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Experienced people manager, familiar with the coaching of cross functional teams in a multicultural and geographically diverse environment.

Project manager, with proven track record in the managing of large scale technical projects from conceptual phase, through product and process validation to the regulatory clearance.

Profound experience in sales and marketing and the worldwide commercialization of medical products and driving global and regional marketing, product training and sales.

Operational business management of small sized local distributors to large, multinational OEM companies.

Skilled in negotiations, both framework & project/consultancy based contracts, and dealing with all levels of decision makers throughout the entire organization.


Current Experience

  • Director Technical Operations Brussels, Belgium
    Since June 2015

    B&JR is a family owned SME manufacturer and distributor of orthopaedic devices. As the right hand of the CEO, I lead the strategic axes and prepare for the further growth. My role encompasses the line management of the R&D department and the coordination of the engineering activities for product design, development and manufacturing. As board member I give guidance the organisational structure of the company and help defining the international expansion of the company towards a further growth.



Past Experience

  • Senior Product Manager Orthopaedics
    March 2010 --- December 2014

    Materialise' mission is to innovate product development resulting in a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing.

  • Product Manager
    February 2003 --- April 2010
    GymnaUniphy is a key supplier of innovative and high quality products for the medical and wellness market. GymnaUniphy offers a complete range of medical equipment (physio therapy and rehabilitation market) and wellness devices (fitness, professional sports, beauty market). The GymnaUniphy devices are known for their user comfort, functionality, durability and quality. The top brands 'gymna' and 'uniphy' have been enjoying an excellent reputation in the physio therapy market for more than 30 years and are distributed in more than 70 countries.

  • Director hypermarket
    August 1999 --- January 2003


Self Assessment :
IndependenceAssertivenessSelf-confidenceSociabilityOptimismInterest in knowledgeOrganizationEfficiency


Self Assessment :
Cardiovascular diseasesGeneral practiceNeurologyMedical oncology Orthopedic surgeryPhysical medicine and rehabilitationSports medicineRheumatologyPulmonary diseasesGeneral surgeryUnderstand levels of research evidenceClinical trial designDrug development processPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Project ManagementEnglishGermanProtocol
LinkedIn Assessment :
Medical DevicesOrthopedicProduct developmentProduct launchProduct MarketingHealthcareMarket developmentBusiness DevelopmentKey Account Managementpeople managementmanagementMedical ImagingProduct managementCapital EquipmentCross-functional team leadershipBiomedical Engineering

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
R&DBiomarker Researchcoordinating research projects Use content management systems


  • Postgraduation in Bedrijfskunde - Fundamentals in Management from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2004
  • Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1999
  • Master of Science in Physical Education and Physiology from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1997
  • in from Sint michielscollege in 0


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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    10 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Brand Manager Business Consultant Business Development Manager Clinical Director Clinical Operations Manager Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Export Business Manager General Manager Global Clinical Project Manager (GCPM, GTM) Managing Director R&D Director R&D manager Senior Project Manager (PM)
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Brussels, Belgium Leuven, Belgium Wavre, Belgium
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:


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Driving License
  • Yes