Business Development Director, Owens & Minor Movianto
As from September 2014, Eric Willems (1977) joined Owens & Minor Movianto (O&M Movianto) as Business Development Director. Eric’s focus is supporting Medical Device Manufacturers on optimizing their European Supply Chain and to develop the required infrastructure and service portfolio within O&M Movianto. Eric has been active in the International Supply Chain industry since 2000, with a strong background in Logistics Engineering.
Prior to joining O&M Movianto, Eric has been with Holland International Distribution Council (NDL/HIDC) as Senior Manager Supply Chain Solutions North America and Brazil for 3 years. Primary focus was on attracting European supply chain activities of US, Canada and Brazil based manufacturers to the Netherlands. In addition, Eric monitored trends and developments in European supply chains, with a special focus on the Life Sciences industry. Prior to working for NDL/HIDC, Eric worked with FedEx Supply Chain EMEA in various positions for 11 years. With an extensive background in Logistics Engineering, Eric gained experience in international operations management, supply chain design and implementation as well as strategic business development. In his most recent post of Business Development Manager he was responsible for all new business development activities (lead management, solution design, presenting, contract negotiation, implementation and customer relation) for complex fulfilment, global critical inventory logistics, after sales and temperature controlled transportation services solutions with assigned territories in the United States and Asia Pacific.
Eric attained his Bachelor degree in Logistics & Economics at the Fontys University of Applied Science, Engineering and Logistics in Venlo, the Netherlands. During his career he took various classes in the field of finance, sales and project management.
Eric is married and father of three children. He enjoys traveling, sports and admires a freshly brewed beer.
About O&M Movianto
O&M Movianto is a leading healthcare logistics company dedicated to Connecting Life Science companies to the point of care to enable better patient outcomes. O&M Movianto provides logistics services across the spectrum of Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Biotech and Pharmaceutical products. With logistics platforms strategically located in the United States and Europe, O&M serves markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. In the European Market, O&M Movianto operates over 20 Fulfilment Centres in 12 European Countries, all dedicated to HealthCare Products. Our service portfolio includes Warehousing, Distribution, Customer Service, Order to Cash and Invoicing as well as Value Added Services (surgical kitting, IFU, labelling, etc), specific designed around our Clients unique requirements and all embedded in our European Quality Management System (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, cGxP, etc.).