Bol.com, founded in 1999, is an internet platform that started as an online bookstore. In 2022, it has grown into a platform with 13 million active Dutch and Belgian customers, an assortment of 41 million articles and 49,000 Dutch and Belgian sales partners selling their articles here.
Bol.com has an informal working environment and an open culture. Autonomy and entrepreneurship are key elements of the company’s way of working. Creating new ideas and focus on innovation are key for future growth. The can-do mentality leads to success and year-on-year growth of the business. Bol.com’s turnover in 2020 was € 4.3 billion and it is expected the company will exceed the € 5 billion mark in 2021. The company employs more than 2000 people.
After his studies in physics, David Williams started as a software developer. David has worked in startups but also in large companies. At Trade Me, he made the step into leadership roles. At XERO (SaaS Accountancy and Small Business) , David managed a major organisational change. He came to the Netherlands in 2019 and worked for DAZN and at Recharge.com
Maes & Lunau wishes David and Bol.com a successful collaboration!