Speakeasy Launches Permanent Operations In Amsterdam

Speakeasy Opens Office in AmsterdamFirst permanent international learning environment presents full suite of offerings, serves as gateway to European market.

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following a two-year market test, Speakeasy, a 40-year-old executive communication consultancy recognized for its work with Fortune 500 companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Accenture, Ernst & Young and Cisco, today announced the opening of a permanent office and learning environment in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The facility is scheduled to begin full-time operations in the first quarter of 2015.

Speakeasy Amsterdam tackles the demand for greater access to regularly scheduled programs, particularly voiced by clients across the European market. The permanent facility builds on Speakeasy’s decades-long history of providing on-demand consulting services in dozens of countries across the world.

Amsterdam-based Hannah Baker Hitzhusen, who began faculty development and onboarding in July, will lead Speakeasy Amsterdam’s faculty. Sabeena Uttam, an experienced global sales executive, will oversee business development efforts as the company’s vice president, international. The location will offer a full suite of Speakeasy’s communication development programs.

“We launched programs in Amsterdam two years ago to serve business leaders across the world who recognized the value of communicating in multiple global theaters,” said Scott Weiss, CEO of Speakeasy, Inc. “Speakeasy Amsterdam is the product of the overwhelming response we received as we continue our global expansion.”

Programs offered by Speakeasy Amsterdam will serve individuals in a variety of corporate roles, and will be available to all companies and employees, regardless of location.

“Amsterdam is a natural gateway to the European market,” added Weiss. “Upcoming programs include registrants from such varied countries as the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Greece, Russia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.”

For more information about Speakeasy, and to inquire about registration for any of Speakeasy’s global course offerings, please visit speakeasyinc.wpengine.com.

About Speakeasy, Inc.

Speakeasy is a 40-year-old, U.S.-based global communications consultancy with offices in Atlanta, New York, San Francisco and Amsterdam, with operations in Bangalore and other global regions. Speakeasy’s highly credentialed, American trained and licensed faculty work with some 4,000 executives per year in 10 countries on six continents, helping them achieve success by becoming the most powerful communicators they can be. Speakeasy’s faculty use a deep, behavioral-based methodology to help individuals and entire organizations become better at both what they say and how they say it.