MetrixLab co-founder departs after 20 years


Jan Willem Gerritsen, Executive Officer, Europe/US/Latin America Operations of the Macromill Group and Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of MetrixLab, is leaving the company on 8th January to pursue another opportunity. Scott Ernst, Representative Executive Officer and Global CEO of the Macromill Group will take over his roles and responsibilities on an interim basis.

Jan Willem Gerritsen co-founded MetrixLab in 1999, and went on to build the business, managing it skillfully through its incredibly rapid global expansion. He played a key role in the integration of MetrixLab and Macromill following their merger in 2014.

Jan Willem Gerritsen said: “It has been a privilege to co-found, serve and grow MetrixLab from the early days when it was just a handful of people to the global company it is today. I am very proud of the business, its talented employees and impressive international client list. We have built an incredibly strong foundation and a great leadership team. I leave knowing that team will do an amazing job of continuing to drive business growth, and I am positive the company will go from strength to strength in the future.”

Scott Ernst who will hold the post of Chief Executive Officer of MetrixLab comments: “Throughout almost 20 years of constant change, Jan Willem has remained a consistent presence at the helm of MetrixLab. His business acumen, strong leadership and dedication has not only helped grow the company in commercial terms, but it also created the spirit of MetrixLab. We thank Jan Willem for his extraordinary commitment and contribution and wish him great success in his new venture. Jan Willem has built an exceptional leadership team who will ensure a seamless transition, allowing us to maintain our momentum, and to continue to drive the business forward. I look forward to working closely with the entire team in 2019 and beyond.”