Sander Volten

Sander Volten

Managing Director / Partner at Kingsday, Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Summary

Sander is the Managing Director and Partner at KINGSDAY. KINGSDAY is a booming advertising agency situated at one of Amsterdam’s most gorgeous canals. Two years after its rocket start in September 2011, it flourishes with (inter)national integrated campaigns for clients such as MINI, Flower Council Holland, KPN, PepsiCo (Duyvis), Unilever (Knorr), ABN AMRO (MoneYou), Smint and Danerolles.

Kingsday camps out on the cross roads of PR, Digital and Advertising and creates pure uncut Conversation Value. Why? Because it’s no longer about what you say about your brand; it’s all about what consumers say about it. Amongst each other. It’s as simple as that.

Sander Volten is the former CEO of Euro RSCG in the Netherlands and the Managing Director of Digital for Euro RSCG Europe. Before being named into these positions, Sander was the Managing Director of Euro RSCG 4D in Amsterdam for four years. Under his leadership, the agency has grown +100% by securing numerous global, pan-European and local accounts including Volvo, IBM, Unilever, and Kraft, to name a few. Volten helped bolster the agency's creative reputation which has been recognized internationally. The agency was ranked yearly among the leading digital agencies in the Won Report and received major awards from the NY Festival, Cannes Lions, Webby Awards, One Show, Montreux, EuroBest, Golden Drum, and Méribel Festival.

Before leading the agency, Volten steered new business efforts and oversaw international accounts such as Intel, Nokia, Volvo, Inbev, and Agilent Technologies.

Specialties: Digital and integrated marketing, social marketing, mobile, interactive marketing strategy and development, innovation, digital strategy and leadership, building successful integrated teams and businesses, branding, communications, CRM, brand activation, technology, new media, Global and regional brand management, agency leadership

Positions

Managing Director
Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 2011 - Present (6 years 5 months)
Board Member
Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 2010 - January 2015 (4 years 1 month)
Chief Executive Officer
Euro RSCG Netherlands
2010 - June 2011 (1 year 5 months)
Managing Director of Digital
Euro RSCG Europe
2010 - June 2011 (1 year 5 months)
Managing Director
Euro RSCG 4D
2006 - June 2011 (5 years 5 months)

Education

Executive education

The Wharton School
2008 (1 year)

MA International relations

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
1993 - 1999 (6 years)

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