Van Hove

Patsy Van Hove

Patsy Van Hove is Manager of IBM-Plant Location International. During 12 years of experience in location advisory services, Patsy has been involved in a wide range of strategic location studies for major international clients, assessing locations worldwide. She has particularly gained expertise in advising corporate clients on where to establish shared services centers of all kinds, both in Europe & Asia Pacific. She has developed IBM’s SSC Monitor, which is a database tracking information globally on shared services in existence, currently containing over 1,200 centers worldwide. Since IBM-PLI has been growing its presence in AsiaPac in the past couple of years, Patsy has been coordinating the local PLI representatives in the various Asian hubs.


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