Rik Zuidmeer

Executive Vice President and Partner

Rik Zuidmeer, based in The Netherlands, is Partner and International Business Lead in Mercuri Urval's International Leadership Team. Working closely with colleagues in the offices of all our 21 countries delivering projects on all continents.

Rik is teaming up with our Key Account Managers in order to provide our clients with high-qualitative tailormade solutions for their Executive Search and Premium Talent Advisory needs. He also makes sure our clients benefit from our Global Reach and our diverse population of great consultants. Rik likes to stay close to the business and his clients, as he runs a team of consultants in the Netherlands and is the Executive Director for Mercuri Urval Netherlands B.V.

Before joining Mercuri Urval, Rik worked as an Officer for the Dutch Army for 12 years and in the Retail sector both in various management positions. Rik finds it important to contribute to society acting as a Chairman in voluntary organisations and member of an Advisory Board in the sports and education sector.

Rik graduated from the OCOSD (Military Academy) and earned a Master Degree at the Free University of Amsterdam: graduated at the Faculty of Business Economics with a specialisation in Management Consultancy.