Archive | May, 2012


24 May

 (Interim) Training & Readiness Global Lead Team Microsoft The Wunderman Network, Paris

March – September 2012

As part of the global team for Microsoft @ the Wunderman network fulfilling the role of Training & Readiness Global Lead. The training & readiness program is an ongoing learning program for all members of Team Microsoft throughout the Wunderman network.

Communications Manager Hotel School The Hague, October & November 2012
I organized the opening event of the new campus in Amsterdam, coordinating the logistics and the program for quests. Next to this I worked with the departmental Interim head to create a new internal way of working, clarity of ongoing projects and plans for moving forward as a semi-commercial organization.


23 May

 Sr. Account Manager Team Microsoft TheseDays Amsterdam 

October – December 2011

Interim Sr. Account Manager for Team Microsoft. Working on various Global Advertising, Western European and local campaigns and projects. Secondary responsibility assisting with team readiness and coordinating between Antwerp and Amsterdam Offices


Account Director at TBWA\BEC (United States of Fans) , Amsterdam

June – September 2011

Interim Account Director for the clients WE Fashion and Eredivisie Live. Principal projects during the summer months were tv commercials for Eredivise Live and 6-weekly online activation programs (microsites and EDM) for WE Fashion in 6 countries along with helping to determine the timings and project plan for the following campaign period.


International Account Director – JWT International Amsterdam

February – May 2011

Interim Account Director for the clients SwissRe, a global re-insurer, and Bridgestone. For Bridgestone global TV and print ads were produced which were, together with OOH and rich media, rolled out for a campaign in 6 European markets. SwissRe was primarily a number of smaller communications project for both their global as regional hubs.


Producer/Project Manager at EuroRSCG4D Amsterdam

An assignment for the Euro NYC team for their client IBM USA – production of 3d animation film. Keeping deadlines, feedback, wishes, ideas and


22 May

 International Account Director Team Unilever at DDB Amsterdam

October to December 2010

Responsible for the European Family Brands portfolio. Principle project coordinating the 2011 campaign development.

Client Manager at Design Bridge Amsterdam

August & September 2010

Something different – packaging design. Part of the client team to a large biscuit, candy and cracker producer in the Mideast. Literally everything in their range was being re-designed and renewed. From new subcategories to development of names and identities down to the individual packaging.

International Account Director at Strawberry Frog Amsterdam

May – July 2010

Part of the online P&G Pampers team for Western Europe. Biggest project during this period was translating the Pampers UK ‘’experts online’’ website to a mobile- based system for Nigeria. The technical team was in the US, the client in Geneva and Turky and the local test team was in Nigeria – time zone and user testing coordination was key.

International Account Director Team Unilever at DDB Amsterdam

February through April 2010

Responsible for the European Carte d’Or and International HeartBrand account team for Unilever Ice Cream. Principle projects were coordinating the 2011 European Carte d’Or Campaign, analysis, guidelines and research materials for the new HeartBrand communications platform and starting a new project for the marketing platform from 2012.

Sr. Project Manager at EuroRSCG 4D Amsterdam

December 2009 – January 2010

Short project for the month of December and January. Supporting the account teams on Danone and Kraft for a special worldwide website deployment and concept development for a new corporate website.


21 May

Special Consultant Wunderman Microsoft Team at Wunderman Milan

October – December 2009

Special consultant to Wunderman Microsoft team to help during the start-up phase in this market for the global client work on Microsoft. Worked on localizing several global campaigns in the Italian market, including the introduction of Windows 7. Also helped train the local team and streamline processes for working on this new network client.
Account Director at TheseDays Amsterdam

June 2009 – September 2009

Worked on recently acquired network account at new location of Belgian interactive agency. Agency was assigned part of Microsoft Netherlands business through network connection. Assignment: next to initial client servicing and campaign execution and production to help set up the internal structure for this new client.

Marketing Communications Executive at Radio 538

May 2009 – June 2009

Eight week assignment to the Marketing department of commercial FM radio station. Worked on a number of consumer and B2B campaigns.

