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.
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.
Analytical thinkingEfficiencyResponsibilityResult OrientedStrategic thinking
Biochemistry NegotiationBiotechnologieBudget ManagementBudget NegotiationBudgetingBusiness DevelopmentBusiness Strategy
Skills and Expertise
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