications experience and holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical & Communication Engineering and a Master degree in Business Administration in General Management.