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Marc Houppermans

Start-up and scale-up retail businesses

Can work in or around Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Brussels, Munich, Berlin

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  • 6.77631
  • Suggested rate £1,760 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Düsseldorf, Germany
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Düsseldorf and 50km
  • Around Hamburg and 100km
  • Around Amsterdam and 100km
  • Around Brussels and 100km
  • Around Munich and 100km
  • Around Berlin and 100km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Automobile
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Environmental
  • Agriculture
  • Import & Export
+13 autres
Company size
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people

Verifications

Freelancer code of conduct signed
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Verified email

Languages

  • Dutch

    Native or bilingual

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

  • Japanese

    Basic

Categories

Skills (49)

Marc in a few words

20 YEARS OF SUCCESS PROVIDING VISION AND LEADERSHIP, MANAGING OPERATIONS, CREATING VALUE AND GROWING ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP AND LEAN MANAGEMENT IN RETAIL, FMCG MANUFACTURING, AUTOMOTIVE AND ADVISORY.

Experience

Philips NV - Philips Healthcare

Automobile

Black Belt Business Developer

Stuttgart, Germany

May 2001 - February 2006 (4 years and 9 months)

Breakthrough expansion of Xenon car light business in Europe and NAFTA region.

Aldi Einkauf OHG

Retail (Large Retailers)

Assistant to the board

Essen, Germany

February 2006 - February 2009 (3 years)

Training on the job and management positions at Aldi Einkauf and at the Operational businesses in Germany

DRC Discount Retail Consulting GmbH

Retail (Large Retailers)

Executive Partner

Heinsberg, Germany

January 2020 - Today (2 years and 9 months)

Start-up and scale-up discount retail businesses

Aldi Holding

Retail (Large Retailers)

Member of the Board and Purchasing Board

Culemborg, The Netherlands

February 2009 - March 2019 (10 years and 1 month)

Board member responsible for all strategical, procurement and operational decisions and alignment with German headquarters

Discount Retail Consulting GmbH

Executive Partner

Düsseldorf

July 2019 - Today (3 years and 3 months)

DRC is an independent business development firm specialised in discount retail lean breakthrough (project) management and hands-on execution. With a critical understanding of the food and non-food discount retail sector you are helped with a pragmatic and action-oriented approach. DRC has a well-versed and experienced international discount retail team and an international market coverage operating from offices in Germany, Nigeria and Indonesia.

EBRD

Senior Advisor Sector Retail and FMCG  - As a freelancer

London, England Metropolitan Area

May 2020 - Today (2 years and 5 months)

DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

Co-Owner Start-up DARY  - As a freelancer

Heinsberg

March 2019 - May 2020 (1 year and 2 months)

E-commerce Hard Discount Retail platform

Aldi Nederland

CEO Aldi Roermond BV / member Dutch Board of Directors and Purchasing Board

Roermond, Netherlands

February 2009 - March 2019 (10 years and 1 month)

- day-to-day sales & operations, buying, logistics, finance, HR, real estate and more; - P&L, KPI management, assortment & private label development; expansion; - local marketing, refurbishment programs, productivity, talent & management programs. Aldi recruitment - promotion film 2009: https://youtu.be/qGgwYkf6jUc

Aldi GmbH & Co KG

Assistant to the Aldi Einkauf GmbH & Co KG Board

Essen - Lingen, Germany

February 2006 - January 2009 (2 years and 11 months)

Executed training-on-the-job from shop floor employee to deputy CEO.

Philips Lighting - Philips Healthcare

Resident senior project manager automotive

Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

October 2004 - January 2006 (1 year and 3 months)

Executed resident inhouse projects at Philips’ main 1st tier OEM customer Automotive Lighting (JV Magnetti Marelli Group and Bosch)

Philips

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt automotive project manager EMEA & USA

Kreisfreie Stadt Aachen Area, Germany

December 2003 - October 2004 (10 months)

- Increased sales significantly for Xenon cars and trucks lights within the Europe and USA market via option package sales and standardization (push strategy) - Increased drivers awareness for good car light and road safety with European media agencies and FIA organization (pull strategy)

Philips - Philips Healthcare

Product Marketing Manager automotive

Kreisfreie Stadt Aachen Area, Germany

May 2001 - January 2003 (1 year and 8 months)

- Executed projects product marketing in the global OE and Aftermarket head lighting department and developed the global head lighting roadmap - Implemented and supported CRM / E-business projects

KPMG - KPMG Organisation

Junior Consultant - Sustainability

Utrecht Area, Netherlands

January 2001 - June 2001 (5 months)

- Audited the Philips Sustainability Report 2000. - Benchmarked Asian electronic companies on sustainability (e.g. NEC, Sony, Mitsubishi, Matsushita / Panasonic, Daewoo, LG).

Philips - Philips Healthcare

Business Analyst

Tokyo, Japan

March 1999 - October 1999 (7 months)

Executed Japanese customer satisfaction research project for Philips within the Japanese medical market

ECR-Nederland

Student Job  - As a freelancer

Heerlen

June 1989 - June 1996 (7 years)

Education