Boere Machinefabriek

Managing Director a.i. Due to the lack of a successor within the family, I was assigned to become the managing director at Boere Machinefabriek. Boere is a well known brand worldwide in industrial sanding machines for the woodworking industry. In due time I would take over the company form the current owner. In close cooperation […]

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d.light design

Business Development Manager. For the owners I have set up a distribution and sales organisation in Tanzania. When I left, the following goals were achieved: a distribution network in Tanzania, agents in Kenya and Uganda, an organisation with 16 employees and a turnover of US$ 100.000 per month. Together with our Chinese suppliers we have […]

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Umeme Jua Ltd, Tanzania

Business Development Manager. The director asked me to restructure the organisation, develop new marketing materials used for branding the product, and to coach and train the employees. I assured installation of new operating software and an inventory system, trained the employees to use this software, and developed user manuals. Umeme Jua Ltd was started in […]

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VSO, Kenya

Business Advisor. For this organisation, I supported a vocational training school in getting business orientation. This would ensure income and would make them less dependent on school fees. These were very difficult to collect since the students’ parents were extremely poor. VSO is a volunteer organisation supporting the third world countries.

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Association PVT

In the position as Chairman, I was the driving force behind the 1st National Plastics Congress in November 2005, at the ING House, Amsterdam. In the same period, and under my supervision, a detailed report has been written on the development of the plastics industry in the next 3-5 years in the Netherlands. This investigation […]

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VDL Kunststoffen

Statutory Director. For VDL Kunststoffen, it was my responsibility to re-establish good relationships with (large) industrial customers, to improve turnover and increase efficiency in production (working in 2 shifts, 3rd shift unmanned). VDL Kunststoffen (VDL Plastics) is a B2B market supplier with 45 employees. The company manages 1200 moulds for 100 customers. Production of small […]

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Grasso Products

Production Director, deputy General Manager I was assigned to restructure the 4 production departments, optimise the logistic system and increase production output. The 100 employees were working in production, purchasing/logistics, quality assurance and technical services. At the end of my interim period I had achieved an increase in output of 40% and a major reduction […]

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Driving a motorcycle

Driving a motorcycle makes you experience the freedom and feel “one” with the environment.

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Diving

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Ten Cate Plasticum

Director Operations Ten Cate Plasticum Europe, statutory Director Tilburg Plant. I was responsible for all operational and logistic activities within the 7 plants in the group: 3 of which were in The Netherlands, 1 in Germany, 1 in France, 1 in the UK, 1 in the USA. Each of the plant managers reported to me. […]

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