Ger van den Kerkhof
Background of 22 years in different industrial management positions in Philips Electronics. From Group Leader to Business Unit Manager and Industrial Director, responsible for the manufacturing footprint of the business unit. Set-up and managed a factory in Suzhou (PRC) for 1 ½ years.
Since 2008 working in Flanders Make (Strategic Research Centre for the Manufacturing Industry), also in different positions. Strategy and Business Development Manager, Sales Manager and currently Senior Account Manager EU affairs; responsible for the European footprint of Flanders Make.
Flanders Make supports the manufacturing industry with open innovation through excellent research and state of the art infrastructure. We aim to realise a top-level research network in Flanders and in Europe that delivers full support to the innovation projects of manufacturing companies. This way, Flanders Make with its 500 researchers wants to contribute to new products and production processes that help to realise the vehicles, machines and factories of the future.