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Peter de Jong

Region: Europe/Middle East/Africa
Tel: + 31 6 11 300 964

Signium Netherlands
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Practice Groups: Industrial, Consumer, Professional Services, Life Sciences


After (inter-) national roles in General, Marketing & Sales Management in Consumer Products in B2C, as well as in Out-of-Home at Danone, Nestlé, Unilever and Metro, Peter is active in Executive Search since 2000. At Stanton Chase he served as Board member between 2006 and 2011. Peter joined Signium in 2014 as Managing Partner NL and was elected VP Marketing and Global Board Member in February 2019.

He has completed hundreds of searches across all functional disciplines in Mid and Senior Management, both for local and international positions based in the Netherlands. Furthermore he has referred > 150 searches to sister offices. His prime driver is matching cultures of companies and candidates. Peter's industry specializations are Consumer Products, Industrial, Life Sciences and Family Owned Business.

Peter has also served 7 years on the Board of Advisors of RightToPlay NL, a humanitarian organisation, helping to contribute to a better life for children in need. His tenure for Unilever in Malawi in Africa has played a big role in his deep sympathy for people who are born in less fortunate circumstances. 

He enjoys his family, sports (fitness & playing competitive golf), international travel, food & wine, is fond of animals and is a fan of Feyenoord. Furthermore he is by nature interested in people and what makes them tick; he also movies and reading. Peter holds a Bachelor of Business Economics & MBA from the University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He is fluent in Dutch, English, French and German.