SVP Marketing   |   UK/EU   |   1st November 2022

DataGuard appoint Bastiaan Haghuis as SVP Marketing

Founded in 2017, DataGuard is a data privacy, information security and compliance SaaS company, headquartered in Berlin and London. DataGuard’s technology is designed to be an all-in-one solution for privacy and information security needs. With a team of 250 and a customer base of 3,000+ they help SMEs navigate compliance whilst delivering valuable customer experiences to accelerate growth.
Bastiaan reports into the Founder CEOs of the business and will lead a substantial marketing team. His remit is to own strategy and execution as well as to drive and build the team. He is responsible for end-to-end growth marketing, as well as driving demand for the business’s brand, products and services. With an impressive background leading digital, performance and brand across multiple industries, we have no doubt that he is well position to drive the marketing function for rapid growth moving forward.

In September 2022 DataGuard raised its Series B of €61M from One Peak Partners, Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital and Kreos Capital. This round is intended to accelerate their product development and expansion across Europe and the US. Their mission is to become the leading PIC solution for SME & Midmarket companies, serving 100,000 organisations across the globe.
Nina Grandin, Chief People Officer at DataGuard stated “Sebastian was extremely helpful in filling this crucial GTM role for our executive team. He has deep industry knowledge, an excellent network and was able to present top candidates in tough market conditions. Candidate briefings have been spot on, interaction was pragmatic, highly professional and a pleasure. A clear recommendation.”

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