Jacomien Bolier is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Consumer, Digital and Agriculture practices. She specializes in searches for CEOs, senior executives and non-executive positions for leading B2C and B2B organizations. She has an excellent network for diversity and is experienced in stock listed, cooperative, private equity and family owned companies. She brings to her client work more than 20 years of international leadership experience in an array of functions, including general management, commerce, sales, marketing and communications. As a general manager, she has led fresh food supply chain and research and development across consumer products in addition to the retail, wholesale, industrial and pharmaceutical industries.
Global consumer, pharmaceutical and industrial leadership experience
- Jacomien began her career with Ahold, a leading global retailer in the Netherlands, where she held a variety of commercial roles. She later rejoined the company and served in a range of senior commercial positions, most recently leading the center for the health and beauty business across Europe.
- After working in the United States for the global conveyor belt manufacturer Intralox, she returned to the Netherlands to lead Sara Lee’s international liquid consumer coffee business and then its e-commerce strategy.
- Before entering the executive search industry, Jacomien was CCO for Walgreens Boots B.V. In that role, she defined and implemented a successful strategy and organization for the wholesale division and the retail pharmacy business. She was member of the European Commerce Leadership Team.
Jacomien holds a master’s degree in business economics and organizational development from the University of Amsterdam. She has lived and worked in various countries in Europe and in the U.S. She is fluent in Dutch and English, and speaks conversational German and Spanish.