Leadership

Our company is led by a thirteen-member Executive Management Team. Our leadership group combines deep industry experience with highly relevant functional experience from leading companies in a range of industries. In bringing this diversity of experience and skills together, we have the right team in place to move BME Group forward.

CEO

Remco Teulings
Group Chief Executive Officer
Remco is Chief Executive Officer of BME Group – based in Amsterdam. Remco has extensive experience working across the value chain. Between 2007 and 2012, Remco was CEO/ Managing Director of Central Europe for Knauf Insulation. In 2012 he took up the role as Divisional President at Tarkett, the multi-national flooring business. In 2017, Remco joined CRH Europe Distribution (now BME) as Managing Director and has led BME as CEO since it became an independent business in 2019.

GROUP FUNCTIONS

Jan Bos
Group Chief Financial Officer
Jan is Chief Financial Officer of BME Group – based in Amsterdam. Jan has extensive experience in leading transformation strategies at large organisations, as well as broad public market experience. Jan began his career working as a Consultant and Internal Auditor at KPN before moving to PostNL (previously TNT Post) in 1997, where he held various senior management positions before taking up the role of CFO in 2011. Jan has been CFO of BME Group since May 2020.
Alexander Noomen
Group SVP Transformation & Digital
Alexander has deep expertise in leading businesses into the future, with extensive experience driving change and transformation at private equity-owned businesses. His prior experience included roles within LeasePlan, TNT, and Bain & Company.
Désiré Jansen
Group SVP Human Resources
Désiré has a background in people and organization transformation, organizational design, talent management & leadership development and executive recruitment among others. Her prior experience included roles within Ahold Delhaize and Office Depot.
John Tros
Group SVP Procurement
John has an international background in management, business development, business & IT transformations, sourcing & procurement and business continuity within several industries. His prior experience included management roles within KPMG Advisory, Ahold Delhaize and ABN AMRO.
Fabian Koppert
Group SVP Strategy & Development
Fabian has a background in business strategy and international corporate development for a variety of sectors. His expertise is in mergers & acquisitions, business strategy and real estate. His prior experience included roles within CRH, Rentokil and KPMG.
Bas Beurskens
Bas Beurskens
Group VP Supply Chain
Bas is an experienced supply chain professional with a background in retail, distribution, manufacturing, consultancy and outsourcing. His expertise lies in efficiency and cost management. His prior experience included various roles within Staples.

SEGMENT FUNCTIONS

Netherlands & Belgium, Co-heads

Jan Boon
Jan Boon
Managing Director Netherlands & Belgium
Jan is an experienced business leader in the field of building materials with a strong background in finance. His prior experience included roles within CRH, Isero and Cementbouw.
Paul Rombouts
Managing Director SHAP Belgium & Business Development SHAP Group
Paul has over 25 years of experience in international management, sales, marketing, business development and operations. His prior experience included various roles at Brady Corporation.

Germany & Austria, Co-heads

Andreas Strietzel
Managing Director Germany & Austria
Andreas has over 25 years of managing experience in the field of building materials and business development. His prior experience included finance roles at Thyssen Krupp Group.
Erik Braeuninger
Managing Director SHAP Germany
Erik is an experienced business leader with over 30 years of experience in SHAP business, holding excellent connections. His prior experience included supervisory board position at ISG purchasing group and a board of directors position at D.G.-Haustechnik Association.

South Western Europe, Co-heads

Olivier Touchais
Managing Director South Europe & Group Commercial Excellence Lead
Olivier has a strong background in management and business development. Besides leading France, Spain and Portugal , he is also leading the commercial excellence strategic initiative for the Group. His prior experience included various roles within Honeywell.
Jacques Herber
Managing Director Switzerland
Jacques has extensive international experience in the B2B services sector and has successfully led high-growth companies and turn-arounds. Previously, Jacques acted as Group COO for Selecta and parallel to this, he also led projects for Bain Capital and KKR. Before this, he held senior management positions at ECOLAB across various regions.