With his direct experience in the upcoming brands as well as the top brand- companies in the national and international automotive branch, Arjen de Jong is highly qualified for the position of Senior Advisor at Boyden Global Executive Search. Additionally Arjen has solid experience in various advising- and non-executive roles.
Arjen believes quality of management is determined by the company culture and the behaviour of people. Arjen is a welcome gast in board rooms, that offers Boyden new insights regarding the possibilities to connect organisation strategy with new talent. ‘’The DNA of candidates must be compatible with their future employers, but they also need the right inspiration, courage and feeling’’.
After many years of working as a Managing Director and CEO, where he led BMW Group Netherlands as well as being the chairman of the RAI Association, professional association of the automotive industry, the former Automotive Manager of the year settled in 2010 as a versatile and independent consultant. He also acts as coach, consultant, columnist and presenter. Arjen studied business and marketing in the Netherlands, London and Fontainebleau.