Josefien Glaudemans


Kerkenbos 10-31
6501 BL Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Josefien studied American Studies & Economic Geography at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. After her graduation in 1996, Josefien joined PepsiCo Restaurants International and was responsible for the market planning of new restaurants for Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell in Europe/Africa/Middle East. In 1998 Josefien joined BCI Global and she further specialized in the international business development, location strategies and location selection for multinational companies. Clients include amongst others: ADM, ADP, Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie, Barclays, Columbia Sportswear, Cummins Business Services, Dell Computers, Donaldson, Exxon Mobil, Freshfields, Fortitech, Hewlett-Packard, Hogan Lovells, Ingram Micro, Microsoft, NCR, Premier Farnel, SAP, Sento, Siemens, Specsavers, Tate & Lyle, White & Case and X-Rite. For many of these projects Josefien has practical on the ground experience in all Western, Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern European countries, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, China, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the USA.

Josefien is regarded an expert on location selection and is often asked as workshop host and speaker on location selection, such as for a.o. the IQPC Shared Services & Outsourcing Network and the Conference Board.


Global Legal Support Location Strategies

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Assuring software development talent in Europe

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Right-shoring location strategies for Support Centers

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Virtual, Hybrid or Going Back to the Office? How to make the strategic decision for your company’s office operations? - white paper

There is a lot of uncertainty about what the post-pandemic future of work will look like, there are quite opposing views with strong voices for &ld ...

Working in the office or at home – what is your new corporate strategy?

Due to covid-19 driven lockdowns and social distancing measures, an unprecedented work-from-home strategy is impacting all office-related operation ...

Are virtual support solutions here to stay?

Next to many unpleasant economic and supply chain effects of Covid-19 in all parts of the globe, another key effect of Covid-19 is an unprecedented ...

Changing Location Strategies for Software Development Centers

For more than 10 years now software developers have been amongst the top-3 hardest to fill jobs all over the world. Selecting the right location in ...

More Tech Talent in Support & Services Centers

Finding the optimal location for new Support & Services Centers has always been talent driven. But now technical skills are becoming decisive a ...

How can locations help to cope with labor market challenges?

Availability of the right people, increasing labor costs and the need for changing skills set are key issues for many companies. Finding optimal lo ...

News and columns

24 for ’24: Emerging Tech Hubs Around the World

In an exclusive report, the expert team at Netherlands-based BCI Global takes a close look at two dozen ‘out-of-the-box’ cities for fut ...

Forbes Magazine: BCI Global among the Best Management Consulting Firms

Nijmegen, the Netherlands headquartered consulting firm BCI Global has made it to Forbes’ 2019 list of America’s Best Management Consul ...

New agricultural machinery plant lands in Hungary

Illinois based agricultural equipment manufacturer GSI opened a year ago its first European manufacturing plant. Location of choice is Biatorb&aacu ...

Emirates call center flies to Budapest

Dubai based Emirates Airlines has announced it will open its seconds customer contact centre in Europe with a 300 seat facility in Budapest this ye ...

Hogan Lovells to set up new legal Services Center in Birmingham

Hogan Lovells, a leading global law firm, is to set up a Legal Services Center in Birmingham, United Kingdom to deliver high quality cost-effective ...

Allen & Overy sets up back office center in Belfast

Law firm Allen & Overy is active in 26 countries with more than 5,000 employees. Wim Dejonghe, A&O’s managing partner of the London b ...