Marc brings over 20 years of executive experience from the chemicals industry to his clients, whom he assists with growth initiatives, strategy development and transaction support.

About Marc

Marc is a Principal based in the Amsterdam office. He is a core member of ADL’s Chemicals Practice and a member of the Strategy & Organization Practice. Marc focuses on the chemicals, materials and feed & food industries. 

Marc is a functional expert in:

  • (Commercial) strategy development and implementation (planning and execution)
  • Product & business development strategy

Before joining Arthur D. Little, Marc spent 25 years in the chemicals and related industries, in which he held a variety of marketing, sales and innovation roles at companies such as BASF, Cargill, ICI, Kraton, Shell and Synthomer, at director and VP level. Marc has worked extensively in the US and Asia, notably Japan and China, and lived in the UK for about six years.

Marc holds an MSc in chemistry and has completed several executive education courses (i.a. at Wharton). He is fluent in Dutch and English and speaks conversational German. In addition to his work at Arthur D. Little, Marc is an advisor to two start-ups, one in the UK (catalysts) and the other in the Netherlands (home decoration). Marc lives with his partner in a leafy part of the Netherlands, and enjoys playing golf, hiking and cooking in his spare time.

Past Experience
Synthomer
Marketing & Sales Director
Cargill
VP Marketing & Technology
ICI
Global Marketing Director
Education
University of Groningen
MSc Polymer Chemistry