CHIEF COACH, LSSMBB
Damen is an Operational Excellence Professional with nearly 30 years of coaching experience in oil & gas, automotive, aerospace and FMCG environments. A specialist in process improvement and lean transformation, has successfully developed the road map, implementing management & lean deployment across multi-site international businesses.
Damen works at the sharp end of business to help organizations transform and grow in an ever-evolving world. He combines his obsession and drive for perfection and balances it out with his ability to see the bigger picture coupled with his business acumen. He has coached and lived in the US, Europe and The Middle East. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has been recognized as a first class professional Lean Coach.
Fortune 500 companies, regional and global industry leaders in automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, fast moving consumer goods, and industrial productivity.
DIRECTOR, CONSULTANT & MASTER TRAINER
Well versed at working with all levels of leadership, leading multinational and multifunctional teams, he holds many Lean certifications from renowned institutes, practically applying this knowledge in global brands like Ford, Petroleum Development Oman, BMW, Rockwell Collins, Atlas Copco, AG Barr, Jaguar Land Rover, Unipart, Rexam, & Toyota.
Since 1997 he has been engaged in leading transformations in greenfield and established sites with skills in change management and leadership coaching. With extensive experience in manufacturing, sales and marketing, customer journey mapping, project management, construction, engineering, supply chain and procurement.
PASSIONATE ABOUT TALENT & BUILDING CAPABILITY
Created tailor-made customer focused training that led to breakthroughs in problem solving capability and organic growth. Developed Leaders as coaches ultimately leading to adaptive teams that thrive and grow and continuously move forward.
Away from business improvement activities he is a keen keep fit enthusiast, a qualified personal fitness trainer and also owns a reputed fitness club. He currently resides in Muscat, Oman.