Ed F.

Professional with 40+ years experience in the Furniture industry

German, English

Human Resource member in the Kas Bank in Amsterdam included the responsibility for all Facility managment. Developed a Facility Managment organization and headed this organization General manager for ...see more

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Operations


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



EF Connecting and Consultation
12 years
Current position
Mar 2011 - Present
Connecting People and Business for Inter(nat)ional opportunities

Distribution Managment

Herman Miller
1 year
Nov 2009 - Dec 2010
Developing Distribution for Germany-Scandinavie and Eastern Europe


4 years
Jan 2005 - Jan 2009
FEMB is the European Office Furniture Association. The "voice" of the office furniture industry Contributing to the well-being of the European Workforce We foster standardization and ha...see more

VP International Business

Samas N.V.
7 years
May 2003 - Nov 2009
Responsible for all International activties of the Group. Distribution and Export for non Samas countries International Customers and Contracts International Partnerships

General Manager

Samas BV (Aspa and Assenburg)
6 years
Jun 1997 - Jan 2003
Sales and Marketing for Direct and Dealer sales organization in the Benelux. Product Development for the companies. Responsible for Export and the UK subsidairy.

Commercial director

Assenburg Office Furniture
5 years
May 1992 - Jun 1997
Sales and Marketing , Dealer Development, Export and productdevelopment

MD Netherlands and North Europe

Steelcase Strafor (Pohlschroder)
10 years
Apr 1981 - May 1991
Started as MD for The Netherlands in growing Steelcase Strafor in the country. Became responsible for Sales and Marketing of The Nordic countries in 1987. Cooperation with German daught...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Retail & Ecommerce

Role experience

  • Operations