Executive Search to the maritime and logistics industry in Asia and Europe.
Global Logistics Consultants Rotterdam Shanghai
You will need adequate senior management, able to adapt to that changing world and capable of implementing those changes. And you will need highly qualified professionals to fulfil your clients’ needs. More than ever you may need to review your shrink or growth scenario and (des) investment plans, either autonomously or through mergers and acquisitions.
Plimsoll, as leading executive search and M&A consultants for the international maritime and logistics industry, have been there since 1984 to help you determine and implement your strategy. With own offices in Rotterdam and Shanghai and with Experts for Experts partners covering 21 countries around the globe we are ready to serve you wherever you need us.
We have recently strengthened our team and expanded our geographical spread, enabling us to serve you even better. Adding to our existing front and back office team, our established network of associated partners and advisory board members and to our continuously growing network of international partners, I am proud to introduce our latest team members to you.
Dick H. Binkhorst
L. (Linda) Vos-de Wit (1971) – BSc Human Resources (1995) and MSc Psychology (pending)
Associated Senior Consultant Executive search and HR advice
Linda started her career in the Maritime industry in 1993. She has held positions in HR at Dock Express (Dockwise), Heinrich Hanno and Van Oord Dredging, all related to HRM; Coaching, Education and Management Development. Special projects comprised a.o. Internationalisation of the crew, Occupational health policies (i.c. appropriate human behaviour), Integrating ISM in VCA/ISO, implementing a new CBA for the Dredging industry and a new HR IT system. In 2011 Linda decided for an independent role, specialising in HR projects, coaching and HR-advice in the maritime industry.
She was a member of the Nautical Commission and the Education Commission of VBKO and a member of the Education Commission for the dredging industry of STC (Shipping Transport College) in Rotterdam on behalf of Van Oord.
Linda joined Plimsoll as an Associate Senior Consultant Executive search and HRM in April 2012. Please contact Linda at email@example.com
G.J. (Nanco) de Jong (1959) – BSc Nautical College, Vlissingen (1981)
Partner Executive Search and Strategy; Transportation & Technology
Nanco started his career in 1981 as a Merchant Navy Officer for Shell Tankers, where he continued in on shore positions in logistics and forwarding. He studied Business Administration at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He was responsible for the road transport and storage department of v.d. Wees Transporten, Dordrecht and managed his own road transport company, specialized in factory and machinery movements. He pursued his career as a Commercial Director with a high tech supplier to the merchant marine market, worked for Exel as a European Senior Project Manager, responsible for several project and interim management assignments within Exel, DHL and Gerlach. He was General Manager Samat Netherlands until he decided for participating turnaround management as a shareholder in a transport company in dire straits. Nanco has gained considerable general management, turn around and project management experience in road transport, shipping, forwarding and technology.
Nanco joined Plimsoll as a Partner for the Transportation & Technology industry vertical in March 2012.
Please contact Nanco at firstname.lastname@example.org
E.P. (Erik) Kappelle (1957) – MSc Business Administration (1984)
Associated Partner Corporate Finance
Erik started his career as an auditor international business at PWC. He has worked for the The Hague and Amsterdam Councils and gained experience in all aspects of financial, general and strategic management and in business (culture) change processes.
Since 2005 Erik is an established M&A consultant. He controls sale & purchase processes from A to Z and helps his principals with transaction preparation, business valuation, information memoranda, match making, deal structuring and negotiation as well as transaction finance.
He has sold businesses in the international port and transportation industry, production, wholesale, IT and HR and has developed vast experience as a dealmaker in Eastern Europe and the Black Sea area.
Erik joined Plimsoll as an Associate Partner Corporate Finance in 2010.
Please contact Erik at email@example.com
M.F.C. (Maurice) Gilissen (1961) – MSc (LLM) Dutch Law – Corporate and International Law
Associated Partner Belgium, based in Brussels
Maurice worked for the Frans Maas Group (DSV) as a company lawyer, general counsel, secretary to the board and director HRM. He subsequently was the CEO of the Ziegler Group and later on Managing Director of Transalliance Europe, responsible for the development of the group throughout Europe. Maurice has gained considerable general management and board level experience in the transport and logistics industry and maintains an excellent international network.
As from 2009 Maurice started as an independent consultant, mainly involved in M&A, Strategy, Interim Management, Executive Search and related assignments. Maurice fulfils several advisory and supervisory board positions.
Maurice joined Plimsoll (Europe) in spring 2012 as an Associated Partner Belgium. Please contact Maurice at firstname.lastname@example.org
Olivier Binkhorst, our Director China
The Asian Connection
I grab the opportunity to draw your attention once more to our Asian activities.
Thanks to his background in the port, shipping and logistics industry and his experience in China since early 2006 Olivier Binkhorst, our Director China, has managed to build up an extensive network of both clients and candidates at our Shanghai office.
Starting Plimsoll China in October 2008 at the worst moment of recent economic history, the synergy with our European activities has meanwhile stretched out from executive search to strategic consultancy, feasibility studies and M&A, covering the triangle Asia – Black Sea / Eastern Europe – Western Europe.
Do you consider activities in Asia?
Do you have a management issue there?
Would you like to get in contact with Chinese candidates, LSP’s, authorities or shippers?
You are most welcome to contact Olivier at our Shanghai Office via email@example.com
26/F Shanghai Times Square
93 Huaihai Zhong Rd.
Shanghai, 200021, China P.R.
T +8621 51176392
M +8615 921318600