Number +32 2 779 52 52

Languages Dutch, French, English and German

Kathleen Van Maele


Areas of Focus

  • Industrial
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Public & Not for profit
  • International Business and Professional services
  • Logistics
  • Family Business & Private Equity

Kathleen is supporting private and public companies to find and select key competent profiles. The selection covers board functions, members of the Executive committees as well as rare specialists and future managers.

Prior to entering the domain of executive search, Kathleen has held different senior management positions in private companies, with a focus on Consumer markets, B2B and Public Sector (National & European institutions).

She has been in charge of large budgets and teams within different functional areas, across different countries. Her experience covers General Management, Innovation (Innovation Director Europe within SCA Packaging), Operations (Director Logistics & e-Business Europe SCA Tissue), Sales (Sales Director BeNeLux Lyreco) and Marketing (Customer Marketing Director Europe, SCA Hygiene Products).

Having worked with people across different countries in different divisions and sectors, she clearly understands the importance of finding profiles with strong leadership who are able to fit and shape the company’s culture & structure with the aim to inspire and motivate people.


Kathleen graduated as a Business Engineer and holds a degree in Industrial Economics (MBA programme) from the University of Leuven.

She speaks Dutch, French, English and German

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