Eric Hogenboom

Interim Manager & Management Coach

Earlier in his career, Eric gained over 25 years of international management experience with DSM and SABIC. He held supervisory board/ executive board, vice-president and senior director positions in global operating units.
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Interim Manager’s Offering:
Eric specializes in quick scans of organizations, disentanglement of complex issues, and priority setting for driving sustainable improvements and results. His business experience enables him to quickly gain insights in new organizations and identifying the main drivers for improvement. Eric has deep understanding of strategy, commercial and innovation processes. He combines this insight with a pragmatic view on cash flow management and cost control drivers. As interim manager Eric worked successfully with a diverse set of small to medium size organizations that require radical change for future success.

Management Coaching Offering:

Eric is sparring partner, challenger and coach for managers, directors and high potentials. He is committed to share his broad experience to enhance people’s self-leadership-awareness in individual coaching sessions. He combines an engaging style with tenacity, consistency and thoughtfulness.

Areas of Expertise:
• Business Leadership
• Acquisition integration
• Commercial leadership
• Company Governance
• Innovation Management
• Operational Excellence
• Talent Management
• Cash flow management

Levels of Experience:
• Board level
• Director/Owners
• Senior management
• High potentials

Functional Experiences:
• Marketing & Sales
• Research & Development
• Finance

Professional/Corporate Experience:
• Supervisory and Executive Boardmember (SABIC and DSM)
• President Dutch Chemical Industry Association (VNCI)
• European Vice President within the chemical industry (DSM and SABIC)
• Co-CEO and Managing Director in the IT sector (Valid)
• Broad commercial and R&D management experience

• Master degree in Applied Physics, major in solid state physics & surface science
• Certificate on post doc education in Polymer science
• Certificate of short track MBA from Erasmus University
• Certificate Tuck University on Strategic Leadership
• Certificate IMD Business school on Mobilizing teams

Representative Clients:
• VALID ICT solutions (Interim Co-CEO and Managing Director)
• Dutch Polymer Institute (Commercial Strategy Consultant)
• Top 3 strategic management consulting companies (PetChem Consultant)
• BrightLands Chemelot Campus: Venture Expert for two start-up companies
• Avery Dennison (key note on commodity marketing)