Marlies De Ruyter De Wildt
Founder & Owner at Buro Yousten (BY)
Marlies is the founder and owner of Buro Yousten (BY), a consultancy agency that repositions organisations using their corporate and brand identity as a powerful source for dialogue, teamwork and change. Both within the company and in the market place.
She has held various management positions with leading companies such as KPN, TNT, Ogilvy & Mather and BBDO, building her track record of well over 20 years in the area of international marketing and communications, branding and positioning strategies, and change management.
In addition to growing her agency, Marlies de Ruyter de Wildt is Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of the Dutch Brain Charity Foundation and member of the Supervisory Board of Greenpeace Netherlands and of the government funded Preventive Ovarian, Breast and Colon Cancer Screening Organisation.
In 2005 Marlies became actively involved in the theme of ‘diversity’. Over the years she has contributed in different ways to initiatives that aim to empower women. Recently she started the Global Women’s March Foundation, that aims to unite all 3,7 billion women and allies for gender equality.