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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

    • Did market research for a new business unit.

  • 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