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.
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.
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.
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.
August 1999 --- January 2003
IndependenceAssertivenessSelf-confidenceSociabilityOptimismInterest in knowledgeOrganizationEfficiency
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
Skills and Expertise
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
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