Executives Online appoints 5 senior staff
Joining the Netherlands office as Partner, focusing on Manufacturing and Energy, is Jan Piet van der Plank. Jan Piet is a seasoned management executive with a career spanning 25 years in multinational companies including Alcoa, Total Caterpillar, Wartsila, Suzlon Energy, ASML and United Technologies Corporation. He has in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of HR management within the manufacturing and energy sectors and has been involved with international executive search and recruitment in Europe, United States, China and India, for both start-ups and established companies. His skills include succession planning, management development, performance management, remuneration policies, reorganisation and restructuring of organisations in Europe, USA and Asia.
Executives Online has also welcomed three new members of staff to its team in France. Aude De Fonscolombe has been appointed as Recruitment Consultant and will be responsible for candidate sourcing and consultancy for recruitment in the Pharmaceuticals, Logistics, and the Oil and Gas sectors. She has more than 20 years’ experience in various positions within the sector, including search consultancy and recruitment consultancy. Aude also has extensive experience in manager evaluation and skills assessment, and holds a BA in HR Competencies Evaluation.
Carole Bertrand has been appointed Clients’ Relations and Recruitment Consultant, also in Executives Online’s French office. Carole will be responsible for client portfolio development for France and executive recruitment for the company’s Finance practice. With over 20 years’ experience in management and business development, Carole previously held the role of CEO for a financial firm specialising in portfolios, asset management and private equity. Her knowledge of HR management and her international business network will greatly contribute to the development of the Executives Online business in France.
Bruno Navarre joins Executives Online’s team in France as Business Developer and Recruitment Consultant. Bruno has held several international sales and marketing roles in international firms including Euristt and Arjo Wiggins, and was a founding partner of leading international HR company, GR Group (Paris). Educated in France, Spain and USA, Bruno has an impressive insight into intercultural and international business relations.
Additionally, Edwin Glas, previously a Franchise Partner with Executives Online based in The Netherlands has been appointed as a Regional Development Partner. While remaining a Franchise Partner his new role will involve sourcing, attracting, and developing future partners for The Netherlands partner network. Having already spent five years with the company, Edwin has substantial experience in selecting candidates for the Dutch market, negotiating contracts between Executives Online’s candidates and clients, managing Interim Management projects, and engaging with top chief-level talent.
James O’Brien, Director at Executives Online said: “Our international business is going from strength to strength and these new appointments further demonstrate our commitment to our clients in these important European markets. The manufacturing, energy, pharmaceuticals, logistics, oil and gas, and finance sectors are all showing signs of renewed confidence in the economic recovery and rising demand for interim management and executive search support reflects a more buoyant market.”