Susette van der Linden - Senior Director, Global Accounts
Susette joined HelmsBriscoe as a Sales Director in 2007. Based out of the Sydney, Australia Susette joined HelmsBriscoe as the first associate in the country. Her primary role was to educate and promote the global value proposition of HelmsBriscoe and increase the local market share as well as
being involved in recruiting HelmsBriscoe associates in Australia and NZ. In 2010, Susette was promoted to Regional Vice President where she handles a diverse corporate account base in addition to management responsibilities with teams in Australia and New Zealand. Susette is a recipient of HelmsBriscoe's "President's Club" Award (2010). Susette saw tremendous opportunity to grow the HelmsBriscoe business and is excited to be part of this ground breaking experience
Susette is a graduate from University of Western Sydney, Australia and a 15+ year’s veteran in the hospitality Industry. Susette's industry experience is drawn from various backgrounds including in-house corporate events teams, event management agencies and venue management. More significantly she worked for 5 years as an in-house event manager for Nike European Operations in the Netherlands, specializing in managing events though out Europe and the east coast of the US and over saw individual event budgets of up to £ 2 million.