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Past Experience

  • CEO Geel, Belgium

    June 2010 --- May 2016
    • managing two entities with r&d, production, administration and commercial Operations (16 people), worldwide active.
    • at the start implemented measures to save those companies from bankruptcy.
    • re-oriented the company from an r&d / Engineering focused organization towards a business oriented company.
    • driving revenue generation from a project-based towards a recurrent Sales business model.
    • developed strong business plan and obtained the necessary funds through the support of investors (2011).
    • divested part of old business.
    • full p&l responsibility. reporting to the Board of Directors.
    • created a professional organization and a profitable business with high growth potential.
    • obtained ISO 9001-2008 certification for the whole company.

  • CEO Belgium

    February 2010 --- May 2010
    • start-up company offering radiology services (teleradiology)
    • developed strong business plan to convince the investor market.
    • translated concepts in real products and services.
    • building the organization and developed the business. (middle east, north africa, europe).

    full p&l responsibility

  • Business Consultant Belgium

    October 2009 --- January 2010

  • VP Sales & Marketing Western Europe for Medical Technologies and Services (MTS) reporting to the President for International MTS. France

    August 2007 --- June 2009
    • managed a 350 million usd business for western europe (benelux, france, uk/ireland, iberia and italy).
    • changed the organizational structure in the countries going from a country- towards a regional business unit-structure.
    • developed strong go-to-market organizations and improved operating efficiency.
    • focused the organization on profitable growth and reviewed the complete product portfolio.


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingEfficiencyResponsibilityResult OrientedStrategic thinking


Self Assessment :
Biochemistry NegotiationBiotechnologieBudget ManagementBudget NegotiationBudgetingBusiness DevelopmentBusiness Strategy

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skillsAdvise on strategyCommunicate effectively on different company levelsDevelop business planNegotiation


  • Bachelor in Degree in Clinical Chemistry (great distinction), Institute of Higher Technical Education of Gent (B) from Institute of Higher Technical Education of Gent (B) in 1982


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Business Consultant Business Development Manager CEO General Manager Management Consultant President Senior Strategy Consultant
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium The Netherlands
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    32 Hours per week :    4 days Free Per Month(in coming months)
    BrightOwl employee :    80% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Asse, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes

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