Erik Elgersma, Ph.D i s Director of Strategic Analysis at FrieslandCampina Cheese, Butter and Milk powder (sales ~ € 3 bn/year). He is working with FrieslandCampina since 1999 and has held positions in Corporate Strategy, in Business Development (being based in Malaysia for 4.5 years) and in Innovation Management. In all these positions, he has formally and informally been leading the strategic analysis practice in FrieslandCampina. Prior to joining FrieslandCampina, he worked for Akzo Nobel Chemicals in Strategy and Analysis and initially in R&D management.
He holds Ph.D. and a M.Sc. from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and has attended executive education at Harvard Business School, IMD, Insead, London School of Economics and at Jane’s Military Intelligence in London. He is also an alumnus of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Vienna.
In short, he is a strategic analysis practitioner with some 35,000 flight hours, has worked on projects spanning over 100 countries worldwide and relating to both the B2B and (branded) FMCG channels in food and chemicals.
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