Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Work Experience

KBC Group 2008 to 08/2015
KBC is an integrated bancassurance group which concentrates on Belgium and Central Europe. With over 35.000 professionals it manages a balance sheet of over 250 BEUR.

2010 to 08/2015: Chief Executive Officer of K&H Leasing
Led the K&H Leasing group (KBC Leasing Hungary – equipment and car leasing) in a turnaround effort that took the company from loss-making and limited risk awareness, to a well-controlled, rapid sales growing and profit making company.
Member of the Management Team of KBC Leasing International and contributed to a complete restructuring of the Leasing Group (managed leasing companies in 14 countries, app. 1.000 fte’s and a portfolio of app. 6 BEUR)

2008 to 2010: Managing Director of KBC Leasing Spain
Established for KBC Group a green-field leasing company (equipment and vendor leasing) in Spain.

Consulting 2004 to 2008

2004 to 2008: Full owner and managing director of Consulting
Established, managed and participated in a leading management consultancy company regarding vendor finance solutions

2006 to 2008: Managing partner
Established, managed and participated in an executive search and interim management firm which had long-term relationships with clients in a multitude of sectors.

De Lage Landen 1988 to 2004
De Lage Landen is an international leasing company and full subsidiary of the Rabobank. The company is active in 35 countries, has a portfolio of app. 35 BEUR and an annual PAT level of 350 MEUR.

1999 to 2004: Managing Director of the European Business Unit Office Equipment
Led the European vendor finance organisation (sales and marketing) focussed on suppliers in the Office Equipment and Telecom industry.
Member of the Management Team of the Division Vendorfinance Europe which grew the company to a leading position in the European leasing market (managing leasing companies in 10 countries, app. 900 fte’s and a portfolio of app. 5 BEUR).

1995 to 1999: Managing Director of Leasing and Factoring company in Spain and Portugal
Developed a feasibility study, had it approved and established a green-field leasing and factoring company in Spain and Portugal.

1993 to 1995: Head of the International Sales department of Vendorleasing
Led together with in International Sales team the transition from local vendor programs to truly international vendor partnerships.

1992 to 1993: Head of the Private Leasing department
Created a team and implemented a vendor leasing solution for private persons.

1988 to 1992: Head of the Marketing department for Consumer Loans
Led all the marketing activities related to consumer loans for the entire Rabobank group.

Deloitte Haskins+Sells 1986 to 1988
Commonly referred to as Deloitte and being one of the “big four” professional services firms, providing professional services in over 150 countries with more than 200,000 professionals.

1986 to 1988: Management Consultant
Advised enterprises and governmental institutions on strategic planning, marketing and market research issues.


Master in Business Engineering (MBE) at the University of Technology in Eindhoven (The Netherlands) with specialisation in Marketing and Strategic Planning – 1986

Several management programs at leading international business schools.


Seasoned professional with a exceptional track-record in making companies performing better by envisioning, implementing and executing new business strategies. Has experience in implementing these successful strategies in turn-around and start-up situations.
Has been one of the pioneers in commercialising vendorlease as a business model/strategy.
Likes to work in a project-like environment and to perform a consulting role.
Special areas of expertise are:
• Turn-around and change management
• Pioneering and start-up management
• Strategic and operational planning
• Business development and sales leadership
• Operational excellence and Lean
• Consultancy and interim management
• International orientation and experience


Dutch: Native language
English: Fluent orally and in writing
Spanish: Good orally and in writing
German: Reasonably orally and in writing


Flexible in terms of location