Highly qualified senior manager offering more than 20 years of marketing, sales, operations,
manufacturing, administration and general business experience within healthcare,
pharmaceutical production equipment, medical device, diagnostics and medical laboratory
industry. Specialized in start-ups, turnarounds, organizational and/or cultural changes.
Respect for cultural diversity, fluent in French, English, German and Dutch, proficient in
Spanish and able to conduct a daily conversation in Mandarin Chinese.
Observer, listener, negotiator, people manager, problem solver, delivering results.
Managing Director Tianjin, China
Since January 2014
02.01.2014 – present.
Management of Chinese Daughter Company.
Member of the Board of Directors.
Full P&L responsibility.
Change for the better – Deliver results.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Draft 5 year strategic plan.
Draft 3 year business plan.
Prepare annual budgets.
Follow-up, monitor and adjust through quarterly forecasts to CEO and BOD in HQ.
Track and report monthly performance to CEO.
Participate and contribute in bi-monthly global BOD meetings.
Host & facilitate local global BOD meetings.
Re-organized the production facilities in line with 5S and lean manufacturing and medical device
Optimized supply chain and localization.
Reduced lead times
Reduced working capital by 5%.
Achieved ISO14385 certification.
Achieved ISO14001 certification.
Will exceed revenue & profit targets.
Successfully turned around a company and management style, previously “at war”-terms with
customers into a service minded & customer-oriented organization.
Upgraded from “unsatisfactory performance” (2013) to “Excellent Supplier” with the major costumer.
Received Highest score “Responsible Sourcing” –Customer Audit.
Received “Best Global Supplier 2014” award.