Edwin Ritmeester
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Edwin Ritmeester

Managing Consultant, Industry

Edwin Ritmeester is Managing Consultant for Korn Ferry’s Industry Practice EMEA, based in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He brings over twenty-five years of industry experience, worked across Europe, but also spent time in the Middle East and the United States.

He is responsible for driving the growth of Korn Ferry’s Industry Practice in the region.

Over the last 15 years, Mr. Ritmeester has focused on attracting, developing and retaining specialists, managers and executives. He previously worked as Director, Global Talent Acquisition for Tier 1 automotive supplier Bosal and as Head of Talent Acquisition, Europe for OEM, Parts and Financial Services company PACCAR/DAF Trucks.

Before joining the automotive industry, Mr. Ritmeester was Managing Partner at AIMS Executive Search.

Next to his extensive experience in Talent Acquisition and Executive Search, he also is the owner and moderator of the automotive community: ‘Automotive Linked’ with more than 30,000 members around the world.

Mr. Ritmeester holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing & Economics and an MBA in General Management.

His native language is Dutch and he speaks English and German fluently as well.