A Trusted Advisor, and "connecting the dots". Inspiring business, with a personal touch...
Due to his knowledge, experience and education in Applied Psychology, Electrical Engineering (Bachelor) and several other courses like Samadhi Training, Michael is a asset and help for companies and people for all kinds of situations. Through organizing and/or as speaker at Conferences, Seminars and Symposia for several organizations Michael creates more awareness with an open mind in the 3P's (People, Processing, and Projects) in the Food Industry.
After his study Electrical Engineering in 2001, he started as Account Manager at the company EPLAN. The next step was to become a Branche Manager Food, Feed & Beverage at the Rittal Company. At Rittal Michael was responsible for all Food Companies and Machinebuilders who are active in the Dutch Food Industry, and partly abroad. Also he did the introduction of the HD solutions portfolio of Rittal in the Netherlands, which lead to a new revolution in the industry.
Since a couple of years Michael was asked to become a Boardmember of EHEDG Netherlands, and since some years he's besides a Boardmember also the Secretary of EHEDG Netherlands.
As a Member of the Executive Committee van EHEDG International and Co-Chair SubCommittee Communications, he's also active in the EHEDG International organization and has contacts with all of her members.
Besides being a business professional, Michael is also active in the professional sports. As a member of the Business Club Committee of ARIS Leeuwarden, a profesional basketball club playing in the highest divesion in the Netherlands (Dutch Basketball League) for over 10 years.
Michael plays an active role in bringing people, projects and products/solutions together regarding for example hygienic solutions and challenges.
As a result also his contribution at the National Committee of Hygienic Cabling, where he is active as the Secretary and member of the Working Group of SafeFoodFactory.
Since september 2016 he made the transfer to the Niedax Group as International Business Development Manager. Where he is responsible for the global Food Industry of the Niedax Group and all her locations and brands.
Michael has a lot of knowledge and experience, with a great international network. And is helping People and Organizations together to create more awareness and to find the right solutions in the right projects and challenges.