Based in Amsterdam, Han van Halder is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Industrial and Board practices. He previously led the firm’s office in the Netherlands.

History of international business experience

  • Han was a partner in the Amsterdam office of another international executive recruiting firm for nearly 10 years, where he served as area managing partner for the Benelux/Nordic Region.
  • He held commercial and senior management positions at Philips Electronics N.V. in the Netherlands, Austria, Mexico and Brazil for 13 years.
  • In addition, Han was a division director at Hagemeyer NV for four years and was an officer in the Military Intelligence Service of the Royal Dutch Army.

Han received his B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Puget Sound and his master's degree in applied economics from the University of Louvain. He also studied business administration at the Nyenrode University. He serves on the supervisory boards of a number of Dutch companies and is fluent in English, German, Spanish and Portuguese, and also has good working knowledge of French and Russian.

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