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Powered by 35+ years of expertise mostly in the electronics industry. Expertise includes sales account management, marketing and pricing, supply chain & operations.

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Productivity killer

Microsoft experts will say “you can set planned update timing” so this won’t impact you but … unexpected “Windows Updates” hit many people privately and large organizations too.

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Little Progress ?

If you are trying to achieve big things, manage a large project, target major improvements, don’t forget it starts with small steps taken by many people.

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Endorsement

I know Willem for 1 year now and we are both in a EDI project in France. INFOR Visual ERP must be setup to send/receive EDI messages.

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Career summary

Curiocity and a continuous eagerness to learn new things ! A brief career summary includes roles in sales, supply chain, marketing and operations.

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Stick to Standards

It may be so exciting and full of fashion but don’t build custom things … designing, building and implementing a specific custom design just isn’t the right thing to do !

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Revenue in time

You easily understand the importance of a good supply chain if you look at your cashflow situation and link it with customer satisfaction.

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Simplicity …

We easily forget it … and many companies share that somewhat silly or excessive need for trendy change … however the biggest productivity influencer is simplicity !

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On time delivery

Customer relationship is heavily influenced by customer delivery performance i.e. constantly measure your delivery performance.

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Want collaboration ?

Good collaboration starts with the simple willingness of a person or organization to help others and make a change by doing so.

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Organizational effectiveness

No need to over-engineer an organization to get the very best best our of the team … It is easy to obtain a team all moving in the same direction.

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Endorsement

Willem has a great sens of professionalism when we had the opportunity to handle critical issues and escalation in the supply chain for our Automotive customers.

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Fair challenge

Many companies push challenges too far, digging way too much into those “crucial” details, but what happens at the end ? Only “appropriate” challenge drives performance !

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Solid processes

Supply chain and customer satisfaction is all about solid processes. Especially during crisis, don’t drop the timely execution of routine tasks and customer communication !

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Preformed Line Products

Hopefully allowing Preformed Line Products France (PLP) to cope with high and fast growth in this new business consultant assignment.

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Not a constraint

Running a company in a productive manner while securing quality, it’s key to have documented and communicated policies and procedures in place.

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Endorsement

Willem is an outstanding supply chain and business manager. I worked with Willem for 15 years in the framework of the challenging automotive market segment.

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Useless consultant ?

Being unsatisfied with a consultant is not unusual but … have a step backwards and think what and where possible root causes can be.

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Endorsement

Willem is extremely committed, hard worker, “get things done” type of person. Never (NEVER!!!) missing a deadline (even the shortest ones!).

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Career

A brief summary includes roles in sales, supply chain, marketing and operations … usually at major global companies like Diversey INC, Motorola, ON Semiconductor, Freescale and NXP.

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Endorsement

I have worked with Willem for over 10 years in Freescale and NXP. He has excellent skills on creating business intelligence tools.

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ON Semiconductor

A new adventure when Motorola Standard Components Group (SCG) became a standalone company and I became the ON Semiconductor EMEA Business & Services Manager.

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Motorola

My electronics background was best invested at Motorola where I started as their Benelux Distribution Manager before moving to Toulouse, France, in 1994.

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