Some references from our interim managers

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  • Major Crisis manager
    500 people, 3 plants, 13 containers parks, 100 trucks to collect city wastes, Major Crisis management mission with this public company in disaster situation. Took over the entire company to lead it through a crisis with the public authorities in the town of Charleroi (13 containers parks) with success recognized by Board and Authorities
  • Bunker Trader (Interim Manager)
    Physical supplier of marine fuels (bunkering services) in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region (ARA)
    Role & Responsibilities: Reporting to CEO, buying & selling of marine fuels, hedging oil deals
    Major Achievements: Contributing increase of sales revenue with 5%
  • Global Key Account Manager and Account Manager Belux Corporate & Enterprise
    Retain and grow key accounts, acquire new customers across industries with focus on banks and the largest corporations in Belgium and Luxemburg. Coordinate all technical and commercial actions for 15 Zoetis markets across the EMEA region. Managed to gain approval from two leading banks and one leading car manufacturer to participate in their invitation to tender which was already at evaluation stage. Stanley Security now have become their security solutions service provider. Turned around several accounts with a high attrition risk to highly satisfied customers for which Stanley Security now service 100% of their business. Achieved sales revenues objectives in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Signed the largest corporate deal in Stanley’s corporate history which resulted to surpassing the new sales revenues target with +150%
  • R&D manager, international project manager and head of the "New products" department
    In the field of Polyurethane gasket and adhesive, setting up of the 10 fellows team in polyurethane foams and adhesives, development and patenting of a totally new product range, three other patents granted.
    40% cost cutting program successfully achieved on a mature product. Got the ISO9001/2000 and ISO 14001 certification for the R&D department and the innovation process (Advanced Product Quality Planning from the automotive standards)
    "Toxic Risk Management" program successfully conducted. Integration of the "Sustainable Development Concept"
    Research engineer in the field of thermochromics glazing; laminated, decorated and painted (epoxy powder coating) glass; Daylighting products
  • Group IT Vice President
    Global lime & minerals producer – Euro 2 Billion, 6.000 employees, 25 countries, 100 plants
    Direct management of a global team of 100 people of which 30 consultants
    About 3.500 IT users, Yearly IT budget about Euro 26 Millions
    Group IT Director, direct management of a central team of 35 people, plus dotted line management of 55 people decentralized in countries
  • Algemeen Directeur
    SEW-Eurodrive is een wereldspeler op het gebied van aandrijftechnieken.
    Implementeren van een change management business cultuur, Succesvolle afsplitsing en doorverkoop na reorganisatie van activiteiten die niet tot de core business hoorden, Implementatie van een resultaat gerichte verkoop organisatie, cross-selling , account management en financiële doelstellingen, Imago verbetering van SEW-Eurodrive waardoor het inmiddels een Belgische referentie geworden is voor aandrijftechnieken, Drastische verbetering van de bedrijfsresultaten, Implementatie van een bedrijfscultuur waar delegeren, innovatie , klant gerichte aanpak en financiële winstgevendheid centraal staan. Opstart Service Business Unit en het ontwikkelen van nieuwe activiteiten waaronder de herstelling / revisie van alle merken industriële tandwielkasten, het business model werd is de referentie beschouwd voor de andere Europese vestigingen, bouw van een nieuw HQ en Service infrastructuur in Leuven en oprichting van een Service Center in Marche en Famenne. Operationele verantwoordelijkheden als CEO.
  • Algemeen Directeur
    Rockwell Automation is een wereldspeler op het gebied van industriële automatisatie.
    Implementatie van een account management en cross-selling strategie, ruime ervaring rond de commerciële aanpak van global accounts ( Goodyear, Procter & Gamble , Ford , Heineken , ..) Business planning en controle, Sales management verantwoordelijkheid.
  • Chief executive officer
    Sector: Minerals, Materials science, electrical and thermal insulation products
    COGEBI is a division of the French NORD EST group and is the worldwide market leader
    in the mica transformation sector. COGEBI has worldwide business activities and manufacturing plants and branches in Belgium, Czech, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the US.
    Managing Director of the Belgian site, Chairman of BoD of other sites and CEO of the
    group. Mica is used in several sectors for its electric and thermal properties such as in the
    electrical industry, aviation industry and household equipment industry. Re-establish the market leadership position which is threatened by relocation of customers to Far-East. Realize the planned acquisitions in PRC and in Brazil.
  • Global Manager
    Business Processes and Tools – Mining & Rock Excavation – Industrial Machine Manufacturing & Services Global Enterprise Service Division, Responsible to define the BPM strategy & roadmap, to set up the global BPM Centre-of-Excellence and organize global process governance, aligned with an IT strategy & roadmap.
    Introduced BPM as a management discipline in the new Service Division, trained the people on processes and tools, used a reference framework to construct a holistic process model and repository, built an active global community of subject matter experts to discuss continuous process improvements and managed prioritized improvement projects & teams.
    Business Processes & Applications Manager, Responsible to initiate business process governance aligned with IT Strategy & road map, implement Application Portfolio- & Lifecycle Management in Business and IT, started ‘Business Process Councils’ where process owners collaborate on alignment, best-practices, KPIs and optimizations. Business Processes automated by Business Applications (SAP) & Technology without compromising flexibility. Manager SAP Support Team
    Business Services – Corporate IT, From ‘Shared Services’ I reported into the Group CIO.
    Responsible to manage the group global ‘Competence Centre’ on SAP Technical Infrastructure, the SAP Technology Road Map & the outsourced hosting & support services, outsourcing contract and cross-charged SAP infrastructure, licenses & maintenance costs. 3Y Service Level Agreement, offering reduced ‘unit prices’ for better ‘Capacity-On-Demand’ and managed services delivered on- and off-shore.
  • European Region Business Systems Coordinator.
    Manage the provision of ICT services to Nyrstar operating sites in the European Region (Belgium,
    France, Netherlands, Switzerland), Coordinating site support teams in the delivery of relevant cost effective ICT infrastructure and services. (operational management), Work with the regional IT steering Committee and site management teams in the development of site IT plans and priorities that support business strategy. (Tactical level), Reporting to the Nyrstar CIO and member of the Nyrstar IT management team (Strategic level), Recruitment, introducing and coaching of a permanent solution for this function, Business Systems Excellence Program Manager, manage the ICT department improvement program, develop and implement ITIL based processes for ICT service delivery on a global and local level. Organize and participate in global virtual workgroup sessions to create and discuss ITIL processes. Keep track of the progression and provide help and advice to the team members in order to meet the planned milestones.
  • Telecom | Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, EMEA Commodity Manager (Mold Tools & Molded Parts)
    Strategy development for mold injection tooling and plastic parts supply across APAC and CEE develop and implement sourcing relocation strategy for injection molding parts and mold makers from Kessel-Lo (B) to Brno (CZ)); manage new sourcing projects for various international telecom customers (British Telecom, Telefonica, K-Com, Deutsche Telecom, …); raw materials rationalization projects; EMEA cross BU sourcing initiatives; develop and implement Procure2Pay mold process + Zycus iSource sourcing tool (Source2Procure)
    Customer base: VP & GM EMEA, Global Purchasing Director, R&D, Operations, Mold Engineering
  • Consumer Marketing Manager
    Global paints company, known for its leading brands such as Levis, Xyladecor, Sikkens and Polyfilla. Follow and analyse the market- and brand performance and make strategic recommendations to grow the different brands. Responsible for annual marketing plan for the DIY business. Full budget and P&L responsibility for the retail brands

