Founder & General Manager

As General Manager of M18, Vivian and her team work on Retained Executive Search (C-level) assignments, Talent Recruitment projects for junior- and middle management profiles and Interim Management assignments.

M18 has clients in a very broad range of sectors, including non-profit. We focus on the following expertise:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Operations Management
  • General Management

Vivian started M18 in the year 2000 and has been leading the company ever since.

Prior to starting a career in Executive Search, Vivian was mainly active in the telecom sector. She joined BT Plc in Sales and soon evolved to strategic business development (M&A), actively implementing the global strategy by creating joint ventures in various countries. In her last role at BT Belgium she was responsible for setting up and managing the Product Management department.

Vivian started her career as Research Analyst & Quality Practice Coordinator at McKinsey & Company.

Vivian has a double bachelor degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University  as well as an MBA from Nyenrode Business University in The Netherlands. She is also a Certified Assessor and Insights Practitioner.

Vivian is a Dutch national that has been living in Belgium since 1997. She is married and has two children.