Sr. Project Manager at Tribal DDB, Amsterdam

December 2008 – January 2009

Worked with Tribal DDB and DDB London team on a new Kitchen Appliances Internet platform for Philips Global Consumer Lifestyle.


20 May

Sr. Account Manager at Euro RSCG 4D, Amsterdam

August 2008 – October 2008 & November – December 2008

Coordinated a new multi-media campaign for Kraft Jacob Cronat Gold in the Polish market. TVC, Outdoor and online arena for marketing push of coffee product. Also worked on new Internet platform [B2C] for Kraft Cote d’Or repositioning in the Belgian market.

Communications Officer at Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.

February 2008 – August 2008

Maternity leave coverage in the Communications Division on the Marine Products. Coordinated and drew up the annual marketing tools plans and allocated budget from creative development to production and shipping. Workshopped with European markets to identify marketing needs and develop creative briefs accordingly. Briefed and supervised the creative agency development of the creative tools. Organized the photo shoot of the new models. Supervised creative development and execution of the marketing items.


19 May

Account Manager a.i. at McCann Erickson, Amsterdam

December 2007 – January 2008

Specifically retained to help roll-out the Vista introduction campaign in the Netherlands market.


Sr. Project Manager (Freelance) at Tribal DDB, Amsterdam

September 2007 – December 2007

Philips Global and Europe campaign projects. Coordinated the online campaigns, execution and production of the award-winning AmbX product range, Philips UK Christmas joint promotion with and a multi-media campaign development for a new earphones product.
Account Director Philips Global (Freelance) at DDB, Amsterdam

June 2007 – September 2007

A number of Philips Global advertising projects, including a TV commercial for Philips Juicer and Espresso Machine, the creative execution of POS and online materials for Philips AmbX and worked with the AUREA advertising team for European roll out of the print campaign.

Sr. Project Manager (Freelance) at Euro RSCG 4D, Amsterdam

February 2007 – May 2007

Freelance project manager on the Volvo – Pirates of the Caribbean Joint Promotion ‘’Hunt 2007’’ team. An award-winning interactive online promotion spanning 22 games, 20 countries and 24 languages.


18 May

Account Director – Philips Global CE (Freelance) at DDB, Amsterdam

May 2006 – October 2006

Advertising projects for Philips Consumer Electronics. TV and print campaigns, from creative development to rollout, for the Philips Ambilight Flat TV for global markets.

Freelance Account Manager, Wunderman Amsterdam

March – May 2006

Worked on a special retail platform for Philips domestic appliances for the World Championship Football Tournament. This website was design to allow consumers to custom order team shirts based on redemption of product codes or payment.


17 May

Account Director (Freelance) at Proximity, Amsterdam

October 2005 – January 2006

Working primarily on the Shell Retail account – a new win for the Proximity network. Retail promotions at Shell stations within the Netherlands and coordinating the marketing efforts of the Belgian, Luxembourg and French markets. Also worked on a national Direct marketing program for AEP products and an internet campaign for Kijkshop.
Account Manager (Freelance) at FCB Amsterdam

May 2005 – October 2005

Worked on the on Kia Netherlands and SC Johnson accounts. Primarily print and TV advertising combined with action marketing.
Account Manager (Freelance) at McCann Erickson, Amsterdam

January 2005 – May 2005

Worked on the Microsoft Netherlands team, including on a retail chain campaign for Office, Microsoft XP revitalisation and the Miscrosoft Partner Program.


16 May

Account Director at Mercuryseven, Amsterdam

December 2002 – September 2004

Primary client contact, project and budget responsible for the following clients: Madame Tussaud’s Amsterdam [brand campaign and special display card deck], Plus Magazine [brand campaign], Noorderdierenpark [season pass recruitment] and Avery Dennison [internal branding] . Also responsible for internal processes and traffic as well as agency publicity. Member of the New Business and Management team.