Twinfield, a provider of online accounting services, has hired Bert van der Zwan. From August 2009, van der Zwan will assume the responsibilities of chairman of the board.
Previously, van der Zwan was vice president EMEA at WebEx Communications, a service provider in solutions for online meetings and conferences, and was responsible for WebEx activities in Europe. Prior to this, he held a number of management roles at network vendor 3Com, and has previously been employed as an accountant.
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