Wim is a creative and experienced senior leader who brings 30 years’ industry and consulting experience. He specialises in supply chain, operational and financial management, strategy development and execution, corporate governance, people and change management.
Highly team-oriented and able to develop and communicate a clear vision while assembling and galvanising high-performing teams. Has worked extensively in the Consumer Industry sector, working with global clients to innovate and grow, enabled by Digital and Technology. Over the years, has built long-term, trusted advisor relationships with senior executives in the world largest companies.
Wim is passionate about asking the better questions to develop innovative answers for our clients who face even more complex business challenges as we enter an age of superfluid markets, and for our people, building high aspiring teams where the best ideas win.
Wim is a truly global citizen having lived, worked, and travelled in over 40 countries. Previously, Wim was EY’s Performance Improvement leader, building out a cohesive Africa-wide consulting business in partnership with the regional practices and domain leaders. He also has held senior executive roles in industry, including SAB Miller, DHL, and Philips Electronics.
Over the years, Wim has been a formal mentor to a number of high potential women in EY and was an Executive Member of the African Advisory Leadership.
Currently Wim is the African Consumer Industry Leader at EY working to implement EY’s global strategy and to deliver exceptional client service to EY’s global clients.
Wim holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, is MCIPS and CPIM accredited, and is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Wim is an accomplished public speaker and panellist and has spoken at various professional and industry events.