Erik Cuypers is an passionate and enthusiastic CIO with over 30 years experience in multiple industries. After his studies in Mathematics, Computer Science, Marketing and Management, Erik lectured Marketing, was CEO of Standard Publishing, and Head of Communication at Ops & IT Banking ING. Erik has been a successful CIO in several companies, such as Group Vanbreda, Thomas Cook and JBC.
Today Erik is Group CIO of Maxeda DIY, known by Brico Plan-IT, Praxis and Formido. Innovative and an excellent communicator, Erik is characterized by a true passion for Marketing and Technology. He has led organizations through successful digital transformation, especially in e-business and Omnichannel.
Erik is an inspiring leader with a strong business orientation always looking at ways to improve organizations. He focuses on the creation of value for shareholders, customers and employees. Erik firmly believes in the human capital of organizations and the leverage of empowerment: “Giving chances to people to let them grow”.