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Edwin Ritmeester

Edwin Ritmeester is Principal for the EMEA Industry Practice, based at the Amsterdam office.

Edwin builds on twenty five years of industry experience in commercial and general management positions, executive search, talent acquisition and employer branding.

He has worked In the industry sector across Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Edwin worked in the automotive industry at OEM, Parts, Financial Services and Tier1 companies PACCAR, DAF Trucks and Bosal.

Before joining the manufacturing and automotive industry, Edwin was Managing Partner at AIMS Executive Search.

Edwin focuses on diversified manufacturing and automotive clients as well as supporting wider industrial organizations.

Edwin has successfully completed search assignments for small, medium and large companies, across family owned, private equity held and listed international OEMs.

He initiated and currently facilitates the digital automotive community ‘Automotive Linked' with more than 35,000 members worldwide.

Edwin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing & Economics and an MBA in General Management.

His native language is Dutch and he is fluent in English and German.