Since the90s, JAN NIERMANS has been rooted in the Munich region. However, his workplace has not always been in Munich, but also in North, East and West Germany. He also has worked and lived in France and Belgium with his family. Important, because only by living there you can learn about the country and the local customs.
Already in his first job as an assistant sales manager, he became familiar with international sales. It has been in Holland, his native country. Since then his sales management and executive positions with multinational corporations have taken him all over Europe and elsewhere in the world.
Senior consultant, former CEO and director of national and international sales and marketing teams. Long-standing track-record at executive level of international companies (Unilever, Bosch, Blaupunkt and Thermaflex). Multicultural, strongly oriented to results, hands-on approach.
Expert for the development and the successful leadership of sales organizations in DACH and in Europe. Extensive experience in the identification of cross-border synergy potentials to achieve both cost reductions and more effective international market development.
Professional in B2B markets, in industries like building technology, security systems, renewable energy, industrial equipment (OEM) and automotive accessories. Besides that, successful in international B2C sales in the consumer electronics industry and as a supplier for DIY stores. Experienced both in project business and in nationwide channel sales via wholesalers and retailers.
Studies in Business Administration (Nyenrode Business School, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Technical University Delft), graduated as a Master in Management.
Language skills: fluent in German, English, French and Dutch.