Jan was a member of the finance leadership team in Unilever HPC Europe for three years. He made an outstanding contribution to transforming the business from an independent business to an integrated business within HPC Europe. Belgium was one of the first countries to implement the new European business processes, and the implementation which he led was a success. He supported the focus on fewer brands and driving growth. He is strong leader and spent time coaching and developing his finance and supply chain colleagues.
Alan Johnson. Member of the Board at Geronimo Martins Group. During the period mentioned above Alan Johnson was SVP Finance for HPC Europe.
Tremco-illbruck (Sales) BV
Jan is a very experienced and strong inspirator for business where changes need to be done. During the 8 years I worked with him together we build up a strong work relationship. His coaching and support in general management issues and build up a new Mission/Vision /Strategy was really helpfull for our business. He is very professional in his work and has a lot of experience in Finance/IT/HR.
Constanz Bothof. Sales Director of Tremco illbruck Benelux and he worked directly with Jan
Unilever Foods Switzerland
Jan was a member of my European Unilever Food CFO team. As Financial director Switzerland (a.o.) he very successfully led the integration of Unilever Switzerland with the Swiss Bestfoods business. I know Jan as an all-round finance professional who combines great analytical skills and a thorough approach with a very pleasant working style !
Pascal Visée. SVP Finance & IT Unilever Foods Europe
SensoRun BV (start-up)
Jan is a member of the Advisory Board of SensoRun BV. He is an excellent advisor on strategic and financial issues. With his many years of experience and knowledge, Jan his advice is of great value for the growth of our young company. Jan is a very enthusiastic person and it is a pleasure for me to work with him.
Edgar Cukier. Director of SensoRun and he worked directly with Jan
Tremco illbruck Productie BV
Jan has a very good understanding of the business processes and can quickly get to the core of issues. He works as a partner in finding solutions. With his helicopter view and experience in different companies he can come up with good insights on a strategic and tactical level. He is an excellent team player.
Tolsma Techniek Emmeloord BV
Jan was Interim CFO at our company the Tolsma Grisnich Group. We worked together for almost one year, and during that time Jan helped me develop into my role as the new CFO. For me it was very helpful to learn from Jan his experience and knowledge as a CFO of multinational companies. Jan is very accessible and I therefore enjoyed working together.
Erik Hekhuizen. CFO of the Tolsma Grisnich Group
Porticus Amsterdam CV
Jan is a solid professional and he has an open and direct personality.
He is a very reliable partner
Didier Cherpitel. Chairman of the Porticus Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Porticus Audit Committee.
Jan did an outstanding job in supporting and coaching our Finance and Control team in general and me as CFO specifically when he worked with us on the implementation / translation of our company strategic plan for the finance and control discipline. He helped us on defining our vision, our mission and our goals as well as making a realistic (project) planning including milestones and KPI’s that will help us in achieving our objectives. Jan is a highly experienced and skilled professional who is also a very empathic and sociable person which makes working with him a pleasure. I would recommend Jan to everybody who want to put strategy into action.
Cor van Hertrooij, CFO Topigs Norsvin