Ralf V.

Executive with 10+ years in the Logistics & Transportation Industry, specializing in Business Development

United States of America
English, Persian

Ralf van der Ven is an entrepreneur and business builder at heart with a proven corporate track record in the generation of enterprise and top line growth in the Oil, Gas and Chemicals industry. He ha...see more

  • Oil & Gas
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • ...

500

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

Experience

Managing Partner

Acretio - Corporate and Venture Growth
3 years
Current position
Apr 2020 - Present
We are a specialized infrastructure advisory and investment firm. Ammonia, Ethylene, LPG, Oil Products and Chemicals. As well as Energy Transition.

Managing Director Vopak Moda Houston

Vopak
10 months
Apr 2019 - Feb 2020
Responsible for the construction, future operations and expansion of a greenfield terminal along the Houston Ship Channel.

Commercial and Business Development Director

Vopak
6 years
Jul 2013 - Aug 2019
Responsible for the Management of revenue of the existing storage capacity as well as business development projects across the Americas region.

Chairman Of The Board Of Directors

Pyranha pest control
2 years
Mar 2012 - Sep 2013
Managing the independent board efforts in a traditional family owned business.

Director Business Development and M&A

Vopak
3 years
Mar 2010 - Jun 2013
Management of Vopak's growth efforts in North America.

Managing Partner

Enspirall Capital
13 years
Current position
Nov 2009 - Present
Skills: Start-up Ventures · Developing New Markets · Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) · New Business Development.

Energy Accelerator Advisor

Houston Technology Center
1 year
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
Volunteer advisor to help start-ups in the Energy and Healthcare sector to progress from idea to revenue.

Global Director Sales Operations - Lubricants Division

Shell
2 years
Apr 2006 - Aug 2008
Design and implementation of a Sales Excellence program for our global sales force of approximately 2500. Includes scorecards and target setting, remuneration, sales process, global CRM...see more

President & GM Shell Gas (LPG) USA

Shell
2 years
Jan 2004 - Mar 2006
Management of P&L and Operations.

M&A Manager LPG, North America

Shell
2 years
Mar 2002 - Dec 2003
New Market Entry Management in North America and Portfolio reviews of LPG businesses in the Americas

VP sales Asia Pacific

Trade-Ranger
1 year
Jan 2001 - Jan 2002
Supplier adoption and Buyer recruitment across Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Senior Business Development Consultant, Shell Services International

Shell
3 years
Jan 1998 - Jan 2001
Internal resources for various Business Development project across Shell's Downstream and Chemicals portfolio in the US.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Oil & Gas
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Sales

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • New Business Development
  • Project Management