Some references from our interim managers
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Dossche Mills N.VProject manager
Project manager van een ERP implementatie Het ERP-team mee samengesteld en opgeleid in een ERP structuur
FAM N.V.Regional Sales Manager
Leading manufacturer of industrial food processing machines. Managing the fully owned UK subsidiary and agent network spanning from Australia to Canada. Devise and execute business plans to drive client sales and ensure client retention. Nurtured key account relationships, evaluate new business opportunities with credit risk to secure long-term and profitable growth. Revitalized the agent network through enhanced training and assessment & appointment of new agents who contributed to accelerated growth. Providing sales leadership and coaching to +30 agents across the globe. Adding the second largest potato processor in North America to FAM’s client list. Developed an automated end-to-end solution for a widespread vegetable application
Friesland CampinaSenior Brand Manager (Netherlands)
Marketing responsible for brands Campina, Friesche Vlag and Fristi (+/- 40 mio € gross sales)
Leading 1 brand manager, Direct report marketing director, Brand integration Campina – Friesche Vlag within ambient milk. Strategic relaunch of benelux brand Fristi, Development of communication campaign “Campina Dichtbij”, biggest sampling activation ever in Netherlands, Benelux Innovation manager, Project manager of Belgian and Dutch marketing projects; direct report to marketing director, launching 5 succesful innovations within different categories, developing 3-year growth plan for international brand Cécémel, Coordinating complex benelux redesign and prackaging projects.
Consolidating market position within over-saturated market to level , successful launch Cécémel Dark, first chocolate milk innovation in 10 years , coordinating big U&A research and development of long term strategy
Imperial meat productsInternational Marketing Manager
Main marketing responsible for traditional channel in Benelux + Germany, Leading team of product/brand managers, direct report CEO, leading 360° marketing campaign Leielander, launching successful innovations in different product categories, Consolidating local market share in decreasing market by means of effective marketing support
Barry CallebautManufacturing Site General Manager SAS / Dijon
Site restructuring, social plan , turnaround and cession end 2012 to “Chocolaterie de Bourgogne”, Social climate and people change from a “Blue Chip” to a “SME” mindset in 4 years. Cost base -30% (ex. FMCG lines from 15 to 28 T/shift) through people development and lean methodologies, Imposed commercial initiatives to develop tonnage. (4 innovations / 3 new lines / 25 M€ capex / new contracts).
Locmaria GroupeOperations Director / Rennes
Turnover moved in 2 years from 70 to 180 M€ through 3 Merger & Acquisition as branded internal growth In charge of 8 SME sites. United Biscuits Procurement & Co-Manufacturing Controller / Brussels . Global cost initiative which delivered over 4 years 32 M€ saving on total cost base, Structured a +45 co-maker network as a virtual factory managed vs KPI. Ede plant closure plant (Nl) : outsourced 50% volume without business disruption despite hostile climate. - BN biscuit plant Vertou (Fr) - Task force leader / site performances turn-around in 6 months.
DanoneProduct Development Group Leader / Paris
Brazil: secured NPD launches vs +20% growth target / promoted local team competencies and autonomy, Lu France team launched +10 new ranges based on multiple technologies: cake, chocolate, fruit, co-extrusion … In charge of Co-Extrusion expertise center : launched best sellers Vitalinea / breakthrough technology to NZ.
Delacre BiscuitsR&D & Operations Manager / Brussels
Ede (Nl) factory performances turn-around on 7 lines, breakthrough process change, Leading a crisis plan after the transfer of products across 16 co-makers due to Vilvoorde plant brutal closure, Boosted New Product sales through revised fast NPD & concepts approaches.