“As a city manager Rob van Gijzel recognized the impact of the digital transition for the whole society years ago already, and he has continued to promote this view.” For that reason, CIONET elected the Eindhoven mayor as the first “European Digital Leader” during Monday’s International CIO CITY conference in Amsterdam. Hendrik Deckers, founder and CEO of CIONET International is pleased with the choice of his organisation: “We hope that Van Gijzel will be an example for many other managers.”

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