SKIM, global decision behavior experts and an Insights Association member, has appointed two new leaders for global marketing and human resources.

Nicole Gardere was named Vice President, Global Marketing, and is based in the Hoboken, NJ, office. In this role, Nicole will be responsible for the company’s overall marketing strategy. Nicole joins SKIM with more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience. Over the course of her career, she’s held various digital marketing, PR, events and internal communications roles with B2B and consumer brands ranging from IBM, T-Mobile, Fujifilm, Panasonic, and BD (Becton Dickinson). Most recently, she led content and social media strategy for Panasonic B2B mobility products.

“Nicole's diverse content and marketing background, coupled with her passion for collaboration, makes her the perfect person to take on this critical role, said Karin Lieshout, Managing Director, SKIM. Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University.

Marjolyn Oudakker, was named Vice President, Global Human Resources Management, and is based in the company's Rotterdam, Netherlands office. As a senior, multilingual HR professional, Marjolyn will be responsible for driving the company’s people strategy, including recruitment, talent, development, and performance strategies for 150+ SKIMmers across 10 offices worldwide.

Marjolyn brings deep change management expertise to SKIM, having led talent management initiatives for leading international and fast-growth companies in London and Europe over the past decade. Previously, Marjolyn was a lecturer in human resources for post-graduate students in business management studies. She also is a frequent presenter at global HR conferences on topics ranging from talent management to employee engagement. Marjolyn speaks four languages and holds a master’s degree in strategic human resource management from Nottingham Business School.