Consultant at : Alexander Hughes Amsterdam
Seasoned senior Executive Search & Recruitment consultant, Bert started his search career in 1981 joining a Scandinavian market leader in recruitment and assessment. During the following 11 years, he contributed, through various positions in the firm, to the rapid national and international expansion in Europe.
In charge of Executive Service activities in the Netherlands, he joined an Amsterdam based Executive Search firm with offices in several European countries as a partner. After 6 years, he founded his own Executive Search, Recruitment and Interim company with 3 partners. As managing partner of a 18 people company, he joined forces with the Alexander Hughes network for international search activities.
He subsequently launched a small boutique Executive Search business with 2 other experienced consultants until they joined Boyden the Netherlands where Bert had a partner role for a period of 7 years.
Bert is a generalist by nature, with a special interest for companies with R&D, engineering, manufacturing and distribution activities of technical systems or products. He has a sound experience in the markets of construction, automotive, plastics, technical textiles, electronics and he also worked in the retail, business and financial service business. He lately expanded his expertise to human capital consulting as advisor to Boards.
Bert is married, has two grown up children and as reserve recce cavalry officer is still strongly involved in various activities within the Dutch Cavalry officers Association.
Bert is fluent in English and speaks German.More by this author