Birmingham, UK – 18 June 2019 – Cority, the most trusted provider of Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford who has joined the Cority EMEA business development team. In this role, Tjeerd who will be based in France, will bring his many years of EHSQ expertise and thought leadership to further solidify Cority as the leading global provider in the region.
Prior to joining Cority, Tjeerd was Head of Thought Leadership at Belgium-based consultancy, Enhesa, bringing with him over 18 years of experience as an EHS policy, regulatory and management expert. He spent time there as an EHS Regulatory Analyst, a Project Manager, and then moved on to become Senior Business Development Manager assisting global multinationals with their environmental, health and safety compliance programmes.
In his new role with Cority, Tjeerd will oversee the management of some of Cority’s key European-based global strategic accounts with an emphasis on assisting those firms in building out their EHSQ programmes by leveraging Cority’s unified SaaS platform throughout their organisations.
“I’ve observed Cority rise to the top of the EHSQ market and I am thrilled to be a part of this exciting growth story.” Tjeerd said, “Cority has unparalleled momentum and buzz. The positive work culture and customer-centric philosophy that lie at the heart of Cority’s success strongly resonate with me and I cannot wait to contribute to this winning team, helping our clients make a difference for their people and the environment.”
Greg Durand, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Cority, said “A cornerstone of our growth plans has been the expansion of our European business. The investments we have made in the region over the last several years solidly position Cority with local presence in all major European markets, to best serve our European-based clients. Tjeerd brings deep industry knowledge and experience to the table to help further entrench us in this important region. He is a great complement to the team.”