Brussels, 23 November 2023
ILIAS Solutions is excited to appoint Harry Corstens as Strategic Account Manager, who will be responsible for managing and strengthening client relationships within The Netherlands. Corstens brings a wealth of experience in operations, logistics, sustainment and has a deep understanding of the ILIAS Defense Platform.
Harald Kokelkoren, Director of Business Development, ILIAS Solutions: “With the current momentum we have with Netherlands Defence, focus of a Strategic Account Manager is warranted. With his background and 6-year track record at ILIAS, Harry is the perfect candidate for this job”.
Harry Corstens ,Strategic Account Manager, ILIAS Solutions: “Being a former Dutch officer, I understand the power of ILIAS as a commercial-off-the-shelf Defense Platform. Therefore, I see it as my mission to bring the added value of ILIAS to the relevant stakeholders in The Netherlands. I’m convinced that ILIAS will bring the specific capability to truly enhance the availability and sustainability of the military fleet.
Corstens is a retired Royal Netherlands Army Lieutenant-Colonel with over 15 years of experience in army maintenance and logistics. His experience varies from being embedded as a maintenance officer within a reconnaissance battalion to leading a battalion-sized ILM unit. After having successfully concluded the Advanced General Staff Course, he became the Corps Operational Planner for the NRF4 engagement at the German/Netherlands Corps in Münster. He ended his military career in Paris as a liaison officer to the French Ministry of Defense, where he coordinated the EU-mission to Chad and the French OMLT mission to Afghanistan.
Corstens journey with ILIAS Solutions began in 2018, where he made significant strides in reinforcing the ILIAS Expeditionary Deployment Operations capability. Together with Damen Naval he established the Autonomous Asset Management (A2M) product. A cutting-edge technology powered by ILIAS Solutions and designed to enhance naval operations on shore and on board a vessel. His role as Channel Manager Damen and Patria and Regional Manager Latin America remains.
Harry is a Royal Netherlands Military Academy alumnus and holds an executive master in security and defense; both form the Dutch Defense Academy and the French War College. He also studied Organizational Management at the VU in Amsterdam and holds a Master of Industrial Dynamics from the Paris II Panthéon-Assis.
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ILIAS Solutions provides off-the-shelf commercial software exclusively focused on defense. It encompasses over two decades of best-practices, ensuring low implementation cost, time and risk. The ILIAS defense logistics software platform empower military operations and defense industry organizations to minimize the logistics footprint while assuring mission readiness at all times.
ILIAS Solutions supports commanders in doing more with less for both military operations and missions. The platform covers the entire armed forces value chain. It aligns operations, training and missions with maintenance, supply and procurement. The ILIAS software platform allows effective execution of processes, captures key information and enables military commanders to manage their defense capability in accordance with the doctrine and within the constraints of their budgets. ILIAS Solutions has a strong global partner network and is ISO 9001 certified.