Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Intelligence​

Thirty-One Gifts

Willem Els is a Strategy, Finance, and Business Intelligence executive who partners with CEOs and functional teams to build growing and sustainable businesses.

Willem has a proven record of success at The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft Corporation, and privately held companies such as Thirty-One Gifts. His global experience is from living and working in the United States and Canada, and collaborating with local management teams in Europe and Emerging Markets.

He has lead the Five Year business planning process in Fortune 500 companies and played a leading role in organizational evolvement in the digital, mobile, and data intelligence era. He has extensive experience in business expansion through brands, platforms, and new markets.

Willem holds a Bachelor of Commerce, specializing in Economics and Commercial Law. He enjoys travel with family and friends, and recently started to ski and learn more about Nordic sport.