June 27 1946
9722 CP Groningen,
performed interim-management assignments
Netherlands Basketball Federation
Supporting the processes related to the renegotiation and the
restructuring of the relationship and co-operation between the
Netherlands Basketball Federation (NBB) and the Federation of clubs in
the men's Top Division (FEB)
Thuiszorg De Friese Wouden (Home Care Organization with appr. 2000 employees)
Downsizing and restructuring of the head office support departments to one lean support group; in continuation the outplacement of 35 staff.
Targets realized: €1,2 million cut in salary costs and a shift in the proportions of direct/indirect staff from 70/30 to 75/25.
Kulczyk Tradex Sp. z o.o. Poznan, Poland, consultant
The Company imports VW, Audi en Porsche cars; 300 employees.
Advisor to the executive board, project supervisor for the development
of HR management.
AVEBE b.a. Starch Company, management team, interim HRM manager
- Redesign of the
organization, cost reduction (downsizing by 80 fte)
- Introduction and
training of new leadership styles among production supervisors.
- Redeployment of
operators in the Dutch starch factories
GGD Zuidoost Drenthe (public health authority), troubleshooter
- Prior to a merger
several problematic dossiers were solved successfully (e.g.
regarding retirement, disability insurance, reward structures)
Loppersum City Council, consultant
- Introduction of a
new management approach, a more client oriented delivery of
City Council, Division of Education,
Culture, Sports and Welfare
head of the department of Personnel management
the anticipated HR-needs of the division with respect to personnel
the consultation processes between the service providers and the
and facilitated manager profiles consistent with the strategic
Aviation Authority, consultant.
- Mapping of the
perception of service levels delivered among stake holders.
Consultant and interim
manager for Emmen City Council (100,000 inhabitants), Customer Services
and Facilities Management Division.
- The successful
integration of two existing departments into a new Personnel
Services Unit of 26 employees.
- Individual and team
performances have increased substantially and the Unit’s
activities are now better geared to meet the requirements of
management. Professional identity, attitudes and general
capabilities have been improved.
Management Center ATOL,
consultant and management trainer.
- Assignments included
HR development and change projects; the development of management
training programs; management coaching and training with companies
in both The Netherlands and Germany.
- Clients included a
cleaning business, a chemical laboratory, a technology company and local
Founder and Director of
the Erasmus Seminar in International Human Resource Management at the
Hanzehogeschool van Groningen (Groningen Polytechnic).
- This annual Seminar
is an interactive program for graduate and undergraduate students
and is a joint project between the participating universities and
partners from several businesses.
- Tasks included
managing and organizing the seminar; fund raising and program
development. The last Seminar attracted 140 students from 10
Groningen (Groningen Polytechnic)
- Lecturer in
personnel management and organization development in the Departments,
Management of Personnel and Labor, Technology Management and Civil
- Coordinator of the
work placements, practical training, international relations.
- Special subject
comparative European Human Resource Management.
Instituut voor Sociale
Wetenschappen, (Institute for Social Sciences), Den Haag.
Theodorus Niemeyer (Royal Tobacco Companies Th. Niemeyer).
- Head of the
Personnel Department of the Food Division
- Member of the
Executive Management Team.
Friesland, Leeuwarden (currently: Friesland Coberco Dairy Foods).
- Personnel Officer
assigned to the commercial and technical support departments, with
branches in both The Netherlands and Germany.
- A special assignment
involved being responsible for the development and introduction of
new methods and procedures for performance evaluation.
Uitgeverij Wolters-Noordhoff, Groningen (a publishing
- Graduation research
project - designing a company specific system for job evaluation.
Master class interim
management, Deloitte, 2003-2004
Haren (Groningen) (1965).
Groningen (Groningen University) (1973).
- Graduated in Social
Sciences, with an emphasis on the sociology of labor and
Attended a range of
training courses in personnel management techniques, OD, group dynamics
and financial management.
Proficient in both
English and German.
Computer skills in
Microsoft office 2000, e-mail and the internet.
Activities and Contacts
Member of the Dutch
Association of Personnel Management (NVP)
1998 – Guest Lecturer
at the College of Business Administration, Utah State University, Logan,
1996 – Guest Lecturer
at the College of Business Administration, Northern Arizona University,
1994 – Guest Lecturer
at the Universidad del Pais Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain.
I have held a variety
of positions on executive committees of student clubs, sport clubs and
the local branch of the Dutch Social Democratic Party. In addition, I
was the Chairman of the Administrative Board of an Institute that
managed six schools for professional education.
In my professional
field of Personnel Management and OD, I have international contacts with
colleagues at universities in Germany, USA, UK, France, Sweden, Poland,
Hungary and Spain.
Book review for the
Journal of Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Bristol
I have a broad
experience of personnel management, especially in managing change within
an organization. In addition, I have a wide range of contacts in this
field both within The Netherlands and neighbouring countries. I find
this work interesting and enjoyable, and being enthusiastic, I try to
find innovative and creative solutions to problems.
My language skills and
mobility enable me to function in international organizations.
I am a keen runner and
am in good health.
Groningen, October 2004
9722 CP Groningen
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