Gistelinck will be based in Brussels, Belgium and be responsible for developing the Gallagher Global Workforce Strategy consulting portfolio as a Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) growth leader.
Gistelinck brings more than 20 years of experience to Gallagher, most recently working with Willis Towers Watson (WTW) where he successfully led Sales and Development of the Global Benefits Management (GBM) value proposition and expansion of GBM appointments with large, complex multinationals in EMEA. Gistelinck was also a member of the WTW Senior Sellers’ and Global Innovation Community, and is one of the globally recognized experts in Risk Benefits Financing Strategies.
In his new role at Gallagher, Gistelinck will be responsible for driving revenue growth in the EMEA region by building and maintaining valuable relationships with prospects and clients. This is achieved through understanding their global business and implementing our comprehensive approach to benefits, compensation, retirement, employee communication and workplace culture.
“Having Dieter join Gallagher is a powerful move for our Multinational Practice strategy in the international region. As a known leader in the industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge and an incredible ambition to help our global clients face their future with confidence,” says Leslie Lemenager, International President of the Benefits & HR Consulting Division of Gallagher.
“The hiring of Dieter is a major statement for our plan to put us more robustly on the map in Europe. With his background and language skills, it will allow us to work across EMEA and build upon our UK presence to develop holistic solutions for organizations with a global focus,” says LeAnne Stefl, Practice Leader for Multinational Benefits & HR Consulting at Gallagher.
The Multinational Benefits & HR Consulting practice helps its clients manage a multinational workforce with local expertise. They provide benefits consulting for global organisations in the area of global benefits, HR & global mobility services and solutions that manage risk, cost, and facilitates a healthy and engaged global workforce ensuring compliance with local regulations.
“I look forward to applying my years of international perspective and diplomatic approach to cross-country business development and to develop and implement sustainable global benefits portfolio design and financing solutions for our Gallagher clients in the region. To be on the ground floor as we build Gallagher’s Multinational strategy allows us to address the challenges of a rapidly changing future of work environment for our clients’ global workforce. I am very keen to add my experience to expedite our growth across EMEA and look forward to forming successful and sustainable partnerships,” said Gistelinck.