Karin Tak, Group Director at the Rotterdam office focuses on Executive Search and Talent Services both national and international. Karin started in Mercuri Urval in 1998 as an allround consultant mainly working with small and big industrial clients. She quickly supported clients around the globe in Greenfield projects (Professional Recruitment and development), Team Coaching and Executive Coaching. From 2010 until 2016 she was the Managing Director for Mercuri Urval in China. Since her return she passionately works with clients on improvement projects and people issues from an broad and innovative perspective.
Karin started her career as a Chemical Engineer in ICI. She developed in several roles (project engineer, QHSE engineer). She quickly understood that people make the difference on the path to success. This strengthened her to take the decision to work in Mercuri Urval.
She has a strong drive to work with people around the globe. Besides China she also worked on projects in India and Suriname. Parallel to her job she truly enjoys volunteering with the elderly and disabled.
Karin has a Chemical Engineering degree and is fluent in Dutch and English.