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Entrepreneurial Interim Manager with broad experience in purchasing, supply chain, operations, technology and project & change management. Create value by executing critical functions on a temporary basis which results in a cost-effective approach while contributing to the strategic direction.

Successfully managed value creation projects. Hands-on entrepreneur with strong vision, business acumen, solid technical & financial skills, people manager, influencer and coalition builder.

Practice in prominent global and regional companies, large mergers & acquisitions as well as in private equity backed scale-ups, in sectors medical devices, pharma, energy, automotive, construction, metal and consumer electronics.

Geert Bruynsteen

Geert Bruynsteen


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 Interim Management Assignments


Procurement Project Manager


  • M&A Integration purchasing in carve-out from Engie and merger with Bouygues
  • Consulting Purchasing Excellence.


Chief Operating Officer


  • Build team production, supply chain, warehousing, purchasing and outsourcing. 
  • Put in place procedures, reporting structures and operation controls. Implement growth strategy.

Smappee website


Process Lead Supply Chain


  • Integrate SAP S/4 HANA business processes in 25+ warehouse operations including 3PL, drive harmonized and optimized end-to-end processes for distribution of finished goods in EMIA.
  • Change management new operating model, coordinating impact and prepare go-live.


Supply Chain Consultant


  • Supply chain contract manufacturing oversight for merger Upjohn / Mylan into Viatris entity.
  • Drive risk management and roll out of operating model, processes, and ways of working.


Project Director

  • Execute strategic investment project to modernize zinc production process at Nedzink; build new production plant, warehouse & expedition. Work with C-level management team and report progress to board of directors.
  • Responsible for general project management civil works, utilities, electrical, piping to enable installation and start up of casting, rolling, and finishing equipment.

Announcement Olympus project

Van Hool

Chief Procurement Officer


  • Develop As Is/ To Be, people, processes, organization, change management, digitalization supply chain
  • Prepare purchasing set up in new USA plant considering ‘buy America’ act, DBE.

Van Hool website


Purchase & Warehouse Manager


  • Supply chain business process development and prepare for ERP transition project.
  • Business continuation until new manager on board

Imec website

Punch Powertrain

Supply Chain Project Manager


  • Manage supply chain for introduction of new generation transmission.
  • Coordinate & liaise supply chain operations in Sint-Truiden and China.


Procurement Manager


  • Business continuation until new manager on board.
  • Develop procurement strategy, governance & processes, AS-IS => TO-BE.

D’Ieteren website


Procurement & Supply Chain Consultant


  • Strategic sourcing for an innovation program involving the internet of things (IoT).
  • Set up supply chain to execute the program and define procedures for quality management, traceability and customer service.

Premium Sound Solutions

Purchasing Manager Europe

  • Lead and manage a group (12 FTE) of Initial Buyers and Supplier Quality Engineers, design and implement of change management.
  • Improve business processes to pass audits of major automotive customers and increase supplier quality.




Supply Chain Manager

  •  In-source operation to start lean production of Idylla in Mechelen. Set up supply chain, warehousing, incoming quality control, traceability in goods flow.
  • Contract vendors and negotiate transfer at the best conditions.


Purchasing Consultant

  • Purchasing projects Capex & Opex in renewable energy such as wind, biomass, solar power but also in thermal & nuclear power plants.
  • Drive purchasing strategy with multifunctional teams. Negotiations and Contracting Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO).