Bellier Communications appoints veteran Dutch journalist Marijn Jongsma as Director
September 4, 2017
Bellier Communications has appointed veteran Dutch financial journalist Marijn Jongsma (48), previously deputy editor-in-chief of the largest mass circulation newspaper in the Netherlands, De Telegraaf, as a director in the financial public relations agency’s Amsterdam office.
Edwin Nabbe, co-founding managing director at Bellier, said: “As one of the most experienced and knowledgeable financial journalists in the Netherlands, Marijn will extend Bellier’s capabilities in our core Dutch institutional investment, financial services and real estate markets. We are specialists in handling complex economic, investment and corporate stories for some of the largest firms in these sectors in Europe. This appointment builds on our ability to offer the highest quality of strategic communications consultancy and writing skills to our clients.”
Marijn Jongsma also worked as head of De Financiële Telegraaf, the financial section of the newspaper, and as its Brussels correspondent. Prior to his position in the editorial staff at De Telegraaf, he was reporter financial markets and head of news at the Het Financieele Dagblad, the Dutch Financial Daily. Jongsma has a degree in economics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
Marijn Jongsma, director Bellier Communications, said: “I have had a long professional relationship with Bellier during my journalistic career in the Netherlands and they always impressed me as a very well informed and open financial PR agency. So, when the time came to switch from journalism to the corporate communications field, they were an obvious choice.”