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A well experienced manager and enterpreneur in the pharmaceutical industry. Openminded and hard working, willing to take risks and perfect for start-ups and interim management


Current Experience

  • Co Owner
    Since January 2009
    Fortunique is the sales and marketing organisation of the Forte IQ group selling the developped cosmetic products like Zinkoxide spray (for baby bottoms), various spray technology products, instant Iodine products, ext For more info please check or

  • Co-Owner
    Since August 2008
    Forte IQ is a research and development organisation developping and improving existing drugs and cosmetics by inventing new platform technologies. We take care of the developping, registration process as well as the implementation in the production processes.

Past Experience

  • Regional Director North Europe
    November 2012 --- April 2015
    Responsible Regional Director for North Europe, including UK, Ireland, Nordics, BeNeLux. Full responsibility for Sales and P&L with 3 GM direct reports for the respective affiliates

  • General Manager Benelux
    January 2009 --- December 2012
    Set-up and developing the Sales and marketing legal entity of Vifor Pharma in the Netherlands full responisibility for the sales and P&L. Growing the organisation with a net sales growth of 300% and a profitability growth > 300% Start up from 4 employees to 35 employees in the Benelux

  • Owner
    August 2006 --- May 2009
    Pharmasolutions is a pharmaceutical sales organisation selling generics into the Benelux hospital market.. The main focus are the liquids and desinfectance for hospitals

  • General Manager Benelux
    January 2002 --- May 2006
    Fresenius kabi Benelux is a 100% affiliate of the Fresenius kabi group. Full P&L responsibility with a total staff of 83 employees

  • Finance Director
    January 1993 --- January 2002
    Resposible for Finance, logistics, QA and PV


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAssertivenessCharmCommunicativeCompetitivenessCreative thinkingCritical thinkingEfficiencyFlexibilityOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResult Oriented


LinkedIn Assessment :
Pharmaceutical IndustryLifesciencesRegulatory affairsClinical researchBiotechnologyClinical DevelopmentDiabetesPharmaceutical salesSales EffectivenessDermatologydutchoncologyClinical trialsPharmaceuticsMedical EducationSOPMedical DevicesNeurologyMedical affairsHealthcareCardiologyMarket accessPharmacovigilanceProduct launchStrategymanagementChange ManagementInnovation ManagementLeadershipLife SciencesMarketing StrategySOPSales ManagementTeam Leadership

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Analytical skills Create SOPsAchieve sales objectivesAdvise on strategyAnalyse growth / improvement potentialCoach staffDefine market needsDetermine potential relationshipsDevelop business planFinancial reportsImplement Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Market approvalPeople managementproject management


  • auditing in from NIVRA in 1992
  • Medicine in from University of Utrecht in 1988
  • 1986 in from Mill hill college in 1983

Training and Certification

  • MBA in 1996 Certification
  • auditor in 1992 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    80% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week :    20000 Free Per Month(in coming months)
  • International:

Area / Region

The Netherlands


Driving License
  • Yes