Dutch boutique consultancy Motion5 launches office in Melbourne

31 January 2022 Consultancy.com.au 1 min. read
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Motion5, a boutique consultancy based in the Netherlands, has launched its first international office in Melbourne.

Founded in 2003, Motion5 is a consulting and training company that helps companies bolster their commercial power. The firm’s fifteen consultants specialise in helping customers with adopting best practices in commercial excellence, in areas such as sales force effectiveness, lead generation, sales partner management, negotiations and cultural change.

With the expansion into Australia, the boutique aims to tap into growing demand for sales and commercial excellence services against the backdrop of a rapidly transforming and digitising landscape, said company founder Peter Rademakers.

Dutch boutique consultancy Motion5 launches office in Melbourne

“We help companies achieve their commercial goals by bringing their people into motion. With our new presence in Melbourne, we can better respond to growing demand for our services in Australia and the wider APAC region.”

Leading the new venture down under is Remko Jacobs, a Dutchman who has been working and living in Australia for over a decade. He brings three decades of sales and consulting experience to the firm, including serving in several leadership roles. These include serving as the Chief Commercial Officer at IT house Nixil, leading a sales vertical at IBM Consulting, and serving as Chief Customer Officer at Tesserent.

Rademakers: “Remko is a global sales expert who has worked on all continents and has built an excellent reputation and track record in a variety of industries including financial services, insurance and pensions, technology, government, utilities and aerospace. He also served on the board of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Australia for 17 years in positions including chairman and chairman of the board.”

According to recent research from Kearney, Melbourne is one of the world’s top 25 global cities for economic opportunity and liveability.