22nd of March 2016
Michiel Dijkman leads the department of Corporate Affairs at Samsung Electronics Benelux, which includes Corporate Citizenship (CSR), Public Affairs & Sustainability. He reports directly to the Board of Directors.
In his daily job he is responsible for Samsung's strategic stakeholder management, government relations, CSR, issue management, related corporate communications on subjects like digital economic affairs, privacy & security, consumer & business electronics, education, e-Health and innovative startups.
He graduated in the MSc. in International Business at Maastricht University. Before Samsung, he worked for Rabobank, Fortis Group, and at APG. Furthermore, he was a senior consultant at international consultancy firm Burson-Marsteller in Brussels and The Hague.
During the opening ceremony, he will elaborate on how Samsung is evolving from corporate citizen towards a social impactful enterprise, providing insights into how a company should include CSR within its business process and products.