Tom D.

Executive & Investor in Business Consulting and Farming, former CEO in Building Materials firm

Belgium
English, Dutch

In my corporate career, I worked in various building products markets worldwide : wood panels, window profile systems, flooring, chemicals and B2B2C Retail. I lived and worked in the USA for 9 years, ...see more

  • Professional Services
  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Management Consulting
  • C-Level & Leadership

1000

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

Experience

Business Mentor

Ambits
11 months
Current position
Nov 2021 - Present
Through business mentoring, we help managers progress as leaders and people managers. We offer a system of structured guidance by business mentors who share their knowledge, skills, exp...see more

Board Member

Urban Crop Solutions
4 years
Current position
Apr 2019 - Present
Urban Crop Solutions is an end-to-end indoor farming solutions provider, supporting clients with contract research trials, business planning, as well as the engineering and construction...see more

CEO & Co-Investor

Urban Crop Solutions
3 years
Apr 2019 - Dec 2021
Urban Crop Solutions is a turnkey solutions provider in the fast-emerging indoor vertical farming industry. We install fully automated growth infrastructure using LED lighting that prod...see more

CEO (Carpets, Carpet Tiles, Rugs manufacturer: 670m EUR, 3600 FTE)

Balta Group
2 years
Mar 2016 - Aug 2018
Balta is the European leader in Area Rugs, Carpet & Carpet Tiles. Sales €689m to 130 countries, with 8 vertically integrated factories in Belgium, Turkey, USA, 4000 employees.

CEO, Director, Investor, Mentor

Kairos Management bv
7 years
Current position
Jan 2016 - Present
Kairos Management is a leading consulting company specialising in Operational Excellence, Innovation and Change. We assist large and mid-sized international companies in their deploymen...see more

President

EPPA - The European PVC Window Profiles and related Building Products Association
11 months
Mar 2015 - Feb 2016
The European PVC Window Profiles and related Building Products Association is a trade association that represents PVC window profile manufacturers across Europe. We work together with o...see more

CEO (Global no2 in PVC window and door systems 650m EUR, 4000FTE)

Deceuninck
7 years
Dec 2008 - Mar 2016
Deceuninck is worldwide leading designer & manufacturer of profile systems for PVC windows and doors. Sales €630mio to 91 countries. Operates 14 production sites in 10 countries, 3400 F...see more

President - BU Unilin Decor (wood panels for DIY, interior, furniture)

UNILIN
4 years
Sep 2004 - Nov 2008
Unilin Group is a global reference for interior design and building. We engineer, manufacture and market laminate flooring, luxury vinyl tiles, sheet vinyl, engineered parquet, carpet t...see more

Vice President Operations USA & General Manager BU woodcomposites

Deceuninck
9 years
Sep 1995 - Aug 2004
About At Deceuninck, we help you build a sustainable home. How? We offer you innovative solutions that help you create your own style, in the architecture and color that fits the beauty...see more

Logistics Manager Europe

Deceuninck
3 years
Feb 1992 - Aug 1995
About At Deceuninck, we help you build a sustainable home. How? We offer you innovative solutions that help you create your own style, in the architecture and color that fits the beauty...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Management Consulting
  • Professional Services
  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership