Herman leads Spencer Stuart’s CEO & Boards practices in the Netherlands, focusing on C-level assignments across all industries and for every governance structure. He has led Spencer Stuart’s global initiative to support the United Nations’ World Food Programme. In addition, Herman is the co-publisher of Leading Cross-Border Mergers, a book chronicling the international merger experience among 12 CEOs of Dutch companies. Until recently he was the chair of the supervisory board of MeyerMonitor, a Dutch consultancy.
- CEO succession
- Board recruiting and advisory
- Leadership advisory
Helping to place more than 1,000 international leaders in media, telecommunications and technology, as well in the consumer space and in human resources
Advising leaders conducting the largest retail merger in Europe, enabling them to improve how people from the two company cultures work together
Leading numerous non-executive placements, from which a majority are female directors
Facilitating higher performance from the leadership team of a global airline
HR director for Arcade Entertainment Holdings
Group manager for Mercuri Urval, an international management consulting firm
Project manager of IT for Groupe Européen/U.A.P.
- Degrees in Dutch literature and public administration from the University of Amsterdam
New Board Program at Nyenrode University