Odgers Berndtson Netherlands, specialising in executive search and leadership services, is proud to announce that Kristien Janssen has become Managing Partner from 1 September 2023.
Kristien Janssen, a partner at Odgers Berndtson since 2019, succeeds Ed van der Sande, who returns to the Leadership Practice full-time after six years, focusing on Executive Search, Assessments and (Team) Coaching.
Kristien also continues to lead the Industry Practice where she guides top management in transitions within the manufacturing, transport & logistics, construction and energy industries.
"Over the past four years, Kristien has made a special contribution to the transformation we are undergoing as an organisation. Responding to the constantly changing needs of leaders and their companies. Her endless energy and commitment to us, her clients and candidates is contagious and inspiring. She helps us reinvent executive search - pushing boundaries and making a difference." says Ed van der Sande.
Kristien Janssen commented: 'I am immensely looking forward to taking up this new role, where I get to contribute to the development of our organisation and employees in addition to working intensively with our clients. We continue to invest in the growth of our organisation, enabling us to realise personal and organisational impact time and again. I feel tremendously supported by the team that looks beyond the assignment - through collaboration, a holistic and personal approach and innovation.
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