Mr. Eelco Blok has almost 35 years’ telecommunications experience at Dutch-based landline and mobile telecommunications company, KPN, where he was CEO for seven years until April 2018.
He started his career in Finance at KPN before becoming responsible for several businesses including Carrier Services, Corporate Networks and Network Operations.
In 2006, he was appointed as member of the KPN Board of Management, where he was consecutively responsible for the Fixed Division, Business Market – Wholesale - Operations and Mobile International. He was appointed CEO in April 2011.
From 2011 to 2017, Mr. Blok was co-chairman of the Dutch National Cyber Security Council, an advisory body of the Dutch government. He was also a Director for the international association GSMA from 2017 to April 2018.
He is a member of the Supervisory Board of PostNL, Signify and VolkerWessels, non-executive Director of Telstra and Advisor of Reggeborgh.
Mr. Blok received a graduate degree in Business Administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam and holds two Masters in management from the University of Technology Delft and the Erasmus University Rotterdam.