  • Supply Chain Director Europe
    Direct, coach and train supply chain team + drive S&OP process
     Direct efficient flow & storage of goods and services from origin point to point of use
     Direct transport operations, bulk tanker fleet, service equipment & associated maintenance
     Legal Representative towards Region Walloon for Waste Management.
     Ensure compliance of waste transports with European and local legislation.
     Efficiently source products & services supporting commercial & technical customer needs
     Manage and optimize Field Service operations to provide value-added services.
     Manage the procurement team to ensure efficient, on time and cost conscious purchases.
     Ensure European sites have an effective Crisis Management Process in place.
     Drive the Facility Plan towards implementation.
     Employer representative for “Works Council” & “Environment, Health & Safety Committee
  • Global Project Manager- S&OP Manager
    Global Project Manager Planning & Scheduling implementation (OMP Plus)
     Selection Planning & Scheduling Tool, write RFP, follow-up
     Setup Global Competence Centre Forecast2FullFill
     SOP implementation OMP Plus
     Coordinate platform upgrade and Datacenter Migration

    Huntsman S&OP Manager (ad interim)
     Lead the S&OP process for Huntsman Polyurethanes EAMIA Region
     Improve the S&OP process

  • Group IT Vice President
    Global lime & minerals producer.
    Direct management of a global team of 100 people of which 30 consultants
    About 3.500 IT users
    Yearly IT budget about Euro 26 Millions

    Before: Group IT Director
    Direct management of a central team of 35 people, plus dotted line management of 55 people
    decentralized in countries