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Alibaba appoints MD to head up new Netherlands office

Staff writer |
Amsterdam, the Netherlands - May 13, 2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Alibaba Group announced the appointment of Roland Palmer as managing director of Alibaba Group Netherlands and member of the Alibaba Group EU leadership team.

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Mr. Palmer brings a wealth of experience in the global retail and omnichannel sector to this new role.

Prior to joining Alibaba, he was CEO of Blokker Holding where he played a pivotal role in renovating store concepts and in transforming a traditional offline retail company into an omnichannel group.

He previously worked as a strategy consultant for global managing consulting firm Bain & Company, helping Fortune 500 companies optimise their international operations.

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