Key Services Offered:
Business support and development.
Core Experience of Principal:
Worked over twenty-eight years as a general or financial manager in European subsidiaries of USA based Nasdaq listed high-tech companies for the EMEA market. Long experience in managing and starting up subsidiaries in several European countries and setting up Back Office, Shared Service Centre and European Distribution Centre. Before that I worked 4 years for 2 of the big five auditor firms in Netherlands.
Areas I covered for Europe:
• Strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting
• Shared Service Centre Europe
• European Distribution Centre
• Quality systems ISO 9000 and register products for CE-IVD
• Auditors, tax and legal advisers
• Monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports in line with corporate budget, policies and deadlines
• ERP system for Europe
• Order processing
• Accounts receivable
Accreditations and Qualifications:
Bachelor of Economics (HEAO-BE).
Project management (Post-HBO).
Organization and Management (HOFAM).
External Financial Reporting (HOFAM).
Tax Law (NIVRA).
Cost and Cost Price (NIVRA).
Transfer Pricing (Baker & McKenzie).
IFRS 2012 (NBA-NIVRA)
Accredited Associate, Institute
for Independent Business (AInstIB).
Industry Sectors worked in:
High-tech wholesale for EMEA in:
• Life science research
• Science research
• Construction and agriculture
I started several subsidiaries in the Netherlands and virtual subsidiaries in other European countries from scratch. I am familiar with lean and mean and experienced in fast growth, downsizing and liquidation and the impact that has on the organization and employees. I worked for Illumina, Nanogen, Molecular Dynamics, Spectra Physics, Coopers & Lybrand, BDO Camps Obers.
Languages Dutch and English fluently and German good