“Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth”- Peter Drucker
This holds perfect for Frans Damen, a global business leader and a life-long entrepreneur. Over the years, Frans has founded, co-founded, mentored and built organizations across different industry verticals, which made him a versatile and agile business visionary. His penchant for innovation and passion for business lead him to spearhead and give directions to many successful start-ups. Frans Damen’s association with Kaar started in the year 2006, which has hitherto been very strong. He plays an advisory role by sharing his valuable business wisdom.
Frans started his career with FrieslandCampina, a dairy company, wherein he donned many roles from operations to corporate strategy, showing versatility in earlier stages of his career. He then forayed into SAP consulting and went on to become the managing director of Phobos (now Simac Phobos). Currently, Frans is the CEO of Hooverkamp BV, developer of bManager! application that helps managers across the globe to improve both their individual performance and that of the company. He also handles Sales & Marketing and business operations at Hooverkamp.
Frans holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Tilburg University, Netherlands. With more than 20 years of multi-cultural business experience, he encourages and nurtures many entrepreneurial ventures. When it comes to personal interest, Frans Damen is a great admirer of nature and loves to spend his leisure time enjoying serene beauty of country-side meadows.