01 Management Team
Born in 1970, Luc is the Chief Executive Officer. Luc has over 20 years’ experience in digital media. During his early career he held a number of senior management positions with ING Bank and ABN AMRO Bank. In 2000 he started his first company which developed a game which could be played on the Internet as well as mobile phone. He was shareholder of Golden Bytes (aggregator of mobile connectivity, market leader in The Netherlands) and initiated the first SMS TV voting with Big Brother in The Netherlands. In 2003 Luc co-founded Blinck International BV and held the position of CEO. In 2010 Blinck merged with TMG into CLIQ BV where Luc held the position of Non-Executive Board member. In 2012 CLIQ BV merged with Bob Mobile AG to form CLIQ Digital AG. Luc’s strength are his power to innovate combined with operational excellence. Luc Voncken holds a Master in Science in Business Economics (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).
2012 onwards Cliq Digital AG (CEO) 2010-2012 CLIQ B.V. 2003-2010 Co-Founder and CEO of Blinck International B.V.
Born in 1962, Ben is a member of the Management Board at CLIQ Digital AG since 2014. From 1993 to 1997 Ben held several positions with Arcade Entertainment B.V. (amongst others ad interim managing director of its German subsidiary). Arcade has been operating in the music, television and movie industries. From 1997 to 2000 he was managing director of ID & T Entertainment B.V., a privately-owned company in the music industry, while organizing dance parties for 10k+ music fans. As of 2000, Ben worked as an independent corporate finance advisor with a particular focus on M&A and restructuring until he boarded CLIQ Digital AG. During this time he (amongst others) structured the merger of two predecessors of CLIQ Digital AG. Ben’s areas of responsibility within the Management Board comprise Finance, Legal, Corporate Development and Capital Markets.
02 Supervisory Board
Dr. Mathias Schlichting is our Chairman of the Supervisory Board at CLIQ Digital AG since August 30, 2013. He was appointed as Member of the Supervisory Board at the company on June 14, 2013. Born in Lübeck, he took his A-levels there (Abitur) and then moved to Hamburg to study law and graduate (Dissertation) at the Hamburg University. In a next step, he travelled to South Africa (Durban) to complete his Master of Laws (LL.M.). Since 1986, he is working as a lawyer in Hamburg – his home of choice – in the fields of Corporate law, Restructuring and Insolvency law. In former times, he also worked as an insolvency administrator. His aspiration is the solving of problems as a (certified) Mediator. Currently he is partner at DIERKES & PARTNER (Hamburg) – lawyers, tax accountants and public accountants. Besides CLIQ Digital AG Mathias is engaged in other supervisory assignments, amongst others in a company which is dealing with mortgages.
Karel Tempelaar has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Cliq Digital AG since February 16, 2012. Karel has over 20 years’ experience in the technology, media and telecom sector. During his early career he held an account management position with ABN AMRO Bank. In 2000 he started his first company which developed a game which could be played on the Internet as well as on the mobile phone. He was shareholder of Golden Bytes (aggregator of mobile connectivity, market leader in The Netherlands) and initiated the first SMS TV voting with Big Brother in The Netherlands. In 2003 Karel co-founded Blinck International BV and held the position of CFO. In 2010 Blinck merged with TMG into CLIQ BV where Karel held the position of Non-Executive Board member. In February 2012 CLIQ BV merged with Bob Mobile AG to form CLIQ Digital AG. Karel holds a Master in Science General Economics as well as an International Master in Business Administration.
Nathalie Lam is currently the Global Head of Sponsorship and Lead Inclusion and Diversity marketing transformation at Philips in Amsterdam. Ms Lam has led brand marketing, sponsorship and inclusion & diversity communication programmes for numerous companies such as Red Bull, Heineken, Philips, KLM, Transavia, Rijksmuseum, SNS bank as well as for broadcasters. Next to her brand role, she is leading a programme to enhance the Philips marketing representation by making the 360 communication touchpoints more diverse and inclusive. Her credentials and her extensive marketing expertise make her a perfect fit to meet the requirements of the rapidly growing CLIQ Digital Group.
Nathalie Lam has won multiple global awards with the campaigns she led: 2 Cannes Lions, 2 WOMMY, SAN, WPP and the Gold SponsorRing Award. She is listed amongst “The Colourful 50”, a list of 50 people of colour, who have impact in the global marketing industry and ranks 49th on the list of the 100 most impactful marketers in The Netherlands.