International law firm NautaDutilh has appointed Sijmen Vrolijk as its new IT Director as of 1 September 2022. Sijmen will be a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
Sijmen succeeds Jurian Hermeler, who has been NautaDutilh's Information Management & IT Director since 2014. Together with his team, Sijmen will be responsible for implementing a leading IT strategy that ensures our firm can continue to provide excellent service to our clients, and that enables everyone at NautaDutilh to work together efficiently, effectively and securely both in our offices and remotely. Sijmen joined our firm in 2018. In his previous role as Head of ICT, he was responsible for the delivery of ICT support, ICT systems and ICT projects.
'Congratulations to Sijmen on his appointment,' says managing partner Lieke van der Velden. 'In a competitive legal landscape, our clients and colleagues must be able to trust that our first class IT facilities ensure secure and smooth cooperation and service delivery. Sijmen's twenty years' experience in IT, business oriented approach and focus on teamwork mean that he is the right person to ensure that we can continue to deliver on these expectations. We look forward to continue working with Sijmen and wish him all success in his new role.'
Managing partner Chris Warner adds: 'We wish Jurian the very best in his new ventures, and thank him for his drive and commitment in the past eight years, and for not hesitating to challenge us at times in how we approached IT and information management at our firm.'