Geerten helps manufacturing and supply chain companies achieve breakthrough performance in their operations. The resulting benefits include sustained competitiveness in cost, customer service and quality, a continuous improvement system and culture, and improved skills, engagement and retention of the people of the enterprise.
Geerten has been in operations leadership and continuous improvement roles for the past 25 years, in a variety of settings globally. His operations experience spans supply chain, procurement, manufacturing and warehousing. He has worked in Primary Industry, Food and Beverage, Engineering, Pharmaceutical and FMCG. He counts among his clients Ballance Agri-Nutrients, Patchell Group, Hustler Equipment, Cedenco Foods, OPAC and EastPack kiwifruit, Sequal, SCA, Fulton Hogan, Synlait, Westland Milk Products and Fonterra.
He enjoys getting involved at shop-floor as well as at leadership level and connects well with people. He is not afraid to address the hardest of issues and does so in a direct but respectful way. He thus gets results by empowering leaders and people to achieve the cultural change needed to become an industry-leading player.