The Rousselot Group is a business unit of VION Ingredients, a division of the VION Food Group. Rousselot is recognized as the global market leader in producing and sales of gelatins and collagen peptides. The company is a privileged partner of the nutraceutical, food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Headquartered in Son with a staff of 2.500 people spread out over 13 plants and 10 sales offices, it ensures worldwide presence in 4 continents and close proximity to its customers. Rousselot continuously seeks new product innovations and ways to develop markets. To maintain a leading market position, we are looking for a dynamic (m/f)
Global Sales & Marketing Director
In this position, you will be responsible for sales management and business development activities to accomplish the budgeted (financial) objectives. You will be the driving force for innovation and product development. Turnover responsibility is approximately € 400M. Together with regional management, you will roll out the corporate strategic pillars into regional commercial plans. You will establish a satisfactory customer base and conduct high level contract negotiations concerning key global clients. You will have leadership over technical support, regulatory affairs and marketing, and manage the regional sales managers (on a dotted line basis). You will report to the CEO of the Rousselot Group.
Your profile will feature an academic or Master degree in agro, food, pharmaceutical, chemistry or nutritional science + MBA. A minimum of 10-15 years of progressive experience and proven track record in international sales and marketing is required with (natural) raw materials. An authority, a natural leader with a clear global view based on an understanding of the quality and value needs in very different industry markets. A dealmaker, focusing on following the business and achieving ambitious company goals. A basic understanding of Dutch and fluent in English. Willing to be frequently present at the HQ office location and to travel worldwide for approximately 25-30% of the work.
Rousselot offers a crucial and demanding executive management position within the VION Food Group. The successful candidate will be working in a unique global network of production facilities, sales offices and new applications labs. Diversity of nationalities and cultures, the need for a strong company identity and team spirit are leading core values. Candidates will be professionals who live up to the highest working standards, are engaged, and have know-how of modern technologies in competitive B-to-B markets. A competitive remuneration package is offered.
Want to make an impact in a dynamic business world? Please apply directly in English using the link below, ref.no. 13907. For more information, you can contact Nico van Hertrooij and Hans van Heesch Board & Executive Consultants at Mercuri Urval, tel. +31 (0)40 - 2669800.
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